Trey Staunch vs. Kutztown
Kutztown Sports Information
Trey Staunch led Edinboro with 14 points.
48
Edinboro EDIN-M 4-8, 1-6 PSAC
87
Kutztown KUTZ 10-6, 4-4 PSAC
Score By Periods
Team 1 2 F
Edinboro EDIN-M 24 24 48
Kutztown KUTZ 38 49 87

Game Recap: Men's Basketball | | Bob Shreve, Sports Information Director

Fighting Scots Unable to Overcome Cold-Shooting, Turnovers in Loss at Kutztown

THE GAME FACTS
  • Score:  Kutztown 87, Edinboro 48
  • Records:  Edinboro (4-8, 1-6 PSAC West), Kutztown (10-6, 4-4 PSAC East)
  • Location:  Kutztown, Pa. – Keystone Arena
  • The Short Story: Edinboro suffered its fourth straight loss as the Fighting Scots shot just 23.9 percent from the floor (17-of-71) against a Kutztown team that came in ranked second in the PSAC in scoring. Edinboro committed 18 turnovers to 13 for the Golden Bears, but Kutztown took full advantage of almost every one. The Golden Bears outscored the Scots, 28-3, in points off turnovers, and 25-2 in fast break points. Trey Staunch led Edinboro with 14 points.
GAMEDAY MEDIA CENTER HOW IT HAPPENED
  • A 9-0 run fueled a 38-24 lead for Kutztown at the half. Alex Jay's 3-pointer pulled Edinboro to within 16-13 with 11:25 left in the first half. The Fighting Scots would go scoreless for almost five minutes as Kutztown scored nine in a row to go up 25-13. A Trey Staunch layup off a nice feed from Alex Jay ended the run, but in between Edinboro missed eight straight shots and had a turnovers.
  • The Fighting Scots made 9-of-35 shots in the first half (25.7 pct.), and they were unable to warm up in the second half. They shot 22.2 percent in the second half (8-of-36), including 2-of-18 on 3-pointers.
  • Kutztown would build its lead to 49-26 early in the second half, but a 10-2 run by Edinboro narrowed the deficit to 15 points at 51-36 with 14:35 remaining. Staunch began the run with a layup and free throw, followed by a jumper by Steven Freeman. After another pair of Staunch free throws, Jaryn Simpson drained a three to make it 51-36.
  • Kutztown responded with the next 15 points and would outscore the Fighting Scots, 36-12, the rest of the way.          
BY THE NUMBERS  
  • Edinboro ended the day shooting 23.9 percent from the floor (17-of-71), making 5-of-31 3-pointers, and was 9-of-13 at the line. Kutztown, meanwhile, was at 43.0 percent for the game (34-of-79), making 9-of-29 3-pointers. The Golden Bears converted 10-of-11 shots from the charity stripe while Edinboro was 9-of-13. After holding a 30-23 rebounding edge at the half, Kutztown ended the night outrebounding the Fighting Scots, 61-40.  
  • Trey Staunch was the lone Fighting Scot to score in double figures, ending the night with 14 points. The senior forward also tied for the team lead with seven rebounds. Jaryn Simpson was one of the many Fighting Scots who suffered through an off-shooting night, finishing with eight points after coming in at 17.8 ppg., 11th in the PSAC. However, the sophomore guard pulled down seven rebounds to match Staunch, and handed out four assists.    
  • Anthony Lee led four Kutztown players in double figures with 20 points. The senior guard came in averaging 27.1 ppg., good for first in the PSAC and second in Division II. He added nine rebounds and seven assists.
  • Kiyon Hardy added 15 points, with Kyree Generett scoring 12 and Akello Mosby posting a double double with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Moe Williams led all rebounders with 11. 
NEXT FOR THE FIGHTING SCOTS  
  • Edinboro wraps up its three-game road trip at Pitt-Johnstown on Satuirday, January 12 at 3 p.m. The contest is a rematch of last year's first round PSAC Tournament game, although both teams suffered heavy losses to their rosters since then. UPJ comes in at 9-5 overall and 4-3 in the PSAC West after a 64-61 loss at Gannon on Wednesday.
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