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Final

(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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