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Cent Conn St 61

(3-1, 2-1 away)

Penn State 77

(4-0, 4-0 home)

    Coverage: BTN

    7:00 PM ET, November 22, 2010

    Bryce Jordan Center, University Park, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    CCSU 26 3561
    PSU 38 3977

    Top Performers

    Central Connecticut State: S. Thompson 18 Pts, 7 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl, 2 Blk

    Penn State: J. Brooks 21 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Penn St. 77, Cent. Connecticut St. 61

    Associated Press

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Jeff Brooks scored 21 points and Taran Buie added 14 as Penn State used a hot start in the second half to pull away from Central Connecticut State 77-61 on Monday night.

    Brooks, who set a career high in scoring for the second straight game, was a perfect 7 of 7 from the field and 6 of 6 from the foul line. Buie, a true freshman, also reached a career high.

    The Nittany Lions (4-0) made their first 11 field-goal attempts of the second half, turning a 12-point halftime advantage into a 62-35 lead with 11:25 remaining.

    Brooks' basket and free throw helped Penn State open up a 9-0 lead. He had 10 points in the first eight minutes. Buie had nine points during an 11-0 run that gave the Nittany Lions a 36-21 lead with 1:48 left in the first half. Penn State led 38-26 at halftime.

    Markeys Weans led the Blue Devils (3-1) with 14 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CCSU
    PSU
    Points 61 77
    FG Made-Attempted 23-55 (.418) 29-56 (.518)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-23 (.261) 5-16 (.313)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-11 (.818) 14-15 (.933)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 25

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