Jones, Brockington help Penn St. top No. 14 Wisconsin 81-71
The missed wide-open slam aside, Harrar did plenty otherwise to help Penn State snap a decade-long skid against Wisconsin with an 81-71 win over the No. “I think he just has great confidence now, and he should,” Penn State interim coach Jim Ferry said. Penn State built on it with free throws in the waning seconds. The Nittany Lions scored 15 points off 12 Wisconsin turnovers and finished with 17 fastbreak points. UP NEXTWisconsin hosts Penn State on Tuesday.
No. 22 Penn State beats No. 16 Michigan State 75-70
16 Michigan State on Tuesday night. Michigan State's Cassius Winston scored 25 points, but could not convert on two chances to pull into a tie in the closing seconds. “We got nobody to blame, but ourselves.”KEY STATSPenn State scored 21 points off Michigan State's 15 turnovers and had 15 second-chance points off 11 rebounds. Michigan State: Izzo has sounded concerned after wins this season and his worries have only been validated by recent losses. Michigan State: Plays rival Michigan (13-9, 4-7) on the road Saturday.