University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
vs. West Chester University - 02/04/06
Mountain Cats Improve to 16-4 With 65-56 Home Win Over West Chester
02/04/06...The Mountain Cat men's basketball team returned home after a five-game road trip and earned a 65-56 victory over West Chester University, Saturday night in the Spors Center. Sophomore forward Chris Gilliam (Baltimore, MD) led all scorers with 19 points, while red-shirt freshmen forward Kyle Goldcamp (Pittsburgh, Pa.) finished with 11 points and a game-high 11 rebounds off of Head Coach Bob Rukavina's bench. Pitt-Johnstown improved to 16-4 on the year.
Gilliam, the nation's leader in Field Goal Percentage, shot 8-9 from the field and 3-3 from the free throw line. Goldcamp, who entered the game fifth in the country in Blocks per Game (2.8 bpg), tallied three blocks shots to go along with 4-11 shooting from the field and 3-5 fromt he free-throw line. Senior guard Joey Tutchstone (Vandergrift, Pa.) added nine points and a game-high seven assists. Tutchstone now has 299 career assists and ranks fifth on the Mountain Cat All-Time Assist List. Senior guard Steve Scorpion (Murrysville, Pa), ranked 25th in the nation in Three-Point Field Goal Percentage (43.7%), was 1-2 from behind the three-point line and extended the Mountain Cat record to 177 career Three Point Field Goals Made. Scorpion ended with seven points, four rebounds and two assists.
Pitt Johnstown shot 24-47 (51.1%) from the field, 4-10 (40.0%) from three-point range and 13-23 (56.5%) from the free-throw line. The Mountain Cats held the Golden Rams to just 37.1% (23-62) from the field and 23.8% (5-21) from behind the three-point line.
Mark Gerhart and Aaron Williams led West Chester with 13 points each, while Williams pulled down a eight rebounds for the Golden Rams, now 12-9 on the season.
Pitt Johnstown travels to Mansfield University on Monday before hosting Penn State-McKeesport on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Sports Center to start a six-game homestand to end the regular season.
Last Reviewed: February 4, 2006