Penn State vs. Mount St. Mary's: Nittany Lions Break Losing Streak, Roll 72-43

Penn State broke its three-game losing streak at the Bryce Jordan Center on Sunday.

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Penn State vs. Mount St. Mary's: Nittany Lions Run Away In Second Half

After taking just a three-point lead into the half, Penn State ran away from Mount St. Mary's after intermission to earn a 72-43 victory and snap a three-game losing streak on Saturday afternoon at the Bryce Jordan Center.

The Nittany Lions were hot shooting in the second half, finishing at 50.9 percent from the field. Five Penn State players finished with double figures in scoring. Tim Frazier led the way with 15 points, eight assists and two rebounds while Cammeron Woodyard (14 points), Billy Oliver (13 points), Jermaine Marshall (10 points) and Sasa Borovnjak (10 points) filed in behind him.

The Lions were also efficient on the defensive end, forcing 18 Mountaineers turnovers and earning 33-25 advantage on the glass. Matt Glover, who grabbed six boards, was the big rebounder for Penn State. Borovnjak and Ross Travis contributed five each.

After the game, Woodyard was happy to be back in the win column, but hopes that his team can keep the momentum going.

"We're pretty satisfied," Woodyard told the Big Ten Network after the game. "We can always do more, though."

Chad Holley and Raven Barber led Mount St. Mary's in scoring with 11 and 10 points respectively.

Penn State, now 7-5 on the season, will finish out its non-conference schedule at home against Cornell on Wednesday before taking more than a week off to prepare for the conference opener against Michigan on Dec. 29.

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Penn State vs. Mount St. Mary's: Nittany Lions Lead At Half

Penn State took an early lead in its game against Mount St. Mary's on Saturday afternoon at the Bryce Jordan Center, but the Mountaineers were able to hang around and head into the half down just three at 28-25.

The Nittany Lions used a balanced scoring attack in the first half, getting five points from guard Jermaine Marshall, six points each from forward Billy Oliver and guard Tim Frazier and seven points from guard Cammeron Woodyard. Their collective 34.6 percent shooting effort, however, allowed their opponents to stay in the game.

Chad Holley led the Mountaineers with eight points in the half. Raven Barber had six.

Penn State beat Mount St. Mary's 18-16 overall in the rebounding column and 5-3 on the offensive boards. The Lions also forced seven turnovers, which helped them achieve the early lead.

In the second half, look to see if Penn State can maintain its edge at the free throw line. The Lions took eight more free throw attempts than the Mountaineers in the second half. If Penn State can keep getting to the line that often while not giving Mount St. Mary's nearly as many freebies, they should be on their way to holding on in this one.

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Penn State vs. Mount St. Mary's: Nittany Lions Return To Action

Penn State looks to break its three-game losing streak at the Bryce Jordan Center on Sunday.

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