Thur. Final: Penn State 58, UW Women 56
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) -- Tyra Grant scored 32 points and saved the biggest ones for last, hitting the final basket as overtime expired in Penn State's 58-56 Big Ten women's basketball victory over Wisconsin Thursday night.
Grant scored 12 of her team's 13 points in overtime. The winning points came after Wisconsin's Teah Gant made a layup with 14 seconds left for a 56-56 tie.
The Badgers (14-6, 4-5) led 24-15 at halftime after holding Penn State to 25 percent shooting from the field in the first period. But the Nittany Lions shot 50 percent in the second half and 55.6 percent in overtime.
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