RECORDS: #7 University of Maine at Machias 17-12, #10 Penn State Fayette 8-16
LOCATION: 2015 USCAA Basketball National Championship, Uniontown, Pennsylvania
IN BRIEF: #10 Penn State Fayette earns the upset victory over #7 University of Maine at Machias, 100-86, to move on in the 2015 USCAA Men's Division II Basketball National Championship.
ON THE COURT: Penn State Fayette scored 30 points off of 15 University of Maine at Machias turnovers in the first half to take a 15 point lead going into halftime, 54-39. USCAA 1st Team All-American, Matt McKenna, recorded 4 steals. Luke Williams and Matt McKenna paced Penn State Fayette in the first half with 22 and 17 points respectively.
Second half action featured much of the same with Penn State Fayette shooting 62% from the field and taking advantage of the 25 Clipper turnovers.
Matt McKenna finished with a game-high 33 points, a game-high 10 rebounds, and 5 steals for Penn State Fayette while USCAA Honorable Mention All-American, Floyd Higgins, led the University of Maine at Machias with 16 points and 10 rebounds.
NEXT UP: #10 Penn State Fayette will now play #2 Berkeley College (NY) Thursday, March 5th at 2:00pm in the Main Arena of Penn State Fayette. #7 University of Maine at Machias moves to the consolation bracket to play the loser of the #8 Warren Wilson College and #9 Penn State Mont Alto matchup Thursday, March 5th at 1:15pm in the Maltho Arena of Penn State Fayette.