PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

About

Offense Goes Quiet as Lady Lions Fall to Spartans

In a battle of the Big Ten’s best, the #23 Lady Lions fell to the visiting #11 Michigan State Spartans, 60-49. Sophomore forward Mia Nickson led the team with 22 points on 6-12 shooting, but was one of just two Lady Lions in double figures, along with star freshman Maggie Lucas (15 points).

The Lady Lions, who lead the country in 3-point field goal percentage at 44.6%, were held to just three field goals on 11 shots from beyond the arc. Penn State’s 49 points was 31 points below their season average, a Big Ten-leading 80.4 points per game, and was their lowest scoring output of the season.

Last night’s game marked the first time a ranked Lady Lion team hosted a ranked opponent since 2005 (a victory over #10 Minnesota by #22 Penn State). With the loss, Penn State now sits at 9-3 and falls to 2nd in the Big Ten, a half-game behind Michigan State. The Lady Lions travel to Bloomington on Sunday to take on Indiana at 12:30 p.m. The game will be televised nationally on the Big Ten Network.

About the Author

John Tecce

John is a senior in the Smeal College of Business majoring in Marketing. He currently serves as the President of the Paternoville Coordination Committee and as a THON Chair for Nittany Nation. He tweets a lot.

Comments

More by John

Nine Things You Don’t Know About The Lionettes

You see them break it down at Beaver Stadium or the BJC. You watch their hair flips and line kicks in awe. Now, get to know your Penn State Lionettes as they rapidly approach their biggest (and only) competition of the year.

2012 White Out T-Shirt Design Review

Senioritis: My Five Biggest Regrets (That I’m Willing To Write About)

Athletics

North Dakota Interested In Playing Against Penn State Hockey In Nashville

North Dakota is working towards an agreement that will see its hockey team play against Penn State in Nashville during the 2020-21 season.

Former Cal Swimmer Says She Emailed Sandy Barbour About Sexual Harassment Claims

Max Sauve Commits To Penn State Hockey

Penn State Women’s Volleyball Releases 2018 Schedule

Penn State Hoops Alumnus Joonas Suotamo’s Journey To Becoming Chewbacca Featured On ESPN’s ‘E:60’

Student Life

Penn State Love Stories: A Chance Meeting On A Service Trip

When Abby Wilt went on a service trip to Nassau, Bahamas, she had no idea she’d meet the love of her life.

10 Questions With 2019 Class Gift Director Tom Beeby

Career Services To Launch Integrated Career Management & Recruiting Platform

Plans Submitted For New KFC In State College

Developers have submitted preliminary land development plans to build a new KFC restaurant at 1780 S. Atherton St. in State College.

State Theatre Recognized As A State College Historic Site

As it approaches the 80th anniversary of its opening, the State Theatre has been recognized as a State College historic site.

Penn State Love Stories: A Chance Meeting On A Service Trip

When Abby Wilt went on a service trip to Nassau, Bahamas, she had no idea she’d meet the love of her life.

Be the first to know

  • Top posts and the best Penn State stories

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

10 Questions With 2019 Class Gift Director Tom Beeby

Tom Beeby will serve as the 2019 Class Gift Executive Director.

Send this to a friend