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Penn State Wilkes-Barre Men's Basketball Team 2013-14

Men’s Basketball Gets Home Win vs. Penn State DuBois

1/17/15 – The Penn State Wilkes-Barre men’s basketball team won their home game vs. Penn State DuBois 82-65 on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the team improved to 7-9 overall and 4-3 in the PSUAC. Wilkes-Barre was led by Denzel Mensahs 24 points, while Emmanuel Young added 21 points. During the game, Mensah was honored after he scored his 1,000th point. The team will next play at Penn State Hazleton on Monday, January 19th at 4pm.

Men’s Basketball Gets Road Win at PSU Schuylkill

1/15/15 – The Penn State Wilkes-Barre mens basketball team won their away game at Penn State Schuylkill 67-51 on Thursday night. With the win, the team improved to 6-9 overall and 3-3 in PSUAC conference play. Wilkes-Barre was led by Denzel Mensahs 24 points, while Robert Heft added 12 points. The team shot 50% from the field and 36.4% from behind the arc. The team will next play against Penn State DuBois at home this Saturday, January 17th at 3pm.

Mens Basketball Loses Close Battle with Kings

1/10/15 – The Penn State Wilkes-Barre mens basketball team (5-9 overall, 2-3 PSUAC) played NCAA Division III's Kings College tough all game before falling 56-53 on Saturday afternoon. Wilkes-Barre was led by Denzel Mensah with a game high of 20 points, while Robert Heft added 15 points. The team will next travel to Penn State Schuylkill for a PSUAC matchup on Thursday, January 15th at 8pm.

Mens Basketball Defeated at NCAA DIII’s Wilkes

01/08/15 – The Penn State Wilkes-Barre (5-7 overall, 2-3 PSUAC) mens basketball team fought hard before falling at NCAA Division III opponent Wilkes University 78-53 on Thursday night. Denzel Mensah led Wilkes-Barre in scoring with 15 points, while Austin Walker added 12 points. AJ Jones led the team with 11 rebounds. This was the first game after the holiday break for the Mountain Lions. The team will next travel to Schuylkill Haven, PA to play at Penn State Schuylkill on Thursday, January 15th at 8pm in a PSUAC matchup.

Mens Basketball Battles to the End But Are Defeated by Penn State Hazleton

12/12/14 – The Penn State Wilkes-Barre (5-7 overall, 2-3 PSUAC) mens basketball team played Penn State Hazleton to the very end before falling 64-59 on Friday night. Wilkes-Barre was led by Manny Young with 19 points, while Robert Heft added 11 points. Austin Walker also scored in double digits with 10 points. AJ Jones led Wilkes-Barre with 8 rebounds. This was the final game before the holiday break for the Mountain Lions. The team will return after the new year to play at Wilkes University on Wednesday, January 7th at 7pm before hosting Kings College on Saturday, January 10th at 1pm.

Mens Basketball Fall in OT at Penn State Fayette

12/6/14 – The Penn State Wilkes-Barre mens basketball team (5-6 overall, 2-2 PSUAC) put out a tremendous effort before losing in overtime at Penn State Fayette on Saturday 79-69. Wilkes-Barre was led by four players who scored in double-digits. Denzel Mensah (14 points, 13 rebounds), AJ Jones (14 points), Shakur Jackson (13 points), and Austin Walker (12 points) paced the Mountain Lions. The team will next host PSUAC North rival Penn State Hazleton on Tuesday, December 9th for an 8pm tip off.

Mens Basketball Start Western Road Trip Off With a Loss

12/5/14 – The Penn State Wilkes-Barre men's basketball team (5-5 overall, 2-1 PSUAC) fell on the road at Penn State New Kensington 55-47 on Friday night. Shakur Jackson led the Mountain Lions with 16 points. The team will continue their western road trip tomorrow at Penn State Fayette for a 2pm tip off.

Men’s Basketball Wins at Home Against Penn State Lehigh Valley

12/3/14 – The Penn State Wilkes-Barre (6-4 overall, 2-0 PSUAC) men’s basketball team won their second straight conference game with a 71-66 win home against Penn State Lehigh Valley on Wednesday. The Mountain Lions were led by Austin Walker with 18 points and 8 rebounds. Denzel Mensah added 17 points and James Cottrell added another 16 points for the Mountain Lions. Wilkes-Barre will play their next game away at Penn State New Kensington Friday, December 5th at 7 pm.

