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(18) Penn State 77

(20-5, 10-3 Big Ten)

Northwestern 63

(13-12, 3-9 Big Ten)

    1:00 PM ET, February 12, 2012

    1 2 T
    #18PSU 41 3677
    NW 25 3863

    Top Performers

    Penn State: A. Bentley 18 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Northwestern: M. Jones 20 Pts, 7 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

    Alex Bentley propels Penn State to fourth straight victory

    Associated Press

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Alex Bentley scored 18 points to lead four players in double figures, and Penn State (No. 21 ESPN/USA Today, No. 18 AP) beat Northwestern 77-63 on Sunday.

    The win was the fourth straight for the Lady Lions (20-5, 11-2 Big Ten). Zhaque Gray scored 17 points, Maggie Lucas had 11 and Nikki Greene added 10. Talia East had 10 rebounds off the bench.

    Morgan Jones scored 20 points while Kendall Hackney added 15 for the Wildcats (13-12, 3-9). Northwestern, clad in all pink as part of a breast cancer awareness event, has lost three straight and six of its last seven.

    Hackney had seven rebounds and topped 500 for her Northwestern career.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    PSU
    NW
    Points 77 63
    FG Made-Attempted 29-62 (.468) 24-73 (.329)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-14 (.214) 3-15 (.200)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-19 (.842) 12-20 (.600)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 21 1

    Game Leaders

     
    PSU
    NW
    PointsA. Bentley 18M. Jones 20
    ReboundsT. East 10M. Jones 7
    AssistsM. Lucas 7M. Jones 5
    StealsM. Lucas 4K. Hackney 3
    BlocksN. Greene 2K. Hackney 3

    2011-12 Season

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