Penn State Lady Lions vs. Wisconsin Badgers Recap
March 1, 2015
Nicole Bauman scored 22 points on 8-of-13 shooting, leading Wisconsin to a road win at Penn State in both teams' final regular-season game. Tessa Cichy added 19 points for the Badgers, who stopped a six-game losing streak and earned a season sweep of the Lady Lions. Penn State trailed 36-20 late in the first half, but came back and was able to tie it at 45 on Tori Waldner's layup with 9:27 remaining. But Wisconsin scored the next eight points, and then hit five free throws in the last minute to seal the victory. Wisconsin improved to 9-19, 5-13 in Big Ten play, and Penn State fell to 6-23, 3-15 in Big Ten play. Sierra Moore scored 17 and also had a game-high 14 rebounds for the Lady Lions. Next up, both teams head to Chicago for the conference tournament.
Penn State Lady Lions vs. Ohio State Buckeyes Recap
February 26, 2015
Sierra Moore led Penn State with 18 points, as well as four assists. Candice Agee of Penn State added a double double, including 15 points and 10 rebounds. On Ohio State, Alston and Mitchell led with 23 and 18 points respectively. Ohio State shot a total of 28 three point attempts, while Penn State shot only 7 three point attempts. Ohio State at half led 36-30. Penn state out rebounded Ohio state for much of the first half, however Ohio state shot many more threes, which let them get ahead at half time. Moore of Penn State played almost the full game, with a game high 39 minutes of play. There were no technicals in the game.
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Penn State Lady Lions vs. Michigan State Spartans Recap
February 11, 2015
Michigan State's women had a strong offensive first half, then played stifling defense to hold on for a road win at Penn State. Guard Aerial Powers was the star for the Spartans, as she finished with 26 points and nine rebounds. Powers became a 1,000 point scorer in just her sophomore season. Tori Jankosa added 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Spartans, who improved to 12-13, 4-10 in Big Ten play.
Michigan State led 43-32 at the half, then held Penn State to 38% shooting after the break. The Lady Lions had four players in double figures, led by Kaliyah Mitchell and Lindsey Spann with 13 points each. They fell to 6-19, 3-11 in conference play.