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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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
Albany0-010-2128
Binghamton0-07-4236
Vermont0-07-455
UMBC0-07-5228
UMass Lowell0-06-5276
Hartford0-05-6304
Stony Brook0-04-7242
Maine0-03-8319
New Hamp.0-02-8344

Big Ten
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Michigan St.2-09-12
Purdue2-010-223
Ohio St.2-08-343
Maryland1-110-368
Michigan1-19-321
Minnesota1-19-349
Penn St.1-18-3131
Nebraska1-17-452
Northwestern1-17-4129
Indiana1-15-5171
Wisconsin1-15-799
Rutgers0-29-3150
Illinois0-28-4187
Iowa0-25-6235
 
Other games
IAST 55 Final
SDSU 62
ARIZ 69 Final
MIAMI 50