University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
at Concord (WV) University - 01/14/06
Men's Basketball Makes it 13 Straight With 85-82 Win at Concord
01/14/06...The Mountain Cat men's basketball team extended the nation's longest winning streak to 13 games with an 85-82 victory at Concord (WV) University on Saturday. Red-shirt freshman forward Kyle Goldcamp (Pittsburgh, Pa.) scored 17 points and grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds to pace Head Coach Bob Rukavina's team, now 13-2 on the season.
Goldcamp, who led four Pitt Johnstown players who scored in double figures, finished 7-13 from the field and 3-3 from the free-throw line. Along with his 10 rebounds, Goldcamp also blocked four shots. Senior guard Steve Scorpion (Murrysville, Pa.) added 19 points, including 4-6 from behind the three-point line. Scorpion now has 165 career three-pointers, tying Matt Lushko's (1993-1997) school-record for career three-point field goals. Sophomore forward Chris Gilliam (Baltimore, MD) chipped in 15 points (7-9 from free-throw line) and six rebounds, while red-shirt freshman forward Marcus Tullis (Johnstown, Pa.) rounded out the double figure scorers with 13 points. Senior guard Joey Tutchstone (Vandergrift, Pa.) ended the night with eight points and six rebounds in the win.
Following a 43-43 halftime tie, the Mountain Cats were able to outscore the Mountain Lions by three in the second half to secure the victory. Although Concord shot a better percentage (50.8% to 47.4%) from the field and connected on two more three-pointers, Pitt Johnstown made 24 of its 32 free-throw attempts, compared to just 11-12 for the Mountain Lions. The Mountain Cats also out rebounded Concord 38-31, including holding an 18-11 advantage on the offensive glass.
Tyrone Anderson poured in a game-high 27 points and Anthony Lansdowne and Camille Leach tallied 15 and 11 points, respectively for the Mountain Lions, who dropped to 6-5 on the year.
Pitt Johnstown continues its five-game road trip at Wheeling Jesuit (WV) University on Thursday. The Mountain Cats will play their next home game on Saturday, February 4 at 7:30 p.m. when West Chester University visits the Sports Center.
Last Reviewed: January 16, 2006