PNC Can’t Tame Rival PUC, 92-68

By: Purdue University Northwest Last Updated: January 9, 2014

pnc-bball-2014-oneThe Purdue North Central men’s basketball team suffered a 92-68 defeat at the hands of rival Purdue University Calumet Wednesday night in Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) play at home.

The Panthers lost despite three players scoring in double figures. Tyler Kowalkowski led PNC with 18 points, while Sheriff Knight had 17 and Allan Barnes added 14. PNC was plagued by a 2-for-18 stat line from beyond the arc.

Purdue Calumet raced out to a 35-18 lead at halftime of the contest and cruised to the win behind a game-high 19 points from Noah Allen, who hit all three of his attempts from beyond the arc. Danny Paschen nearly notched a double-double for PUC, bringing down 11 rebounds and tallying eight points in the win.

With the loss, the Panthers fall to 4-11 overall and 0-6 in the CCAC. Purdue Cal is 13-3 overall and 5-1 in conference.