Penn State Men's basketball team improved to 3-0 on the young season, after a 102-75 flawless victory over Lehigh Carbon Community College. The Lions played all 15 of the men on the roster, with 10 of 15 scoring and 5 scoring double digits.
Tomir Gibbs (Guard) led all in scoring with 18 points, 4 steals, and 8-9 shooting from the field. Davaughn Roberts (Foward) had a double-double, scoring 17 points, 11 rebounds, 6 assists and 2 steals, while Levaughn Soules (first year Foward) also recorded another double-double, scoring 16 points, 11 rebounds, 7 assists, 4 blocks and 2 steals. Jordan Williams (Foward) recorded his first double-double of the season contributing 11 points, 10 rebounds, 2 steals and a block. Ameer Biddle added 10 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals.
Head Coach Leshawn Hammett was very pleased with his team. "The one thing I'm mostly pleased about is we got great production tonight from everybody. All 15 guys played tonight and contributed to this victory." The team played defensively sound all game recording 18 steals and 8 blocks. Coach Leshawn praised how the team really got better defensively, and it's only been 3 games in the season. "We've grown over the last week. This was a good week for us gaining 3 wins. We play a tough opponent next week in Lycoming so these games were much needed. We've got one week to prepare so I'm excited to get back on the pratice floor and get better." said Coach Hammett.
Men's Basketball plays next week at Lycoming at 6pm on Friday November 17, 2017
Lets Go Lions!