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PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County Allegheny Campus men’s basketball team is the Western Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference champion after the team beat Penn Highlands 94–81 on February 16. Additionally, in his first year in the position, Head Coach Robert “Bobby” Keslar was named Coach of the Year.
It is the first time in 20 years the Allegheny Cougars have won the WPCC title. During the game, five CCAC players scored in the double digits with Guard DeAundre Epperson of Homewood leading the scoring with 24 points. CCAC Guard Embry “Breeze” Williams of the Hill District was next with 19 points and ranks #2 in the nation on the NJCAA list for most points scored.
The CCAC Cougars are next headed to Largo, Maryland, to compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III Region XX Tournament where they will take on Prince George’s Community College this weekend.
About the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
CCAC annually educates 33,000 credit students through 155 degree, certificate and transfer programs and offers noncredit and workforce development courses to nearly 30,000 students. The learning-centered institution’s mission is to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional and personal success in our changing global society. CCAC’s quality programs enable students to transfer credits to 520 colleges and universities and support regional workforce needs with accessible instruction available day, evening, weekend and online in Allegheny County and beyond.