University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

Alumni Association Hosts 42nd Annual Mountain Cat Basketball Tournament


A 42-year tradition at Pitt-Johnstown, the Mountain Cat Basketball Tournament, will showcase the region’s high school basketball talent. The event benefits the Pitt-Johnstown Alumni Association and student scholarships.

This year, the two-day tournament features four boys’ and two girls’ basketball teams from throughout west-central Pennsylvania. Boys’ basketball teams participating this year are Windber, Bishop McCort, Shade Central City, and Tussey Mountain. The girls’ basketball teams participating are Tussey Mountain and Bishop McCort.


Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 (First Round)

                6:00 p.m.             Tussey Mountain vs. Shade Central City

                7:30 p.m.             Windber vs. Bishop McCort

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 (Consolation, Girls’ Game, and Championship)

                5:00 p.m.             Consolation Game

                6:30 p.m.             Girls Game: Tussey Mountain vs. Bishop McCort

                8:00 p.m.             Championship Game

Tickets are available at the door, where they can be purchased with cash: $5 for adults and $4 for children as well as students and Alumni Association members who present their ID.

The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown was founded in 1927 and is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh. Pitt-Johnstown is recognized by the Princeton Review as a “Best in the Northeast” college, by G.I. Jobs as a “Military Friendly School,” and by Pennsylvania Business Central as a "Top 100 Organization.” The distinctive combination of Pitt-Johnstown’s people, programs, and place results in exceptional performance in preparing students for career and professional success. Pitt-Johnstown is the regional leader, educating for success in the Real World.