Beaver Lions Lose to Fayette in Double Overtime
On Thursday, Feb. 7 the Beaver Nittany Lions hosted Penn State Fayette but lost in double overtime, 93-87.
At halftime Beaver led the game, 36-28, but in the second half Fayette began to advance. With 7 seconds left, sophomore Zack Fetchin (Hopewell High School) tied the game at 70-70. Moving into overtime, Fetchin had a lay-up with 1:30 left, but on a series of free throws from both teams, the game went into a tie, 77-77, and headed into double overtime.
Fetchin quickly scored four points, but Fayette came back with a 3-point shot, then shot another series of free throws, and won the game. Fetchin led Beaver with 37 points and 19 rebounds, and sophomore Tim Kubis (Hopewell High School) recorded 10 assists.
The Beaver men are now 6-16 overall and 6-8 in the conference. On Saturday, Feb. 9 they travel to Penn State Brandywine for a 3 p.m. conference game.