After taking its first loss of the season in the second round of the Charletson Classic against Virginia Tech, the Nittany Lions men’s basketball team rebounded to make sure they left the weekend tournament on a winning note. Penn State took down Colorado State in the third-place game of the Charleston Classic, 68-56, thanks to a solid first half that saw Penn State lead the Rams at halftime by s score of 33-21. The two teams were even in the second half as Penn State held off any rally attempt by Colorado State.
Seth Luny and Jalen Pickett led the scoring with 17 points and 16 points, respectively. Lundy, Myles Dread, and Kebba Njie continued to hit form three-point land as Penn State jumped out to a 13-0 start to the game as the Nittany Lions never trailed. Colorado State never got closer than six points the entire game.