Central Pennsylvania College likely played the toughest three day schedule of any other team in USCAA men's basketball (probably of any team in the nation at any level) this week.
The Knights opened their season with back-to-back-to-back games at University of Pikeville, Georgetown College and Campbellsville University.
As expected, the Knights played hard but feel short in all three games.
UPIKE 79 Central Penn 59
The University of Pikeville rolled to a 17-point halftime lead and never looked back as they cruised to a 20-point win on Monday night.
Trey Rakes and Desmond Medder led the Bears with 19 points each. Freshman Jordan Perry finished with 13 points in only 20 minutes of action.
The Bears tallied a 27-15 lead in points off turnovers, 38-32 in points in the paint and outscored the Central Penn bench 30-27.
Tyree Tucker paced Central Penn with 16 points.
Georgetown 85 Central Penn 65
The Tigers shot 33-for-60 (55%) from the field and 9-for-20 (45%) from long range as they cruised past Central Penn Tuesday night.
Quan Poindexter came off the bench to lead the way for Georgetown with 22 points. Troy Steward and Raymond Baldwin each added 13 points. Trent Gilbert finished with 11 points.
Eljay Cowherd puts in 8 points, 9 assists and 4 steals for the Tigers.
Tyrie Orosco led the way for Central Penn with 16 points and 17 rebounds.
Campbellsville 81 Central Penn 72
Central Penn battled hard and actually held a 38-37 halftime advantage before the Tigers pulled out the win the second stanza.
Jalen Coates led Campbellsville with 22 points, 4 assists, 4 steals and 4 rebounds. Elliott Young finished with 18 points. Hagen Tyler and Kelton Ford chipped in 11 points each.
Tyrie Orosco led Central Penn with 21 points and 15 boards.
Central Penn out-rebounded the Tigers 54-30
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