B1G women's hoops roundup: Penn State tops Texas A&M
Sunday featured a handful of Big Ten women’s basketball games, including No. 12 Penn State’s 66-58 victory over No. 24 Texas A&M. Overall, the Big Ten went 4-1 on the day. Catch up on all the scores, stats and recaps in this post.
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CINCINNATI 64, OHIO STATE 49 | RECAP
The Ohio State women’s basketball team fell at Cincinnati today, 64-49, at Fifth Third Arena in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. Ameryst Alston and Darryce Moore led the Buckeyes with 12 points each while Cait Craft added 10. Raven Ferguson recorded nine points and seven rebounds in her first start of the season.
MICHIGAN STATE 80, OAKLAND 62 | RECAP
Behind a strong second half, the Michigan State women’s basketball defeated Oakland, 80-62 on Sunday afternoon at Breslin Center. Redshirt freshman Aerial Powers had her third double-double in the last four games, leading the Spartans with 21 points and 11 rebounds. Senior Annalise Pickrel added 20 points, including 5-for-6 form 3-point, as MSU improves to 6-4 on the season.
PENN STATE 66, TEXAS A&M 58 | RECAP
(AP) Maggie Lucas went for 26 points to lead No. 12 Penn State over No. 24 Texas A&M 66-58 on Sunday. Penn State (7-3) got 14 points from Ariel Edwards and Tori Waldner pulled in 11 rebounds.
INDIANA 51, IUPUI 45 | RECAP
It was an offensive struggle in The Jungle at IUPUI on Sunday, but Indiana managed to top the Jaguars, 51-45. The Hoosiers improved 11-0 for the program’s best start since 1992-93. IU (11-0) shot 34.1 percent for the game, but limited IUPUI (7-4) to shoot just 25.0 percent from the field. Indiana shot 22-of-26 (84.6 percent) at the free throw line, which was a major difference in the game. Neither team led by more than six points the entire day.
PURDUE 71, KANSAS 68 | RECAP
Courtney Moses scored a game-high 21 points and No. 18 Purdue held on to defeat Kansas 71-68 Sunday. Moses hit a jumper to give Purdue (7-2) a 68-66 lead with 1:04 remaining. Kansas (5-5) answered with an Asia Boyd layup to tie it with 36 seconds to play.