Wisconsin 68 at Penn St. 78

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No. 11 Penn State surges past Wisconsin, 78-68
Sunday, Feb 16, 2014

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP)—Maggie Lucas, the top free throw shooter in the nation, shot No. 11 Penn State into the lead from the line with less than 4 minutes to play, sparking the Nittany Lions on a 20-9 run to close out Wisconsin Sunday, 78-68.

Now 148 for 153 from the line this season, Lucas was 8-for-8 in the game and fueled the closing run with four free throws and a field goal. She finished with 25 points to lead Penn State.

Ariel Edwards scored 16 points and pulled down nine rebounds for the Nittany Lions (20-5, 11-2 Big 10), with Tori Waldner and Dara Taylor adding 10 points each. Penn State shot 44.6 percent from the field (29 of 65) and was a collective 18 for 21 from the line.

Michala Johnson scored 19 points to lead Wisconsin (10-15, 3-10), with Nicole Bauman and Taylor Wurtz adding 17 and 16 points, respectively.

Updated Sunday, Feb 16, 2014

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Nicole Bauman Nicole Bauman
6-10,  17 Pts
4 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Penn St.
Maggie Lucas Maggie Lucas
8-17,  25 Pts
5 Rebs, 5 Assists

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