NCAA BASKETBALL: Penn State women top Fordham
STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Maggie Lucas had 23 points and six rebounds to lead No. 13 Penn State to a 78-61 victory over Fordham on Sunday.
Lucas had four 3-pointers and moved past Michigan State’s Lindsay Bowen to second place on the Big Ten career 3-pointers list (297). She scored at least 20 points for the 48th time in her career.
Ariel Edwards and Dara Taylor also reached double figures for the Lions (2-0). Edwards had 17 points on 7-for-12 shooting and Taylor added 12 points.
The Rams (1-1) never led but closed Penn State’s lead to 10 points, 52-42, on Erin Rooney’s 3-pointer with 13:13 left. Lucas answered with a 3 and Penn State never looked back.
Rooney led the Rams with 20 points.