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Gissendanner comes up with 34 points in Penn State win

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Courtney Molinaro scored on a
breakaway layup and hit three key foul shots, and Kamela
Gissendanner finished with 34 points, helping Penn State overcome
big shots by Erin Grant and beat No. 24 Texas Tech 78-72 in double
overtime on Sunday.

Romana Vynuchalova also hit two late foul shots as the Lady
Lions (3-3) pulled away in the second overtime after squandering a
13-point lead in regulation.

After a desperation 3-pointer by Texas Tech's Judith Smith
bounced off the rim as time expired, the Lady Lions raised their
arms and exchanged hugs at center court.

Grant hit a layup with 3:16 left in the second overtime to give
Texas Tech (2-5) a 65-63 lead. But Penn State rallied behind the
play of Molinaro and Gissendanner.

With 32 seconds remaining, Gissendanner grabbed a defensive
rebound, then found Molinaro for a layup to give Penn State 75-70
advantage.

Texas Tech is in danger of falling out of the Top 25 for the
first time since 1992.

Grant tied the game at 46-all with 3 seconds left in the
regulation on an off-balance jumper from the free throw line, then
tied it again at 59-all in the first overtime with a desperation
3-pointer from the right wing with time expiring. She finished with
28 points and hit all 14 of her foul shots.

Alesha Robertson scored 19 points and LaToya Davis finished with
18 points and 13 rebounds for Texas Tech.

Adrienne Squire had 11 points and 13 rebounds for Penn State.