Indiana basketball faces Penn State in the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament on Saturday.
The Hoosiers clamped down defensively in the second half on Friday night to defeat Maryland 70-60 in quarterfinal action. Trayce Jackson-Davis (24 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists) and Jalen Hood-Schifino (19 points) led IU.
Penn State beat Northwestern 67-65 after overtime, and Seth Lundy had 16 points and 7 rebounds, and Jalen Pickett had 15 points and 9 rebounds.
The winner of this game plays Purdue in Sunday’s championship game.
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Final: Penn State 77, Indiana 73
The Nittany Lions, the 10th seed, will play Purdue for the tournament title.
Jalen Pickett has 28 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists for PSU, while Seth Lundy adds 16.
Trayce Jackson-Davis has 24 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists. In the process, he becomes IU’s third-leading career scorer with 2,211 points, passing Don Schlundt (2,191 from 1951 to 1955).
Tamar Bates adds 14 points, Jalen Hood-Schifino 11 and Race Thompson 10, but Penn State hits the boards (+8) and IU makes only 2 3-pointers to PSU’s 8.
:30 left 2H: IU late billing
Trey Galloway gets a steal and layup to make it 74-73. IU trailed by 15 with 2:05 left.
3:26 left in 2H: Penn State 64, Indiana 53
Andrew Funk beats the shot clock with a 3.
Jalen Pickett pulled away for a couple of baskets, putting the Nittany Lions up 9.
7:13 left in 2H: Penn State 54, Indiana 49
Penn State, among the worst rebounding teams in the country, leads 29-24. This includes 8 attack boards.
7:54 left in 2H: Penn State 54, Indiana 47
Penn State goes 19+ minutes without a 3-pointer before Andrew Funk from the right wing with 8:35 left. It is part of the 7-0 PSU series. Timeout, IU.
Trayce Jackson-Davis’ dunk on an out-of-bounds play ties the game at 47 with 10:24 left. He has 16 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists.
11:56 left 2H: Penn State 46, Indiana 43
Seth Lundy has a free throw to make it 1-1 after a timeout.
Miller Kopp makes some bad decisions with the ball, but ends up scoring with 13:25 left to bring IU within 42-41.
15:40 Left 2H: Penn State 40, Indiana 37
Tamar Bates has IU’s first 3 at 16:42. The Hoosiers are 1-of-8 from deep.
Penn State is 11-of-11 on free throws, IU 2-of-3.
Penn State, not known for offensive rebounding, gets more opportunities early in the second half.
Halftime: Penn State 34, Indiana 26
Jalen Pickett had 13 points and Seth Lundy had 11 for Penn State, which cooled off after hitting 5 3-pointers earlier in the first half.
Indiana is led by Trayce Jackson-Davis with 10 points and 5 rebounds. Race Thompson has 8. The Hoosiers are 0-of-6 on 3-pointers.
2:52 left in 1H: Penn State 30, Indiana 24
Trayce Jackson-Davis will attempt to complete the 3-point play out of the timeout.
Race Thompson with a one-handed, alley-oop slam by Tamar Bates gives him 8 points. CBS announcer Grant Hill, who had the famous alley-oop dunk in the Final Four in Indianapolis, approved.
7:29 left 1H: Penn State 24, Indiana 16
Penn State is 5-of-10 on 3s, IU 0-of-5. The Hoosiers are under 35% from the field.
Miller Kopp ends IU’s drought with a mid-range jumper at 10:22.
11:11 left in 1H: Penn State takes the lead
Jalen Pickett’s 3-and-back layup extends the streak to 13 points. IU hasn’t scored in nearly 5 minutes and is down 19-12.
The Nittany Lions make 8 straight to take a 14-12 lead on Myles Dread’s 3 with 12:28 left. IU misses 6 straight shots.
14:56 left 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 a foul on the 3).
Race Thompson, who missed the regular season game against PSU, has 3 early baskets.
Jalen Hood-Schifino with a mid-range jumper. Sounds familiar? He scored the first basket of the game.
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IU basketball vs. Penn State starting lineup
Indiana: Jalen Hood-Schifino, Trayce Jackson-Davis, Race Thompson, Miller Kopp, Trey Galloway
Penn State: Jalen Pickett, Andrew Funk, Seth Lundy, Camren Wynter, Kebba Njie
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Time: Around 3:45 PM ET at the United Center in Chicago
the radio: 105.1 FM in Bloomington and 93.1 FM in Indianapolis
Indiana vs. Penn State basketball scores
The Nittany Lions handed IU an 85-66 loss on Jan. 11 amid an injury to Race Thompson. Seth Lundy (25 points) and Andrew Funk (23) each went 7 of 12 on 3-pointers. The Hoosiers led midway through the first half before Penn State took control.