DEARBORN, Mich. – The University of Michigan-Dearborn men's basketball team returned to action this past weekend, traveling to Schuylkill Haven, PA, for a pair of non-conference games against Penn St.-Schuylkill.
On Friday, the Wolverines took a 10-point lead into the half and never looked back, outscoring the Nittany Lions by twelve in the second half on their way to a 79-57 victory.
Leading the way for UM-Dearborn was Elwood Tomlinson with 26 points while adding five rebounds. Jason Gigliotti and Troy Campbell both finished with double-digit points in the contest, adding 13 points and 12 points, respectively.
On Saturday, Penn St.-Schuylkill responded with a solid first half, taking a 12-point lead into the half over UM-Dearborn. However, the Wolverines would score 58 points in the second half to defeat the Nittany Lions, 96-87.
The Wolverines had five players in double-digit scoring, led by Tomlinson with 21, tied for the game-high. Campbell and Vyshonn Munson played a significant role in the comeback, with 25 of their combined 36 points coming in the second half.
Breaux and Gigliotti dominated down low with nothing recording a double-double. Breaux would finish the game with 14 points and 15 rebounds, while Gigliotti added 13 points and 14 rebounds for UM-Dearborn.
The weekend sweep of Penn St.-Schuylkill moves the Wolverines to 3-10 overall on the season while remaining 1-6 in the WHAC.
UM-Dearborn returns to action with two non-conference games in Illinois against Roosevelt University (Dec. 30th @ 4 pm) and St. Francis (IL) (Dec. 31st @ 2 pm).