Men’s Basketball Bounces Back against Penn State Brandywine

11/23/14 – The Penn State Wilkes-Barre (5-4 overall, 1-0 PSUAC) men’s basketball team won their first conference game of the year with a 102-76 win at Penn State Brandywine on Sunday. The Mountain Lions were led by Denzel Mensah with 19 points and 7 rebounds. Austin Walker added 13 points and Nick Valenti contributed stellar defense with 7 blocks, 7 rebounds, and 7 points. Wilkes-Barre will play their second conference game against Penn State Lehigh Valley home Wednesday, December 3 at 8 pm.

Men’s Basketball Loses to Davis

11/21/14 – The Penn State Wilkes-Barre (4-4 overall) men’s basketball team lost their third straight road game of the season with a 73-59 loss to Davis College on Friday. The Mountain Lions were led by Denzel Mensah with 14 points, 7 rebounds, and 6 assists. AJ Jones added 8 points and 7 rebounds, with Gerald Rollins coming off the bench with 14 points. Wilkes-Barre will have their first conference game Sunday at Penn State Brandywine Sunday, November 23 at 3 pm.

Men’s Basketball Loses at DeSales

11/19/14 – The Penn State Wilkes-Barre (4-3 overall) men’s basketball team lost their second road game of the season with a 59-46 loss to DeSales University on Wednesday. The Mountain Lions were led by Denzel Mensah with 11 points, 5 assists, and 3 rebounds. Austin Walker provided 9 points and 4 rebounds to the Mountain Lions. Wilkes-Barre will try to bounce back against Davis Friday, November 21st at 7 pm.

Men’s Basketball Loses First Road Game

11/15/14 – The Penn State Wilkes-Barre (4-2 overall) men’s basketball team lost the first road game of the season with a 71-58 loss to Marywood University on Saturday. The Mountain Lions were led by Denzel Mensah with 15 points and 6 rebounds. Shakur Jackson added 15 points and 6 rebounds, and Austin Walker added another 15 points for the Mountain Lions. Wilkes-Barre will look to rebound at DeSales University Wednesday, November 19th at 7 pm.

Men’s Basketball Wins at Luzerne County Community College

11/13/14 – The Penn State Wilkes-Barre (4-1 overall) men’s basketball team won their third straight road game this season with a 81-41 win over Luzerne County Community College on Thursday. The Mountain Lions were led by AJ Jones with 14 points and 9 rebounds. Austin Walker added 13 points off the bench. Wilkes-Barre will look to stay undefeated on the road at Marywood University Saturday, November 15th at 2 pm.

Mens Basketball Drops First Home Game of the Season

11/10/14 – The Penn State Wilkes-Barre men's basketball team (2-1 overall) lost their first game of the season, with a 93-66 loss to Central Penn. This was the home opener for the Mountain Lions. Wilkes-Barre was led by Denzel Mensah's 16 points, while James Cottrell added 15 points. Wilkes-Barre will look to rebound at Luzerne County Community College on Thursday, November 13th at 8pm.

Mens Basketball Wins at SUNY ESF

11/8/14 – The Penn State Wilkes-Barre (2-0 overall) men's basketball team won their second straight road game to open up the season with a 85-80 win at SUNY ESF on Saturday. The Mountain Lions were led by Denzel Mensah's 26 points. AJ Jones added 16 points for the Mountain Lions. The team will next play in their home opener on Monday, November 10th at 7pm vs. Central Penn.

Mens Basketball Opens Season With a Win

11/4/14 – The Penn State Wilkes-Barre (1-0 overall) men's basketball team won their season opener on the road at Johnson College 68-50 on Tuesday night. Denzel Mensah led the Mountain Lions with 15 points and 13 rebounds, while James Cottrell added 14 rebounds. Manny Young added 13 points for Wilkes-Barre. The team will next travel to SUNY ESF on Saturday, November 8th for a 1pm game against the USCAA non-conference opponent.

Former Men’s Basketball Player Keith Johnson Joins Steel City of ABA

10/29/14 – Former men’s basketball player Keith Johnson has joined the Steel City Yellow Jackets of the American Basketball Association (ABA). Johnson scored over 1,000 points during his career with the Mountain Lions, and was named to the USCAA All-American Team and PSUAC All-Conference Team last year. Congratulations to Keith!

 

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