Women's Basketball

    Indiana Drops Close Game to Penn State, 80-77

    Go Hoosiers! Jori Davis led the Hoosiers with 27 points.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Jori Davis led the Hoosiers with 27 points.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Feb. 13, 2011

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    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Maggie Lucas had 18 points and No. 23 Penn State scored the final six points to rally for an 80-77 victory at Indiana on Sunday.

    The Nittany Lions (21-6, 10-3 Big Ten) have won six of their last seven games and ended a four-game losing streak in Bloomington. Julia Trogele scored 15 points for Penn State.

    Indiana (9-16, 3-10) had a chance to force overtime on its final possession, but Whitney Lindsay's buzzer-beating jumper was off the mark. Jori Davis scored 27 points and Aulani Sinclair had 16 for the Hoosiers, who have lost nine of 10.

    Indiana took a 77-74 lead with 1:36 left on Andrea McGuirt's free throw.

    The Hoosiers didn't score again. Nikki Greene's layup gave Penn State a 78-77 lead with 40 seconds left, and after Hope Elam missed the potential go-ahead jumper, Zhaque Gray scored on a breakaway layup for Penn State.


     

     


       

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