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York Men continue to PSUAC Final Four, Women’s Season Ends

York’s Logan Steckel passing the ball
York’s Logan Steckel, No. 24, looks to pass the ball while Alexander Akagogu, No. 22 for Penn State Hazleton, tries to get in his way.
2/13/2013 —

Penn State York men's basketball team continues in the Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) playoff with an 80-64 win over Penn State Hazleton on Tuesday, Feb 12 at home. The Penn State York Lady Lions ended their playoff run losing to Penn State Fayette 66-44 in a game that took them on the road to Fayette.

The York men will now take on Penn State Mont Alto in the semifinals on Saturday, Feb. 16 at Penn State Beaver. Penn State Mont Alto beat Penn State Fayette, 68-64, in its quarterfinal on Tuesday. Saturday’s game time was not available.

Penn State York and Penn State Mont Alto split two regular-season games. York won at home, 82-56, but lost at Mont Alto, 64-61.

The York men improved to 19-6 overall. Hazleton dropped to 11-13. Mont Alto will enter Saturday's game at 14-11.

The York Lady Lions trailed 34-18 at the half in the game against Fayette and were unable to recover. The York women dropped to 9-13 overall to complete a season that included numerous players scoring more than 30 points in a game and a playoff berth for the first time in many years. Fayette improved to 13-9.

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