Pickett, Penn State blister Michigan 83-61

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — Jalen Pickett scored 25 factors with eight rebounds and eight assists, Andrew Funk surpassed 1,500 factors and Penn State raced previous Michigan 83-61 on Sunday.

Seth Lundy scored 22 factors for the Nittany Lions (14-7, 5-5 Massive Ten Convention), who matched final season’s win whole. Funk had 19 factors and Michael Henn added 10.

Penn State, which misplaced the primary assembly 79-69, was taking pictures 58% and led by 32 halfway by the second half earlier than ending 4 of 13. The Nittany Lions had been 13 of 30 from the 3-point line after having their worst outing of the season (4 of 26) in a loss at Rutgers on Tuesday. Lundy and Funk had been each 4 of 9 on 3-pointers.

Jett Howard made 5 of seven 3-pointers and scored 21 factors for the Wolverines (11-10, 5-5), who had been coming off a five-point loss to No. 1 Purdue. Howard missed the sport towards the Boilermakers with an ankle damage and was questionable for Penn State. Main scorer Hunter Dickinson, who averages 18.3 factors and eight.9 rebounds, had six factors and two boards.

Penn State had an 18-0 run beginning with five-straight 3-pointers within the closing minutes of the primary half for a 49-30 lead. Funk had the last two 3s and capped it with a three-point play 31 seconds earlier than halftime. Michigan added a basket and trailed 49-32 in what was PSU’s highest-scoring half of the season.

Pickett had 17 factors on 7-of-8 taking pictures and Funk 14 on 5 of seven as Penn State shot 9 of 17 from distance and 61% general within the first half.

Howard was 7 of 8, 4 of 5 behind the arc for 18 Michigan factors within the first half. He had 13 factors when the PSU lead was 16-15 and his 3-pointer on the 4:31 mark had the Wolverines inside 31-30 however they missed their subsequent 5 pictures.

Lundy opened the second half with a 3, Henn made a layup and the lead was by no means under 20 after that. Lundy had 5 factors and Pickett 4 in a 9-0 spurt that made it 73-41 halfway by the second half.

Michigan outscored Penn State 20-10 over the ultimate 10 minutes.

The Nittany Lions go to No. 1 Purdue on Wednesday. Michigan performs at Northwestern on Thursday.


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