Northwestern, Penn State notch B1G upsets

Our Super Wednesday doubleheader was a wild one, filled with two huge Big Ten upsets. Penn State kicked off the action with a memorable 71-70 win over No. 23 Ohio State in overtime. Northwestern followed with another huge upset, a 65-56 victory over No. 14 Wisconsin.

Catch up on all the scores, stats and in-game video highlights in this post.

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NORTHWESTERN 65, WISCONSIN 56 | RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY

(AP) Drew Crawford scored a season-high 30 points, JerShon Cobb added all 10 of his points in the second half and Northwestern upset cold-shooting No. 14 Wisconsin 65-56 on Wednesday night. It was Northwestern’s first win over the Badgers in Madison since 1996.

PENN STATE 71, OHIO STATE 70 – OT | RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY

(AP) D.J. Newbill hit a pull-up jumper over Aaron Craft with 2 seconds left in overtime, lifting Penn State to a 71-70 victory over No. 24 Ohio State and ending years of futility against the Buckeyes. Newbill, who led the Nittany Lions (11-10, 2-6 Big Ten) with 25 points, hit a 3 that forced overtime. Brandon Taylor added 19 points and Graham Woodward had 11 as Penn State ended Ohio State’s string of victories in the series at 18.

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John on 1/30/2014 @ 11:45am EDT Said:

Big 10 owes PSU an apology for that performance by the zebras. No excuse for that.