Naya Puliam scored 16 points to lead Cutztown to a 64-55 victory over Schippensburg on Saturday in the final of the regular season of the Eastern Athletics Conference of Pennsylvania in Schippensburg.
The Golden Bears (18-3, 25-5) won for the sixth time in a row and extended the record for school victories in one season.
KU’s winning percentage of 0.833 is the third best in the school’s history. The Golden Bears went 10-1 (0.909) in 1971-72 after winning 7-1 (0.875) in their first season of 1970-71.
As the champion of PSAC East, Cutztown received a farewell in the first round of the conference tournament. The Golden Bears will host Wednesday’s quarterfinal match at Keystone Arena at 5:30 p.m.
Alexis Smith scored 14 points and Abby Hearn – 13 for Cutztown, who led 17-11 after the quarter and 36-29 in the half. Casey Remold had nine rebounds and four blocks.
Aungbriel Green led the Redraders (12-10, 16-12) with 15 points.
Shippensburg 79, Kutztown 59: In Schippensburg, the Golden Bears (6-16, 9-19) tied for the lowest points of the season and lost to the Red Raiders (16-6, 19-8) in the Pennsylvania State Athletic East match that ended the season.
Wesley Butler led Cutztown with 12 points. Nkomo Chanik scored 10 points and 10 rebounds, and Robert Tucker scored 10 points.
Jake Beese led Schippensburg with 21 points.