New Hampshire vs Penn State

Penn St. 72, New Hampshire 45

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Jermaine Marshall scored 15 points and Sasa Borovnjak 11 as Penn State limited New Hampshire to 22.6 percent shooting during a 72-45 victory Sunday.

Brandon Taylor and D.J. Newbill added 10 points each for the Nittany Lions (7-4), who used a 32-5 first-half run to open a commanding 34-8 lead against the Wildcats (4-7), of the America East Conference.

Penn State, of the Big Ten Conference, has won three straight and is 6-1 at home.

New Hampshire shot just 17.9 percent (5 of 28) in the first half, enabling Penn State to open a 39-14 halftime lead. The Nittany Lions shot 55.2 percent (16 of 29) before halftime, with Taylor scoring all 10 of his points.

Penn State continued to widen its lead in the second half as Marshall scored eight points and New Hampshire was unable to come back with 28 percent second-half shooting (7 of 25).

Penn State surpassed 70 points for the third straight game. Newbill, the sophomore point guard, has scored 10 points or more in 10 of the team's 11 games.

The Nittany Lions' lead reached 52-26 on a jumper by Ross Travis after Donovon Jack blocked a shot by New Hampshire's Chandler Rhoads. Penn State extended the margin to 64-32 as nine of the team's 12 players scored at least three points.

New Hampshire was led by Ferg Myrick and Scott Morris with nine points each.

Travis, usually a starter for the Nittany Lions, sprained a knee in practice Thursday but was able to play with a brace. He came off the bench and scored four points and had six rebounds in 21 minutes.

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Penn State (7-4) «393372

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New Hampshire Wildcats
P. Konan, F251-83-32035
F. Myrick, F233-113-43029
C. Pelcher, C220-61-25221
C. Rhoads, G301-56-65238
J. Bronner, G262-50-02016
C. Orozco180-33-54133
C. Matagrano171-20-01032
F. Okeke141-60-01022
S. Morris113-50-00009
T. McDonnell70-10-02200
L. Mortenson70-10-01100
Totals 12-5316-203481945
 22.6%80% 
Penn State Nittany Lions
B. Taylor, F274-90-151210
S. Borovnjak, F214-73-441111
D. Newbill, G342-66-1063210
N. Colella, G292-61-11336
J. Marshall, G246-120-043315
R. Travis212-50-06224
J. Graham172-23-43027
D. Jack132-22-23026
K. Montminy81-30-02003
A. Maduegbunam40-20-00000
A. Wisniewski20-00-00000
Z. Cooper00-00-00000
Totals 25-5415-2240131772
 46.3%68.2% 
America East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Vermont16-029-646
Stony Brook12-418-14177
New Hamp.10-620-12127
Albany10-621-14129
UMBC9-721-13165
UMass Lowell5-1111-20309
Hartford4-129-23327
Binghamton3-1312-20312
Maine3-137-25323

Big Ten
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Purdue14-427-819
Wisconsin12-627-1036
Maryland12-624-934
Minnesota11-724-1020
Michigan10-826-1225
Northwestern10-824-1251
Michigan St.10-820-1550
Iowa10-819-1581
Illinois8-1020-1564
Indiana7-1018-1679
Ohio St.7-1117-1590
Penn St.6-1215-18101
Nebraska6-1212-19108
Rutgers3-1515-18172
 
Other games
IAST 55 Final
SDSU 62
ARIZ 69 Final
MIAMI 50