Mountain Lions Fall to Penn State Scranton Despite Second Half Comeback

Penn State Scranton got off to a quick start against Penn State Wilkes-Barre (5-12 overall 3-6 PSUAC) with a 22-8 scoring run in the first 9 minutes. Penn State Scranton led 45-25 at halftime due to their 6 of 8 three-point shots. The Mountain Lions opened the second half with a 26-6 scoring run, which tied the game at 51 after Keith Johnson (19 points) made a three-point shot with 13 minutes left in the game. Penn State Wilkes-Barre shot 9 of 10 from the free-throw line in the second half, allowing them to stay in the game. The promising comeback push just wasn't enough to earn the win for the Mountain Lions and they lost 79-75. Penn State Wilkes-Barre plays Penn College at 3pm this Saturday.