The Slippery Rock men’s basketball team upset the University of Pitt-Johnstown 78-75 last night. UPJ entered the game the fourth-ranked team in the Atlantic Region.
The Slippery Rock University women’s basketball team defeated Pitt-Johnstown 63-50 last night. District 9 products Brooke Hinderliter and LeeAnn Gibson led the Rock with double-doubles. Hinderliter, a Redbank Valley grad, had 16 points and 11 rebounds. Gibson, from Karns City, had 10 points and 14 rebounds. It was Gibson’s sixth double-double of the season. She has now become the 17th player in Slippery Rock history to record 500 points and 500 rebounds in a career.