Penn State sank 57 percent of its shots Tuesday in Happy Valley and put away Binghamton with an 80-65 win.
Holiday Greetings, Big Ten basketball fans. The Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal, get tougher and tougher every week, and this week is no exception. Check out BTN analyst Jon Crispin's latest list inside.
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Tony Carr scored 11 of his 19 points in the second half and Penn State beat George Washington 74-54 on Saturday. Mike Watkins added 15 points and 12 rebounds, Shep Garner chipped in 12 points and Josh Reaves added 11 for the Nittany Lions who never trailed.
Khalil Iverson scored 14 of his 16 points in the first half to lead Wisconsin to a 64-63 win over Penn State on Monday night. Nate Reuvers added 11 points and Ethan Happ grabbed 10 rebounds for the Badgers (4-5, 1-1 Big Ten), who snapped a two-game losing streak.
Big Ten play beginning December 1 is a tremendous holiday treat. The early conference tests really give us an idea of where teams stand. Speaking of which, it's time for BTN analyst Jon Crispin's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal.
Lamar Stevens scored 22 points, Mike Watkins added 19 and Penn State held off Iowa 77-73 on Saturday, snapping a 12-game road losing streak against the Hawkeyes.
Tony Carr scored 29 points for Penn State but the Nittany Lions couldn't get past NC State, as the Wolfpack won 85-78.
It's a big week in Big Ten basketball. There's the Big Ten-ACC Challenge, followed by the opening of the Big Ten schedule. Before that happens, takes a look at BTN analyst Jon Crispin's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal.