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  • Joyce Inspires Lions
    March 22, 2018
    Penn State Harrisburg’s own Matt Joyce was interviewed by local news station Fox 43 discussing his admirable skill of being “the best waterboy in Pennsylvania”. Having graduated high school at Lower Dauphin, Matt wanted to follow his love for sports. Joyce is now most commonly found on the basketball court alongside the rest of the men’s basketball team, and even assisted the women’s soccer team.
  • Men's Basketball: Record Book Updates
    February 27, 2018
    4 different student-athletes have added or improved their place in the school record book. 21 different records were changed.
  • 68 Student-Athletes Make Fall Dean's List
    February 26, 2018
    Harrisburg, Pa - Penn State Harrisburg wants to recognize its outstanding Student-Athletes who are excelling in the class room and on the field. This fall across all 17 of the Intercollegiate Teams, 68 Student-Athletes earned a 3.5 GPA or higher, placing them on the Fall Deans List. Congratulation to the following Student-Athletes: 
  • Blue and White End Season with Two Strong Wins
    February 17, 2018
    St. Mary’s City, MD – Penn State Harrisburg men’s basketball finished their season in style with two double digit wins in the final week of play. The Lions did not hit all their goals this season, but with the majority of players returning, proved to themselves that the road ahead is looking much brighter. Harrisburg defeated the Seahawks 71-55 on Saturday February 17th.
  • Lions Dominate Saints in Final Home Game of Season
    February 14, 2018
    Middletown, PA – Penn State Harrisburg men’s basketball started their game on Wednesday February 14th with the knowledge their post season hopes had ended. The Lions did however have the chance to play spoiler to the Marymount Saints, who are currently in 7th place and hoping to stay in the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) playoff hunt.
  • Bennett Scores 17 on Senior Day
    February 10, 2018
    Middletown, PA – Penn State Harrisburg could not overcome a strong second half surge by the Captains of Christopher Newport, falling on Senior Day. The Lions got excellent efforts from all three of its seniors, led by Tariq Bennett who score 17 points making three three-pointers. Austin Chimuma added six points and six rebounds. Finally Donte Vaughn played 20 minutes of excellent defense challenging Captains players up and down the court.  
  • Lions Upset Bid Against #7 Spartans Fails Late
    February 08, 2018
    Middletown, PA – 24 hours after the originally scheduled tip-off, Penn State Harrisburg Men’s Basketball nearly had a season defining moment Thursday throwing everything they had at #7 York. Foul trouble and stellar Free-Throw shooting by the Spartans would ultimately be the difference maker as the Lions fell short 64-75 in the teams first ever White-Out game supporting Penn State Harrisburg Benefiting THON.
  • Schedule Changes Due To Inclement Weather
    February 07, 2018
    Harrisburg, Pa- Due to the Inclement Winter Weather the Men's and Women's Home Basketball games on February 7th against York College are canceled. These games will be rescheduled for Thursday at February 8th at 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM. We will participating in our White Out Cancer Game with all proceeds benefiting THON. 
  • Harrisburg Falls on the Road to Mary Washington
    February 03, 2018
    Fredericksburg, VA – The Penn State Harrisburg men’s basketball team playoff hopes ended on Saturday February 3rd when they traveled to play the Mary Washington Eagles. Kahlill Williams scored 19 and Chris Bing had a 17-point night in the disappointing outcome for the Lions.
  • On Wednesday's We Wear WHITE
    February 02, 2018
    The Penn State Harrisburg Basketball program will host their first WHITE OUT game in support of Penn State Harrisburg Benefiting THON Wednesday, February 7th, 2018.
  • Bobcats Late Run Takes Down Lions
    February 01, 2018
    Middletown, PA – The Penn State Harrisburg men’s basketball team faced off against the Frostburg State Bobcats on Wednesday January 31st.  Both teams battled hard and held leads throughout the game, but in the end, the Bobcats pulled away in the final minute for a 78-72 win.
  • Lions Fall At Southern Virginia
    January 27, 2018
    Buena Vista, VA – Penn State Harrisburg Men’s Basketball fell in its road contest matchup against Southern Virginia. Kahlil Williams and Chris Bing led the Lions in scoring with 13 each. Anthony Bennett Jr. add 12 points off the bench.
  • Bing Posts 18 Points and 11 Rebounds
    January 24, 2018
    Dover, DE – Penn State Harrisburg’s Men’s Basketball fell in its conference matchup against Wesley College. The Lions were led by Chris Bing who scored 18 points while gathering in 11 rebounds. Kahlil Williams also had a good outing, scoring 20 points on 7 of 9 shooting.
  • Lions Fall in Tight Contest with Seagulls
    January 20, 2018
    Middletown, PA – The Penn State Harrisburg men’s basketball team took on the Salisbury Seagulls on Saturday January 20th.  After an intense contest, the Seagulls kept their composure and made their free throws in the final minutes in order to stay in second place in the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC).
  • Quick Start For The Lions Lead To Impressive Road Victory
    January 17, 2018
    Arlington, VA - Penn State Harrisburg Men’s Basketball took to the road Wednesday to make a statement about the type of team they want to be. Getting off to a quick start, The Lions executed near perfectly on all ends of the court and only continued to build as the game went on. The Lions made that statement on the road Wednesday winning 74-57.
  • Freshman Duo Shine in Loss to Seahawks
    January 13, 2018
    Middletown, PA – The Penn State Harrisburg men’s basketball team hosted the St. Mary’s Seahawks on Saturday January 13th for the fifth annual Orange for Owen game.  The Lions took the lead early starting the first eight minutes up 18-12, but St. Mary’s turned the tide from there and never looked back.
