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Final

South Dakota St 50

(6-5, 2-2 away)

(11) Penn State 60

(9-2, 5-0 home)

2:00 PM ET, December 16, 2012

Bryce Jordan Center, University Park, Pennsylvania

1 2 T
SDSU 25 2550
#11PSU 25 3560

Top Performers

South Dakota State: A. Eide 14 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Penn State: N. Greene 15 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Stl

Penn State pulls away in second half to top South Dakota State

Associated Press

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Nikki Greene scored 15 points and Alex Bentley 13 as No. 11 Penn State pulled away in the second half to beat South Dakota State 60-50 Sunday.

Bentley also had five assists to give the senior guard 503 for her career, the sixth player to surpass 500 for the Lady Lions (9-2). She also moved into 12th place on the program's career scoring list with 1,474.

Penn State broke a 25-25 halftime tie by scoring the first seven points of the second half, including four by Greene. An 8-0 run later in the half put the Lady Lions in front 48-35 with 6:30 left.

Maggie Lucas, who came in averaging 22.1 points for Penn State, made only 2 of 12 shots and had nine points, but she made five steals and blocked a career-high four shots.

Ashley Eide scored 14 points for the Jackrabbits (6-5), who had won three straight.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SDSU
PSU
Points 50 60
FG Made-Attempted 17-54 (.315) 24-61 (.393)
3P Made-Attempted 4-14 (.286) 1-11 (.091)
FT Made-Attempted 12-19 (.632) 11-15 (.733)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
Largest Lead 6 13

Game Leaders

 
SDSU
PSU
PointsA. Eide 14N. Greene 15
ReboundsA. Eide 5A. Bentley 9
AssistsA. Eide 3A. Bentley 5
StealsG. Boever 2M. Lucas 5
BlocksG. Boever 2M. Lucas 4

2012-13 Season

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