Six double-digit scorers paced the WVU Tech men to their second victory over Point Park (Pa.) University in a week.
The Golden Bears logged a 90-70 victory over visiting Point Park Tuesday at the Baisi Athletic Center, improving their record to 8-3 in the process.
Redshirt freshman Nick Light came off the bench to lead the Bears with a career- and team-high 20 points. Light was 9-for-9 from the foul line and knocked down a trio of 3-point goals.
Sharife Sergeant collected 13 points and 10 rebounds for Tech, and Jaren Marino had 11 points and 10 boards. Also, Leon Cooper Jr. provided 18 points and six assists for the Golden Bears, and Jauries Thomas (eight rebounds) and Eddie Gordon scored 10 points each.
Last week, Cooper poured in a game-high 29 points as WVU Tech defeated Point Park 92-80. Cooper had an efficient shooting night, making 8 of 15 shots and going a perfect 11-for-11 at the foul line.
Marino supplied 16 points and 10 rebounds to the Tech cause, and Thomas (11 rebounds) and Sergeant scored 14 and 11 points, respectively.
The Pioneers (6-2) were led by Yandell Denis with 21 points.
In between the two Point Park contests, Tech dropped a pair of decisions in the Currence Basketball Classic at Bluefield State College on Nov. 28-29. The Bears fell 96-61 to Frances Marion and 86-81 to Bluefield State.
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The WVU Tech women's basketball squad saw a four-game winning streak snapped last week in a 74-63 loss to NCAA DII foe Davis and Elkins College in the Baisi Athletic Center.
Tech (5-4) was led in defeat by Nia Nolan, who scored a game-high 24 points on 10-for-24 shooting while also dishing five assists. Rocio Ruiz-Berdejo chipped in 12 points and pulled down five rebounds.
Cierra Mobley logged a game-high 10 rebounds, scored eight points and had three steals. Noelani Woodson produced seven points and three rebounds for the Golden Bears.
— Becky Brouse