NORTH EAST, Pa- Behind six double digit scorers, the Mercyhurst North East men's basketball team topped the University of Pittsburgh at Titusville in the season opener with a final score of 110-91.
Pitt Titusville's Mark Henry led all scorers with 28 points respectively.
The Saints used a 10-3 run in the opening minutes and did not look back. This helped build a 17 point lead heading into the intermission with the score 63-46.
With a strong showing from the Saints bench, they combined for a third of their first half total. Head Coach David Gahan thought "the bench contributed early on and were a pivotal part in us taking the halftime lead".
The Saints are back in action Tuesday, November 3rdwhen they travel to Cuyahoga Community College for a 6:30 Tip.