University Park, PA (Sports Network) - Traevon Jackson buried a deep 3-pointer
as time expired to lift No. 22 Wisconsin to a 63-60 win over Penn State on
A pair of Mike Bruesewitz free throws put the Badgers up 60-56 with 33 seconds
left, but D.J. Newbill's layup eight seconds later made it a two-point game.
Bruesewitz threw the enusing inbounds pass out of bounds, giving the Nittany
Lions a chance to tie the game.
Newbill bricked a jumper with nine seconds left, but Nick Colella grabbed the
rebound and found Newbill, who knocked down a jumper from the left elbow to
tie the game with five seconds rmaining.
Wisconsin tried to roll the ball upcourt to preserve time, but Colella dove
for it and caused a jump ball with three seconds left. The Badgers had the
possession arrow so they retained possession with just over three seconds
Jackson took the inbounds pass on the left sideline and quickly dribbled up
court and swished a deep trey from the left wing for the win.
Jackson finished with 15 points, Ben Brust added 13 and Jared Berggren chipped
in with 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Badgers (21-10, 12-6 Big Ten), who
had dropped back-to-back games entering the contest.
Jermaine Marshall scored a game-high 23 points and Newbill added 22 points and
five assists for Penn State (10-20, 2-16).
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