Panthers Head To Chatham For Non-Conference Game Wednesday

Photo by Erika Helo
Photo by Erika Helo

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford men's basketball team will travel to Chatham for a non-conference game Wednesday.

Pitt-Bradford is coming off a pair of losses in its first two Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference games last week at the KOA Arena, first falling to Hilbert Wednesday before losing to La Roche on Saturday.

The Panthers boast the top scoring offense in the AMCC with 83.8 points per game. Three Panthers average double-figure scoring totals: Desmond Brogsdale, 18.0; Dylan Niedermeyer, 11.0; and Dylan Mitchell, 10.5.

Pitt-Bradford also runs out one of the most relentless defenses in the conference, forcing 90 total turnovers to opponents and grabbing 56 steals. Pitt-Bradford's 11.2 steals per game is the second-best mark in the AMCC, and Sahlil Harris leads the conference with 3.2 steals per game.

Desmond Brogsdale led the Panthers in scoring both games last week and is the top scorer in the AMCC against conference opponents with 19.5 points per game.

Reginald Rogers leads the Panthers with 19 assists and 3.8 per game, tied for the fourth-best average in the conference. Harris is right behind Rogers in the conference ranking with 3.2 per game and 16 total.

Pitt-Bradford's top rebounder is Niedermeyer at 6.6 per game. Harris is second with 5.4 per game.

Wednesday's game will begin at 8 p.m., the second game of a doubleheader with the women's game that tips off at 6 p.m.

About Chatham:

  • The Chatham Cougars welcome the Panthers with a 3-4 overall record, picking up victories over Franciscan (Nov. 15), Saint Vincent (Nov. 21) and Baruch (Nov. 26). The Cougars have dropped two-straight games.
  • Chatham scores 65.7 points per game and allows 68.3 to opponents for a -2.6 scoring margin. Opponents are shooting 48.8 percent against the Cougars, who as a team shoot 39.7 percent from the floor.
  • Chatham shoots a high volume of three-pointers, knocking down 58 of 175 attempts for a 33.1 percent. The team's top three-point shooter is Alex Schoppen, who has made 12 of 37 attempts for 32.4 percent. Will Sandherr is 8-22 from long range for 36.4 percent.
  • The Cougars' top scorer is Isaiah Brown with 13.6 points per game. Sandherr is next with 9.1 points per game. Anthony Bomar is the team's top rebounder with 5.1 per game.