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Final

Hartford 56

(3-10, 1-0 Am. East)

(15) Penn State 70

(9-3, 8-2 home)

    2:00 PM ET, December 29, 2013

    Bryce Jordan Center, State College, Pennsylvania

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    HART 31 2556
    #15PSU 37 3370

    Top Performers

    Hartford: C. Moore 11 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Stl

    Penn State: M. Lucas 18 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    No. 15 Penn State women hold off Hartford 70-56

    Associated Press

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Maggie Lucas scored 18 points and No. 15 Penn State held off Hartford 70-56 Sunday.

    Penn State (9-3) started the second half with a 10-4 run, opening up a 47-35 lead with 14:49 remaining. Hartford would never again get closer than nine.

    Hartford kept the game close throughout the first 20 minutes but the Lady Lions pulled away by dominating the interior. They out-rebounded Hartford 47-30, including 15-6 on the offensive glass, and outscored the Hawks 40-14 in the paint and 14-5 on second chance points.

    Alyssa Englert, who came into the game with 14 assists all season, recorded a career-high nine for the Hawks (3-10). Cherelle Moore scored 11 points and grabbed nine rebounds.

    Ariel Edwards added 15 points and seven rebounds for Penn State, which failed to convert a 3-point basket (0 for 8) for the first time this season.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HART
    PSU
    Points 56 70
    FG Made-Attempted 20-57 (.351) 28-65 (.431)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-23 (.304) 0-8 (.000)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-12 (.750) 14-17 (.824)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 20 (0/0)

    Game Leaders

     
    HART
    PSU
    PointsC. Moore 11M. Lucas 18
    ReboundsC. Moore 9T. East 8
    AssistsA. Englert 9M. Lucas 2
    StealsA. Englert 1M. Lucas 2
    BlocksA. Englert 1C. Agee 1

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