12:00 PM ET, February 1, 2009
Breslin Center, East Lansing, Michigan
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Remembering Penn State's last loss at Michigan State, Talor Battle delivered a victory the Nittany Lions fans won't soon forget.Battle score a career-high 29 points in Penn State's 72-68 victory over No. 9 Spartans on Sunday, but wouldn't take credit for the win -- or blame for Penn State's 0-16 record in previous visits to East Lansing.
• The Nittany Lions won in East Lansing for the first time, improving to 1-16 there all time.• It is the second straight season that the Nittany Lions have upset the Spartans. • Michigan State has now dropped two straight home games in the wake of a 28-game home win streak. • Penn State has now won four straight Big Ten games for the second time in school history.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||27-48 (.563)||26-61 (.426)|
|3P Made-Attempted||10-20 (.500)||5-20 (.250)|
|FT Made-Attempted||8-17 (.471)||11-15 (.733)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||14 (0/0)||19 (0/0)|