Delaware State vs Penn State

Penn St. 80, Delaware St. 76

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - D.J. Newbill scored 22 points and Penn State survived Delaware State's second-half surge in an 80-76 overtime victory Saturday.

Tyshawn Bell hit a contested 3-pointer to give the Hornets a three-point lead with 1:24 remaining in overtime. But Jermaine Marshall, who finished with 15 points, answered with a 3-pointer to tie game at 76-all.

Newbill's layup on the next Penn State possession put the game away for the Nittany Lions (6-4), who have won back-to-back games for the second time this season.

Penn State maintained a double-digit lead for much of the second half, but failed to pull away in regulation and was up by three with less than a minute remaining. Ultimately, Bell knocked down a 3-pointer to send the game into OT.

Casey Walker scored 24 points for the Hornets (5-6), shooting 8 of 19 from the floor.

Sasa Borovnjak had a season-high 14 points for Penn State.

A layup by Albert Thomas two minutes into overtime gave Delaware State its first lead of the game. Tahj Tate hit a jumper on the ensuing possession to extend the Hornets' lead.

After Newbill put Penn State ahead, freshman Brandon Taylor hit a pair of free throws under pressure to seal the deal.

The Nittany Lions got out to a 21-3 lead to start the game as Delaware State began the game shooting just 1 for 10 from the field.

Walker began to heat up late in the first half, shooting 4 of 6 from beyond the arc before intermission. The Hornets cut Penn State's lead to eight before the break.

After shooting just 8 for 26 in the first half, Delaware State followed up with a 13 for 16 shooting performance in the second half. But Penn State went cold from beyond the arc after the break, shooting 0 for 7.

The Hornets took advantage, diminishing an 11-point Penn State lead with a little more than three minutes remaining in regulation. But Delaware State couldn't find a rhythm in overtime, missing a pair of free throws and shooting 3 for 8 from the floor.

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Delaware State Hornets
M. Oliver, F413-33-38059
K. Gray, C180-40-00040
T. Tate, G432-105-841310
C. Walker, G418-193-4111224
A. Thomas, G294-75-706313
T. Bell, F245-112-240415
B. Oliver, G101-10-02122
S. Sill, F81-30-01003
J. Joyner, G30-10-00110
J. Lawson, G30-00-00000
M. Coger, C20-00-00000
N. Doyle, G-F20-00-01000
M. Bowman, Jr., G10-10-00000
Total 24-6018-2434102476
 40.0%75.0% 
Penn State Nittany Lions
S. Borovnjak, F373-48-1082314
B. Taylor, F332-72-24117
R. Travis, F202-42-23056
J. Marshall, G424-134-775215
D. Newbill, G348-135-655422
N. Colella, G352-50-03126
D. Jack, F124-50-23038
J. Graham, F80-00-02000
A. Maduegbunam, G41-20-22112
K. Montminy, G00-00-00000
Total 26-5321-3138152180
 49.1%67.7% 
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Howard10-616-16254
Delaware St.9-718-18205
Hampton8-817-18251
Beth.-Cook.7-911-21344
S.C. State7-911-22320
N.C. A&T6-109-23340
Coppin St.6-108-23311
Savannah St.5-119-22331
Morgan St.5-117-24337
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Wisconsin16-236-44
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Iowa12-622-1243
Purdue12-621-1355
Ohio St.11-724-1141
Indiana9-920-1461
Illinois9-919-1473
Michigan8-1016-1680
Minnesota6-1218-1598
Northwestern6-1215-17124
Nebraska5-1313-18158
Penn St.4-1418-16108
Rutgers2-1610-22179
 
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