Penn State Defeats Northwestern 66-59 - Recap
Jermaine Marshall scored 18 points leading Penn State to a 66-59 victory over Northwestern at Welsh-Ryan Arena on Thursday.
Penn State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as underdogs.
Penn State got 18 points from D.J. Newbill and another 15 points from Sasa Borovnjak. Nick Colella contributed 4 assists, while Sasa Borovnjak cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Northwestern got 22 points from Alex Marcotullio in a losing cause and another 11 points from Reggie Hearn. Reggie Hearn contributed 4 assists for them, while Reggie Hearn had 5 rebounds.
Penn State led at halftime, 34-30.
The rebound battle favored Penn State as they grabbed 38 boards, while Northwestern only had 23.