Scores

Final

(21) Purdue 84

(11-4, 1-2 Big Ten)

(14) Penn State 74

(11-4, 2-1 Big Ten)

Coverage: ESPN/WatchESPN

3:00 PM ET, January 12, 2014

Bryce Jordan Center, State College, Pennsylvania

1 2 T
#21PUR 46 3884
#14PSU 37 3774

Top Performers

Purdue: C. Moses 25 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

Penn State: M. Lucas 17 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

No. 21 Purdue knocks off No. 14 Penn State 84-74

Associated Press

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Courtney Moses scored 25 points and No. 21 Purdue upset No. 14 Penn State 84-74 on Sunday.

Purdue (11-4, 1-2), which lost its Big 10 opening games to Ohio State and Northwestern was up 46-37 over Penn State (11-4, 2-1) at intermission.

In the second half, Moses put the Boilermakers in front 58-43, hitting a 3-pointer at 13:41.

Penn State clawed back and two free throws by Tori Waldner capped a comeback effort and the Lady Lions trailed Purdue by just two points, 68-66 with seven minutes to play.

On cue, Purdue intensified their efforts and ran off six straight points in taking a 74-66 lead into the final minutes. Kk Houser iced the victory for Purdue landing a jump shot and making four free throws in the final 1:16.

Meanwhile, Penn State's new football coach James Franklin was at the game and addressed the home crowd at the half.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
PUR
PSU
Points 84 74
FG Made-Attempted 26-72 (.361) 29-79 (.367)
3P Made-Attempted 8-17 (.471) 3-10 (.300)
FT Made-Attempted 24-28 (.857) 13-17 (.765)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 23 (0/0)

Game Leaders

 
PUR
PSU
PointsC. Moses 25M. Lucas 17
ReboundsW. Bays 14T. East 10
AssistsK. Houser 5D. Taylor 6
StealsW. Bays 3D. Taylor 1
BlocksW. Bays 3T. East 7

2013-14 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 12, 2014 PUR 84, @PSU 74Recap | Box Score
Jan 30, 2014 PSU 75, @PUR 72Recap | Box Score