Geary Claxton and Travis Parker each contributed 13 points to
help the Nittany Lions (7-11, 1-4 Big Ten) to their first Big Ten
win since a 63-61 overtime victory over the Wildcats (8-9, 1-4) on
Northwestern went on a late 14-4 run, with Davor Duvancic
contributing six points, to cut the lead to 63-62 with three
seconds to play, but Parker hit two free throws to preserve the
In a game dominated by back-and-forth 3-point shooting, the
Lions managed to get more long-range shots to fall in the second
half, shooting 14-of-26 (53 percent) on the game, led by Walker's
5-of-9 from behind the arc.
With the Wildcats up 32-31 early after halftime, the Lions got
five straight 3-pointers to pull ahead 46-38.