BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford men's basketball team will begin a three-game home stand as it welcomes Alfred State to the KOA Arena Wednesday for a non-conference matchup.
Pitt-Bradford is coming off a tough 103-65 defeat at La Roche Saturday. The Panthers hung with the Redhawks in the first half and were down just nine points at the break, but a strong second half pushed La Roche to the convincing win.
Christian Kelly-Perkins led the Panthers with 23 points.
Brogsdale continues to lead the Panthers in scoring with 12.8 points per game. Kelly-Perkins is close behind at 11.8 points per game.
Niedermeyer is the third Panther scoring in double-figures at 10.1 points per game. He is also the team's leading rebounder with 6.8 boards per game.
As a team, the Panthers grab 7.5 steals per game, which is the third-most in the conference. Sahlil Harris leads the team with 2.1 per game, which is fourth-best in the AMCC.
Reggie Rogers also remains one of the top distributors in the conference with 3.7 assists per game, the fifth-best mark in the AMCC.
Wednesday's game is set for a 5 p.m. tip-off and will be the final non-conference matchup of the season for the Panthers.
After Wednesday's home game, Pitt-Bradford will host two more consecutive games at the KOA Arena on Saturday, Jan. 27, against Franciscan, and Wednesday, Jan. 31, against D'Youville.
The Pitt-Bradford Department of Athletics and Alpha Phi Omega chapter will host the "Teal There's a Cure" campaign on during the Jan. 27 basketball doubleheader.
About Alfred State:
- The Alfred State Pioneers come to the KOA Arena with an 11-6 overall record.
- The Pioneers are coming off a loss to SUNY Delhi Sunday, but prior to that won two straight games against Pratt (Jan. 15) and Maine at Presque Isle (Jan. 17).
- As a team, the Pioneers score 71.8 points per game and their defense stifles opponents to 67.9 points per contest.
- Alexshay Pearce is the team's leading scorer at 15.6 points per game and has made the most three-pointers of any Pioneer with 31. Marcus Rhett also averages double-figure scoring at 10.2 points per game.