Indiana basketball meets Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament Semifinals on Saturday.
The Hoosiers were defensively defeated in the second half on Friday night to defeat Maryland 70-60 in the quarterfinals. Trace Jackson Davis (24 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists) and Galen Hood Scheffino (19 points) led IU.
Penn State beat Northwestern 67-65 in overtime as Seth Lundy had 16 points and 7 rebounds, while Jalen Pickett had 15 points and 9 rebounds.
The winner of this game plays Purdue in the championship game on Sunday.
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Final: Penn State 77, Indiana 73
The Nittany Lions, ranked No. 10, will play Purdue for the championship title.
Jalen Beckett has 28 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists for PSU, while Seth Lundy added 16 points.
Trace Jackson-Davis has 24 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists. In the process, he became the third-leading scorer at IU with 2,211 points, surpassing Don Schlondt (2,191 from 1951 to 1955).
Tamar Bates adds 14 points, Jalen Hood-Schifino 11 and Race Thompson 10, but Penn State wins the boards (+8) and IU makes just 2 of 3 points for PSU’s 8.
:30 left 2h: IU is shipping late
Trey Galloway got a steal and a layup to make it 74-73. IU trailed by 15 with 2:05 left.
3:26 left 2H: Penn State 64, Indiana 53
Andrew Funk beats the shot hour number 3.
Jalen Pickett works his way down for a couple of baskets, lifting the Nittany Lions 9.
7:13 left 2H: Penn State 54, Indiana 49
Penn State, among the worst rebounding teams in the country, leads IU 29-24. Includes 8 attack plates.
7:54 left 2H: Penn State 54, Indiana 47
Penn State goes over 19 minutes of action without a 3-pointer before Andrew Funk from the right wing with 8:35 left. It is part of the 7-0 PSU run. Time out, IU.
Trayce Jackson-Davis dunked an out-of-bounds play to tie the game at 47 with 10:24 to go. He has 16 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists.
11:56 left at 2H: Penn State 46, Indiana 43
Seth Lundy has a free throw to complete and 1 out of timeout.
Miller Kopp makes some poor decisions with the ball but ends up scoring at 13:25 to bring IU within 42-41.
15:40 left at 2: Penn State 40, Indiana 37
Tamar Bates earned IU’s first of 3 awards at the 16:42 mark. Hoosiers is 1 in 8 of the depths.
Penn State is 11-of-11 on free throws, IU 2-of-3.
Penn State, not known for its offensive recovery, gets multiple chances early in the second half.
Halftime: Penn State 34, Indiana 26
Jalen Pickett has 13 points and Seth Lundy 11 for Penn State, which calmed down after he hit 5 three-pointers earlier in the first half.
Indiana is led by Trace Jackson-Davis with 10 points and 5 rebounds. Race Thompson has 8. The Hoosiers are 0-of-6 on 3 putts.
2:52 left at 1H: Penn State 30, Indiana 24
Trayce Jackson-Davis would attempt to complete a 3-point play from a timeout.
Thompson raced through a one-handed slam dunk from Tamar Bates, giving him an 8-point score. CBS announcer Grant Hill, who had a famous alley in the Final Four in Indianapolis, agreed.
7:29 left at 1H: Penn State 24, Indiana 16
Penn State is 5 of 10 in 3s, IU 0 of 5. Hoosiers under 35% from the field.
Miller Kopp breaks IU’s drought with a midrange jumper at the 10:22 mark.
11:11 left at 1: Penn State pulls off the lead
Jalen Pickett’s triple and reverse backhand extends the range to 13 points. IU hasn’t scored in nearly 5 minutes and is down 19-12.
The Nittany Lions score 8 in a row and lead 14-12 on Myles Dread’s 3 with 12:28 to go. IU missed 6 consecutive shots.
14:56 left at 1H: Indiana 12, Penn State 6
Trayce Jackson-Davis has 2 dunks. IU is 6 of 8 on 2s, 0 of 1 on 3s. PSU is 1 of 4 on 3s, 0 of 2 on 2s.
Seth Lundy has Penn State’s first 6 points (3 and 3 free throws after being fouled on 3).
Race Thompson, who missed the regular season game against PSU, has 3 early baskets.
Jalen Hood-Schifino with a mid-range pullover. Sound familiar? Score the first basket in the game.
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Starting lineups in IU basketball vs. Penn State
Indiana: Galen Hood-Schevino, Trace Jackson-Davis, Rhys Thompson, Miller Cobb, Trey Galloway
Pennsylvania state: Jalen Beckett, Andrew Funk, Seth Lundy, Camryn Winter, Kiba Njie
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time: about 3:45 p.m. ET at the United Center in Chicago
radio: 105.1 FM in Bloomington and 93.1 FM in Indianapolis
Indiana vs penn state basketball results
The Nittany Lions handed IU an 85-66 loss on January 11 in the midst of an injury to Race Thompson. Seth Lundy (25 points) and Andrew Funk (23) each scored 7 of 12 three points. The Hoosiers took the lead midway through the first half before Penn State took control.
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