Jones, Brockington help Penn St. top No. 14 Wisconsin 81-71
The missed wide-open slam aside, Harrar did plenty otherwise to help Penn State snap a decade-long skid against Wisconsin with an 81-71 win over the No. “I think he just has great confidence now, and he should,” Penn State interim coach Jim Ferry said. Penn State built on it with free throws in the waning seconds. The Nittany Lions scored 15 points off 12 Wisconsin turnovers and finished with 17 fastbreak points. UP NEXTWisconsin hosts Penn State on Tuesday.
Ayala, Wiggins lead Maryland past No. 6 Wisconsin 70-64
Eric Ayala scored 17 points, while Aaron Wiggins added 15 points and nine rebounds as Maryland beat No. Maryland outscored Wisconsin 38-20 in the paint, limiting the Badgers’ post team of Nate Reuvers and Micah Potter to just 12 points on 6-of-18 shooting. Maryland responded down the stretch to each run the Badgers made trying to take back the lead. Wisconsin: The Badgers dropped 85 points in Michigan State three days earlier. Wisconsin: The Badgers host Minnesota on Thursday.