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Alumni Update: Rocco Contristano (Pitt-Greensburg)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

GREENSBURG, Pa:  Pitt-Greensburg's "big four" pumped in over 80% of its points as they earned an 82-72 home court victory over PennContristano PGU State Altoona.

UPG improves to 12-6 on the season and remains in second place in the AMCC with a 9-2 mark.  Altoona drops to just 4-12 on the season and 3-9 in league play.

The "big four" for the Bobcats combined to score 67 of their 82 points, led by senior forward Rocco Contristano, a Keystone Oaks graduate, with 21 points.

 

(photo courtesy of Pitt-Greensburg University)

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Girls Basketball: Keystone Oaks has inside track to playoff berth

Written by Joe Koch on .

Keystone Oaks would love to finish the regular season with a record above .500 against Section 5-AAA rivals. Currently, the Eagles are 5-5 and in control of fourth place. That might be a tall task as the Golden Eagles last section games are at home today against third-place Chartiers Valley and on the road at section leader South Fayette Thursday.

A break-even result against these two teams would give the Eagles a 6-6 section record. Two losses put them at 5-7. If fifth-place Montour sweeps Trinity and Quaker Valley, the Spartans finish at 5-7.

If there is a tie for fourth place, though, the Eagles, though, have the inside track to the playoffs. They swept the season series with the Spartans by scores of 44-39 and 64-57.

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Alumni Update - Alexa Xenakis (Point Park)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

 

RIO GRANDE, Ohio -- Point Park University women's basketball put together a great fourth quarter to win at Rio Grande, 74-65, on Saturday in the KIAC Women's Basketball Game of the Week.

Point Park (10-5, 4-1 KIAC) outscored Rio Grande (8-5, 1-1 KIAC), 28-16, in the fourth quarter to turn a three-point deficit into a nine-point win. It was a matchup of the two preseason favorites in the KIAC Colonial Division, and it was tabbed the highlight game in the conference this week.

Senior guard Alexa Xenakis, a Keystone Oaks graduate, drained four 3-pointers to pace Point Park with a season-high 18 points.

 

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Video: Girls Basketball - Keystone Oaks defeats Thomas Jefferson (Dec. 28)

Written by Cara DeCarlo on .

 

Enjoy some Sports Town video highlights from last night's girls' basketball. In these clips, we see the Keystone Oaks Golden Eagles defeat the Thomas Jefferson Jaguars 56-53 (at the Keystone Oaks Tournament). Head Coach Ron Muzinski (KO) breaks down gameplay.