NA Tops Norristown At State College Tip-Off Tournament

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The North Allegheny boys’ basketball team began the 2015-16 season at the State College Tip-Off Tournament on Friday night and earned a hard-fought 73-66 win over Norristown. The Tigers trailed by two at the half, 38-36, but soared past the Eagles in the second half thanks to a 29-point performance from sophomore Curtis Aiken.

After shooting 35-percent in the first half, the Tigers caught fire in the second half and connected on 50-percent from the field. Along with Aiken’s 29 point night, senior Keegan Phillips poured in 16 points and hauled in five rebounds. Norristown was led by Roy Green who scored a team-high 22 points.

North Allegheny sets its sights on the State College Tip-Off Tournament title on Saturday.

Boys Basketball vs. Norristown, 12-4-15

GAME SUMMARY     
SCORE BY QUARTERS1234FINAL
North Allegheny297142373
Norristown308101866