JoJo France
Pitt-Greensburg UPGM 4-9, 1-5 AMCC
Penn State Altoona ALTM 4-10, 3-5 AMCC
Score By Periods
Team 1 2 F
Pitt-Greensburg UPGM 39 56 95
Penn State Altoona ALTM 48 51 99

Game Recap: Men's Basketball |

Men's Basketball Falls To Penn State Altoona In High Scoring Matchup Despite Career Night From Seigfreid

ALTOONA- Cam Seigfreid scored a career-high 30 points and the Pitt-Greensburg men's basketball team had their highest scoring outing of the season, but Penn State Altoona would hold on for a 99-95 victory.

Seigfried put together an efficient evening en route to his game-high scoring output, hitting 10-of-12 from the floor and knocked down a career-best 6-of-7 from behind the three-point arc. The sophomore guard also hit all four of his attempts at the charity stripe and dished out four assists. 

The 95 points for Pitt-Greensburg are the most points scored in a game under second-year head coach Brody Jackson, and are the highest since a 108-97 victory over Franciscan on February 3, 2016. 

Pitt-Greensburg shot the ball well in defeat, hitting 32-of-70 from the field for a 45.7% effort, which included a season-high 14 three-pointers. 

JoJo France came off the bench and gave the Bobcats great production with 16 points and three assists. France drained three shots from behind the three-point arc, went 3-of-5 from the free-throw line , grabbed four rebounds, and dished out three assists. 

Matt Johnson and Kyle Bondi were also in double-figures for Pitt-Greensburg as they each added 16 points. Bondi and Cody Spaid led the efforts on the boards as the duo each hauled down a team-high eight rebounds. 

Penn State Altoona scored the majority of their points close to the basket, with 54 of its 99 points coming into the paint. The Lions put together an solid evening shooting the basketball as they connected on 55.4% for the contest, including hitting 18-of-30 attempts in the first half.

Pitt-Greensburg would trail by nine (48-39) at the halftime break after a tough opening period in which it shot 14-of-42 from the field and 8-of-22 from three. After the short break for halftime, the Bobcats put together a remarkable second half where they shot 65%, making 18-of-28 field goals and hit 6-of-10 from three. Both teams made it a point to get to the charity stripe as a combined 38 free throws were attempted by both sides.

The Bobcats trailed for the entire second half, but would get within three points (72-69) with 7:58 remaining after a layup by France. Over the next two minutes, the Lions pushed the lead back to double-digits following an 13-3 run. 

Pitt-Greensburg continued to chip away at the deficit and would once again get within three following a layup by Johnson with 25 seconds left. 

After an intentional foul to extend the game, Jack Kusters came up clutch with two free-throws to make it a two possession game once again. 

The Bobcats came up empty following the three-throws and Kusters sealed the game for Altoona with two makes at the charity stripe. 

Despite its highest scoring half of the season (56 points), the Bobcats would fall 99-95. 

Pitt-Greensburg returns to the court Saturday afternoon, when it hosts Medaille at 4 pm. 
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