ALTOONA, Pa. -- The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford men's basketball team fell at Penn State-Altoona, 112-84, Wednesday in an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference matchup.
With the result, Pitt-Bradford falls to 1-5, 0-3 AMCC while Altoona improves to 2-6, 1-2 AMCC.
Dylan Mitchell matched his career high with 21 points to lead the Panthers in scoring. Mitchell was 6-12 from the field and 9-10 at the free-throw line.
Jeffrey Fry added 14 points off the bench, connecting on 4-7 three-point attempts.
Altoona jumped out to an early lead but Pitt-Bradford battled back.
A three-ball from Fry at the 10:08 mark brought the Panthers to within five, 25-20, but Altoona answered back.
The Lions went onto take a 54-40 lead into the break. Mitchell led the Panthers with nine points in the opening half -- seven of which at the line.
Pitt-Bradford boosted its shooting in the second half, connecting on 40 percent (18-45) of its field goal attempts.
But Altoona maintained its steady offensive flow and held its advantage to secure the win.
The Pitt-Bradford defense forced 19 Altoona turnovers while the Panther offense turned it over 15 times.
Mitchell also led the team with four steals.
Pitt-Bradford got to the line more than Altoona, shooting 30 free-throws and making 80 percent of them while the Lions shot 19 free throws and connected on 78.9 percent.
Amadi dished a team-best four assists.
Up next, Pitt-Bradford will welcome Pitt-Greensburg to the KOA Arena Saturday for a 4 p.m. tipoff.