Penn State trips Northwestern
EVANSTON, Ill. – Jermaine Marshall and D.J. Newbill each scored 18 points to lead Penn State to a 66-59 victory over Northwestern on Thursday night.
Penn State (10-19, 2-15 Big Ten), last in the 12-team conference, scored the game’s first 12 points, withstood a Northwestern surge, then pulled away in the second half. The Nittany Lions’ only other conference win was at home against No. 7 Michigan on Feb. 27.
Northwestern (13-17, 4-13) has lost seven in a row.
Northwestern’s Alex Marcotullio, who scored a career-high 22 points, put the Wildcats ahead
54-53 with a 3-pointer with 6:13 to play. But Penn State scored the next six points, beginning with Sasa Borovnjak’s short jumper, and scored 13 of the game’s last 18 points. Borovnjak had 15 points and 10 rebounds.
Reggie Hearn, who scored 11 points before fouling out with 3:07 to play, was the only other Northwestern player in double figures.
Mount Aloysius splits twin bill
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – After dropping a 9-0 decision to Mary Washington, Mount Aloysius rallied to deal a shutout of its own to down Mount St. Mary’s 8-0 on Thursday.
Taylor Mansfield tossed a no-hitter for the Mounties and went 2 for 3. Jalesa Westover had three hits and Emily Gearhart had two hits in the win.
Information was not provided from the Mounties’ loss to Mary Washington.
Mounties pin loss on Ursinus
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Cory Dick’s three hits – with two doubles – and four RBI paved the way for Mount Aloysius in an 11-4 win over Ursinus.
Ian Helsel was 2 for 3 and scored twice while winning pitcher Chris Nolan fanned three batters over seven innings.
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Penn State wrestlers easily beat Ohio State
As if the Penn State wrestling team’s lineup wasn’t formidable enough, on Sunday the Nittany Lions introduced another potential superstar.
True freshman Zain Retherford, already ranked No. 8 at 141 pounds, improved his record to 11-0 with a stunning 4-2 overtime upset of top-ranked junior Logan Stieber, a two-time defending NCAA champion.
Lucas scores 26 in Lady Lions' victory
Maggie Lucas scored 26 points to lead No. 12 Penn State over No. 24 Texas A&M 66-58 on Sunday.
Penn State (7-3) got 14 points from Ariel Edwards and Tori Waldner pulled in 11 rebounds.
Texas A&M (6-3) was led by Courtney Walker with 20 points while Tori Scott had 14.
Kiesel's milestone helps Pitt women win
Junior Brianna Kiesel became the 18th player in Pitt women’s basketball history to score 1,000 career points as the Panthers shot 52 percent in the second half to rally for a 63-49 victory over Old Dominion on Sunday afternoon at the Petersen Events Center.
Kiesel scored 17 of her game-high 20 points in the second half and was one rebound shy of a double-double with nine. She was joined in double figures by senior Asia Logan with 13 points and redshirt sophomore Loliya Briggs with 11.
Shade falls short in Mountain Cat Tournament
The Shade Panthers shot the ball often during Saturday’s championship of the 36th Mountain Cat Tournament at Pitt-Johnstown.
Wade Fyock’s team just couldn’t get those attempts to fall – shooting 29.2 percent from the floor and just 33 percent from the free-throw line – during Blairsville’s 55-37 win over the Panthers.
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