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No. 12 Lady Lions hold off Northwestern on road

February 3, 2014
The Altoona Mirror

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

Dara Taylor, Peyton Whitted and Talia East each scored 11 for the Lady Lions (17-4, 8-1 Big Ten), who held a 20-point first-half lead.

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.

Lucas was 9-for-9 from the free throw line and finished with six rebounds and three assists. Edwards had nine rebounds to go along with three assists and two steals.

Whitted added six rebounds in 13 minutes of action. East had six rebounds and two assists as she battled foul trouble. Taylor added five assists and three steals.

The Wildcats were without the services of their leading scorer, Nia Coffey.

PENN ST. (17-4): Edwards 5-12 5-6 15, East 4-6 3-3 11, Waldner 0-2 2-2 2, Taylor 4-9 1-2 11, Lucas 5-17 9-9 19, Agee 2-4 0-2 4, Sevillian 0-0 0-0 0, Harris 0-2 1-2 1, Mitchell 1-4 3-4 5, Whitted 5-6 1-1 11, DeGraaf 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 26-63 25-31 79.

NORTHWESTERN (14-8): Douglas 5-12 5-8 15, Cohen 6-10 3-4 18, Inman 5-8 1-2 11, Lyon 9-17 4-7 26, Deary 1-7 3-4 5, Johnson 0-0 0-0 0, Taylor 0-0 0-0 0, Brookshire 0-1 0-0 0, McKeown 0-0 0-0 0, Roser 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-55 16-25 75.

Halftime-Penn St. 44-31. 3-Point Goals-Penn St. 2-12 (Taylor 2-3, Edwards 0-1, Whitted 0-1, Mitchell 0-1, Lucas 0-6), Northwestern 7-21 (Lyon 4-9, Cohen 3-4, Inman 0-2, Deary 0-2, Douglas 0-4). Fouled Out-Douglas, Edwards. Rebounds-Penn St. 47 (Edwards 9), Northwestern 28 (Douglas 9). Assists-Penn St. 16 (Taylor 5), Northwestern 22 (Deary 11). Total Fouls-Penn St. 24, Northwestern 22. A-1,698.

 
 

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