Scores

Final

(12) Penn State 79

(17-4, 8-1 Big Ten)

Northwestern 75

(14-8, 4-5 Big Ten)

    2:00 PM ET, February 2, 2014

    Welsh-Ryan Arena, Evanston, Illinois

    1 2 T
    #12PSU 44 3579
    NW 31 4475

    Top Performers

    Penn State: M. Lucas 19 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Northwestern: M. Lyon 26 Pts, 4 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl

    No. 12 Penn State tops Northwestern 79-75

    Associated Press

    CHICAGO -- Maggie Lucas scored 19 points Sunday and Ariel Edwards added 15 as No. 12 Penn State held off Northwestern 79-75.

    Dara Taylor, Peyton Whitted and Talia East each scored 11 for the Lady Lions (17-4, 8-1 Big Ten).

    Maggie Lyon's 3-pointer with 58 seconds to play pulled Northwestern to within 74-73. Lauren Douglas fouled Edwards with 43 seconds to go and Edwards made both for a 76-73 Penn State lead. Ashley Deary and Alex Cohen each made a free throw for Northwestern, but Kaliyah Mitchell sealed the Penn State win with two free throws with 2 seconds left.

    Northwestern led 11-8 on a trey by Cohen, but East's layup put Penn State up 12-11 and they led 44-31 at halftime.

    Lyon led Northwestern (14-8, 4-5) with 26, Cohen had 18, Douglas 15 and Christen Inman 11.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    PSU
    NW
    Points 79 75
    FG Made-Attempted 26-63 (.413) 26-55 (.473)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-12 (.167) 7-21 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 25-31 (.806) 16-25 (.640)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 22 (0/0)

    Game Leaders

     
    PSU
    NW
    PointsM. Lucas 19M. Lyon 26
    ReboundsA. Edwards 9L. Douglas 9
    AssistsD. Taylor 5A. Deary 11
    StealsD. Taylor 3M. Lyon 3
    BlocksT. East 1A. Cohen 5

    2013-14 Season

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