Scores

Final

Hartford 56

(3-10, 1-0 Am. East)

(15) Penn State 70

(9-3, 8-2 home)

2:00 PM ET, December 29, 2013

Bryce Jordan Center, University Park, Pennsylvania

1 2 T
HART 31 2556
#15PSU 37 3370

Top Performers

Hartford: C. Moore 11 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Stl

Penn State: M. Lucas 18 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

No. 15 Penn State women hold off Hartford 70-56

Associated Press

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Maggie Lucas scored 18 points and No. 15 Penn State held off Hartford 70-56 Sunday.

Penn State (9-3) started the second half with a 10-4 run, opening up a 47-35 lead with 14:49 remaining. Hartford would never again get closer than nine.

Hartford kept the game close throughout the first 20 minutes but the Lady Lions pulled away by dominating the interior. They out-rebounded Hartford 47-30, including 15-6 on the offensive glass, and outscored the Hawks 40-14 in the paint and 14-5 on second chance points.

Alyssa Englert, who came into the game with 14 assists all season, recorded a career-high nine for the Hawks (3-10). Cherelle Moore scored 11 points and grabbed nine rebounds.

Ariel Edwards added 15 points and seven rebounds for Penn State, which failed to convert a 3-point basket (0 for 8) for the first time this season.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HART
PSU
Points 56 70
FG Made-Attempted 20-57 (.351) 28-65 (.431)
3P Made-Attempted 7-23 (.304) 0-8 (.000)
FT Made-Attempted 9-12 (.750) 14-17 (.824)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 20 (0/0)

Game Leaders

 
HART
PSU
PointsC. Moore 11M. Lucas 18
ReboundsC. Moore 9T. East 8
AssistsA. Englert 9M. Lucas 2
StealsA. Englert 1M. Lucas 2
BlocksA. Englert 1C. Agee 1

2013-14 Season

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