  • Bola Selected as Top Center in D3 Men's Basketball Poll
    January 12, 2018
    Middletown, Pa. - Gholahan Alliyu (AKA Bola) was recently a candidate for the D3 Sports Network Top Center Poll. Bola received over 70% of the votes in a grouping of the best centers all over the country in Division III basketball.
  • Williams Posts 17 Points, 13 Rebounds
    January 10, 2018
    York, PA – Penn State Harrisburg’s second half rally came up short against the #8 ranked York Spartans. The Lions would close within a point midway through the second half, but could not blemish the Spartans undefeated record. Kahlil Williams scored 17 points going 7-7 from the field and gather in 13 rebounds to lead the offense. Brandon Coleman added 15 points knocking down three three-pointers.
  • Thomas Posts 15 Points
    January 06, 2018
    Middletown, PA – Penn State Harrisburg came up just short in its CAC match-up against Mary Washington despite having five players reach double figures offensively. Trent Thomas led the Lions scoring 15 points. Brandon Coleman added 11 points by going 3-4 from behind the three-point arc. Kahlil Williams, Tariq Bennett, and Chris Bing each contributed 10 points.
  • Lions Drop To Captains
    January 03, 2018
    Newport News, VA – Penn State Harrisburg’s Men’s Basketball could not hold on to a six-point halftime lead, falling on the road to Christopher Newport. Chris Bing led the Lions with 14 points and 9 rebounds. Battling some foul trouble, Kahlil Williams added 14 points as well.
  • Bola Nominated for D3 Sports Top Center...Vote Now
    January 01, 2018
    Middletown Pa. - Gbolahan Alliyu is a household name to anyone keeping up with Penn State Harrisburg athletics. After a very impressive start to his Junior season, his very large reach could go even further. Bola was recently selected as final candidate for a D3 Sports basketball poll asking who is the top center in all of Division III basketball. Read full story and consider voting in the poll now.
  • Lions Overpower Lords
    December 30, 2017
    Reading, PA – Penn State Harrisburg used a strong first half to build a 15-point advantage over Kenyon College in route to the victory. Anthony Bennett Jr. led the Lions offensively, scoring 19 points and gathering in 6 rebounds. Bennett Jr. was name to the All-Tournament for his efforts. Brandon Coleman scored 17 points for the Lions while going 7-7 at the free throw line.
  • Williams Scores 25 Points
    December 29, 2017
    Reading, PA – Penn State Harrisburg’s second half rally came up just short as the Lions fell in their first round match-up against Albright College in the Crowne Plaza Holiday Tournament. Kahlil Williams led the Lions with 25 points. Harrisburg also got 15 points from Brandon Coleman and 14 points from Anthony Bennett Jr. In his first career game, Chris Bing scored 10 points for the Lions.
  • Alliyu Posts 11 Points and 15 Rebounds
    December 17, 2017
    Elizabethtown, PA – Penn State Harrisburg could not hold off a strong second half push by the Blue Jays and fell by one point. The Lions got a strong effort for Freshman Anthony Bennett Jr. who scored 21 points in his first career start. Gbolahan Alliyu also contributed 11 points and 15 rebounds.  
  • Lions Rally Comes Up Short
    December 04, 2017
    Middletown, PA – The Penn State Harrisburg men’s basketball team continued to show flashes of brilliance against the 5-1 DeSales Bulldogs on Monday December 4th.  Unfortunately, their first half effort and shot percentage from the visitors allowed for too large of a lead to overcome, despite a very well fought second half from the Lions.  
  • Bennett Jr Scores Career High 19 Points
    December 02, 2017
    Salisbury, MD – Penn State Harrisburg could not overcome a good Salisbury three-point attack falling by 16 points. The Lions got a strong effort from Anthony Bennett Jr. who scored 19 points. In first start, Brandon Coleman played well scoring 12 points.
  • Lions Have Four Players Reach Double Figures
    November 29, 2017
    Frostburg, MD – Penn State Harrisburg could not recover from a 12 point halftime deficit despite four Lions reaching double figures in scoring. Trent Thomas led the Lions in scoring with 20 points while shooting 80% from behind the three-point line. Khalil Williams also had another good outing scoring 15 points while gathering 9 rebounds. Anthony Bennett Jr. and Gbolahan Nelson each added 12 points as well.
  • Nelson leads team with 17 in First CAC Victory
    November 25, 2017
    Middletown, PA – Penn State Harrisburg Men’s Basketball rallied back from 22-point first half deficit to defeat CAC foe Southern Virginia. The Lions got an outstanding performance from Ibn-Haneef Nelson who scored 17 points. After some defensive adjustments, the Blue & White ended the first half on a 28-7 run to pull them within one going into halftime. The Lions would use that momentum to defeat the Knights. 
  • Alliyu Named CAC Player Of The Week
    November 21, 2017
    Penn State Harrisburg junior center Gbolahan Alliyu was selected as the CAC Player of the Week after averaging 12.3 points, 15.3 rebounds and 3.7 blocks per contest in a 3-0 week for the Lions. Alliyu helped Penn State Harrisburg to a 3-0 start by defeating Haverford, Immaculata, and Mount Union and was named the MVP of the Penn State Harrisburg Tip-Off tournament. He posted double-doubles in both tournament wins, including an 18-point, 18-rebound, 8-block performance against Immaculata in the tournament opener. He shot 56.7% (17-for-30) from the floor for the week.
  • Thomas Nets 16 in CAC Opener
    November 21, 2017
    Middletown, PA – Penn State Harrisburg fell in its CAC opener against Wesley despite a strong effort from Trent Thomas who recorded 16 points. The Blue & White got another good all-around effort from Gbolahan Alliyu who posted 9 points and 10 rebounds. The Lions led for most of the game, but the Wolverines rally late to pick up the victory.
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