Sunday's Results

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Iowa 83, Indiana 64
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Freshman Melissa Dixon shined in her first career start, scoring a career-high 19 points to lead the University of Iowa women's basketball team to an 83-64 victory over Indiana on Sunday afternoon inside Assembly Hall. "It has been emotionally draining for us the last two days to prepare for this game without Jaime (Printy)," said UI head coach Lisa Bluder. "Coming on the road to get this victory after losing Jaime really shows a lot for the leadership of this team, especially Kamille Wahlin." Dixon started in place of leading scorer Jaime Printy, who suffered a season-ending ACL injury Thursday at Wisconsin. Dixon finished with career highs in points (19), 3-pointers made (five), field goals (seven), steals (3) and minutes played (28). RECAP

Michigan State 65, Michigan 63
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Porsche Poole was again the star for the Michigan State women's basketball team, this time hitting the game-winning shot with 3.9 seconds left and scoring a game-high 23 points, helping the Spartans win 65-63 at Michigan on Sunday. The win was the 11th straight by the Spartans over the Wolverines. The Spartans begin the game with the first 11 points, behind three different players hitting a 3-pointer. Michigan responded with a 21-4 run to open up its largest lead of the game at 21-15 with 7:44 to go in the first half. MSU bounced back with a 11-2 spurt of its own to regain the lead and eventually take a 30-28 advantage into the break. Michigan scored the first six points of the second half, to begin a half that included 10 ties and nine lead changes. The Wolverines led by four (63-59) with 1:58 left, but the Spartans held them scoreless from that point on. Two free throws by Poole and a layup by Lykendra Johnson with 53 seconds left tied that game at 63. A defensive stop by MSU, set up Poole's heroics. As the game clock and shot clock wound down, Poole dribbled right off a high ball screen, stopping at the foul line and hitting a pull-up jumper with 3.9 seconds left. Michigan missed a halfcourt heave at the buzzer, giving MSU the win. RECAP

Penn State 68, Minnesota 65
MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. - Junior guard Alex Bentley (Indianapolis, Ind.) connected on a three-pointer with 38.9 seconds left to lift the No. 19/21 Penn State Lady Lions (18-5, 8-3) to a 68-65 win at Minnesota (12-12, 4-6) Sunday afternoon. The win snaps a seven-game losing streak in Minneapolis, dating back to Dec. 28, 2001. Additionally, sophomore guard Maggie Lucas (Narberth, Pa.) became the third sophomore and 34th player overall in Penn State history to reach 1,000 career points. Lucas connected on a three-pointer in the second half to reach the milestone and is believed to be the 11th-fastest player in Big Ten history to reach the mark. She also dished out four assists. Junior forward Mia Nickson (Asburn, Va.) was 5-for-9 from the field and 10-for-12 from the free throw line en route to a season-high 20 points. She narrowly missed out on a double-double with nine rebounds and three assists. RECAP

Purdue 77, Illinois 66
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Sam Ostarello scored a career-high 21 points and matched her season-high with 13 rebounds to help No. 15 Purdue remain on top of the Big Ten with a 77-66 victory over Illinois on Sunday. Courtney Moses also had 21 points and a career-high five steals for the Boilermakers (19-5, 9-2 Big Ten), who were coming off a thrilling triple overtime loss to Nebraska on Thursday. They moved a half-game in front of the Cornhuskers in the conference standings. Trailing 26-25 late in the first half, Purdue scored eight of the final 10 points before break to take a five-point halftime advantage. The Boilermakers continued the push to start the second half, expanding their lead to 44-30 on Brittany Rayburn's three-pointer. Illinois rallied to within 62-58 with seven minutes left before Moses scored four quick points to put Purdue comfortable back in front. RECAP

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