The Penn State-Schuylkill men's basketball team held on after a torrid comeback by Rutgers University-Camden and defeated the Scarlet Raptors, 71-66, in a non-conference game.
Schuylkill, who led by as many as 12 points late in the first half (30-18), when the Scarlet Raptord went on a 25-5 run from the end of the first half until five minutes into the second half, forging into a 43-35 lead. The Nittany Lions recovered from that shock and battled back to tie the game at 46-46, the first of three ties down the stretch.
With the score knotted at 60-60, Penn State's William Santiago drained a three-pointer with 3:23 remaining to put the Nittany Lions ahead to stay.
The victory was the first of the season for Penn State-Schuylkill, which improves to 1-2. Rutgers-Camden falls to 0-2.