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Lucas, Penn State women pounce on Indiana in Big Ten contest

| Friday, Feb. 3, 2012

UNIVERSITY PARK — Maggie Lucas scored 24 points, and No. 19 Penn State won for the sixth time in seven games by beating Indiana, 76-44, on Thursday night.

Nikki Greene scored 17 points and added six rebounds for the Nittany Lions (17-5, 7-3 Big Ten), while Gizelle Studevent scored 10 points. Milika Tuafa led the Hoosiers (5-18, 0-10) with nine points. The loss was the 10th consecutive for Indiana (5-18, 0-10), which turned the ball over 24 times.

The Nittany Lions used an early 13-0 run to take a 17-5 edge and increased their lead to 19 at halftime. They led by as many as 38 late in the game.

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