UNIVERSITY PARK – Izaiah Brockington scored 13 factors, John Harrar added 9 factors and 12 rebounds, and Penn State beat Maryland, 55-50, on Friday evening.
Jamari Wheeler added 11 factors for the Nittany Lions (7-Eight, Four-7 Huge Ten), together with a pair of free throws that capped the rating with 23 seconds to go.
The Nittany Lions went 16 of 18 from the charity line within the ultimate 20 minutes after failing to aim a free kick within the first half.
Eric Ayala tied a career-high 23 factors for the Terrapins (10-9, Four-Eight).
Maryland missed its final 10 area objective makes an attempt within the ultimate 7:32, scoring its final six factors from the foul line. Ayala hit a pair of free throws to chop the deficit to 53-50 with 34 seconds to go.
Penn State additionally struggled down the stretch with Myles Dread scoring the final area objective of the sport on a triple that made it 53-46 with Four:34 to play. It was the Lions’ solely area objective of their final 9 pictures. They dedicated turnovers on 4 consecutive possessions within the ultimate three minutes.
The Nittany Lions held Maryland to simply 35.Four p.c from the sector and restricted the Terrapins in second-chance alternatives. Penn State rebounded Maryland 40-29 and likewise pressured 16 turnovers.
Penn State visits Michigan on Tuesday. Maryland hosts No. 7 Ohio state on Monday.
MARYLAND (10-Eight): Scott Three-7 2-Three 9, Smith Zero-2 2-2 2, Ayala 6-11 9-9 23, Morsell Three-Eight Zero-Zero 6, Wiggins 1-11 Zero-Zero 2, Hart 2-6 Zero-Zero Four, Hamilton 2-Three Zero-2 Four, Sensible Zero-Zero Zero-Zero Zero, Mona Zero-Zero Zero-Zero Zero. Totals 17-48 13-16 50.
PENN STATE (7-Eight): Harrar 2-Four 5-6 9, Lundy 1-7 Zero-Zero 2, Brockington Four-12 5-6 13, Jones 1-9 Zero-Zero 2, Wheeler Three-Eight 2 – 2 11, Dread Three-7 Zero-Zero Eight, Sessoms 2-6 2-2 6, Buttrick 1-1 2-2 Four. Totals 17-54 16-18 55.
Mid-season – 23-23. Triple targets: Maryland Three-17 (Ayala 2-6, Scott 1-Three, Hamilton Zero-1, Hart Zero-1, Morsell Zero-Three, Wiggins Zero-Three), Penn St. 5-23 (Wheeler Three – 6, Dread 2-6, Brockington Zero-1, Sessoms Zero-1, Jones Zero-Four, Lundy Zero-5). Rebounds – Maryland 26 (Scott, Morsell, Wiggins, Hart Four), Penn St. 36 (Harrar 13). Assists: Maryland 6 (Morsell 2), Penn St. 9 (Brockington, Buttrick 2). Complete Fouls: Maryland 15, Penn St. 16.