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(16) Penn State 66

(13-4, 4-1 Big Ten)

Michigan State 54

(12-6, 4-1 Big Ten)

    Coverage: ESPN2/WatchESPN

    5:00 PM ET, January 19, 2014

    Breslin Center, East Lansing, Michigan

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    #16PSU 27 3966
    MSU 34 2054

    Top Performers

    Penn State: D. Taylor 18 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl

    Michigan St: A. Pickrel 17 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

    No. 16 Penn St. rallies; beats Michigan St. 66-54

    Associated Press

    EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Dara Taylor scored 18 points, 10 coming at the free throw line, as No. 16 Penn State handed Michigan State its first Big Ten loss, 66-54 on Sunday.

    Penn State trailed 34-27 at halftime, but outscored Michigan State 24-10 midway through the second half -- highlighted by an 11-0 run- for a 51-44 lead. Aerial Powers scored Michigan State's final eight points and pulled her team to within five points, but Penn State made 7 of 8 free throws in the final minute.

    Ariel Edwards and Maggie Lucas added 16 apiece for Penn State (13-4, 4-1). The Lady Lions shot just 33.3 percent, but made 26 of 36 free throws compared to nine makes by the Spartans.

    Michigan State (12-6, 4-1) was paced by Annalise Pickrel with 17 points, while Klarissa Bell and Powers added 12 each for the Spartans. Powers grabbed 10 rebounds and Bell had nine.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    PSU
    MSU
    Points 66 54
    FG Made-Attempted 19-57 (.333) 20-63 (.317)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-8 (.250) 5-19 (.263)
    FT Made-Attempted 26-36 (.722) 9-14 (.643)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 23 (0/0)

    Game Leaders

     
    PSU
    MSU
    PointsD. Taylor 18A. Pickrel 17
    ReboundsK. Mitchell 10A. Powers 10
    AssistsA. Edwards 2K. Johnson 8
    StealsD. Taylor 4K. Johnson 2
    BlocksT. East 2A. Pickrel 2

    2013-14 Season

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