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Balanced Wisconsin holds off Penn State 60-51
WISCONSIN 60, PENN ST 51
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Ryan Evans scored 13 points and grabbed
nine rebounds as Wisconsin held off Penn State 60-51 Thursday
night in the Big Ten Conference opener for both teams.
Penn State (8-5, 0-1 Big Ten) trailed 50-49 with under 3 minutes
left. But the Badgers (10-4, 1-0) finished the game on an 11-2
run, finally finding their shooting touch from the free-throw
line. They hit just 9 of their first 20 from the line but
converted 4 of 6 in the final minutes.
Ben Brust and Jared Berggren also scored 13 points apiece for
Jermaine Marshall scored 19 points for Penn State, while D.J.
Newbill added 12.
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