Taking a look at Sunday’s Penn State sports action:
Lady Lions’ 2nd-quarter burst puts away Spartans
Penn State used a big second-quarter run to pull away from Michigan State to set up a 74-59 women’s basketball win Sunday afternoon at the Bryce Jordan Center.
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Teniya Page paced four Lady Lions in double figures with 16 points, including a 10-for-11 performance from the foul line, and added six rebounds and five assists. Amari Carter and Siyeh Frazier each added 14 points while Jaida Travascio-Green drained three 3-pointers and netted 13 points.
Penn State (14-10, 5-6 Big Ten) also forced 20 Spartan turnovers, including a dozen steals. Carter led the way with five.
The Lady Lions took over the game with a 19-6 second-quarter burst, helping them to a 14-point halftime lead. The margin would not drop below double digits in the second half.
Penn State visits Iowa on Thursday.
Nittany Lions edge Spartans
EAST LANSING, Mich. Penn State collected a season-high 195.600 points to edge Michigan State’s 195.550.
The victory was locked up on the final event of the day for the Nittany Lions — the balance beam, with anchors Briannah Tsang and Sabrina Garcia each posting 9.850.
Lauren Bridgens and Garcia had the top scores of 9.925 on the uneven bars, and Tsang had the best mark on the vault (9.850) and floor exercise (9.925). Tsang won the all-around at 39.475.
Nittany Lions in 12th at Orlando tournament
ORLANDO, Fla. Penn State carded a 15-over 303 to sit in 12th place at the UCF Challenge.
Madelein Herr and Cara Basso each shot 2-over 74s to lead the Nittany Lions, sitting in a tie for 16th individually.
James Madison drops Penn State
UNIVERSITY PARK Penn State lost 6-1 to James Madison, with Bennett Dunn winning her singles match for the Nittany Lions’ lone point.