Sunday's Results

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Michigan State 79, Illinois 75
The Michigan State women's basketball team picked up a gritty Big Ten road win on Sunday, topping Illinois 79-75 in Assembly Hall. The Spartans used a 13-0 second half run to edge the recently hot Fighting Illini. Four Spartans scored in double figures, led by 18 points apiece from junior Klarissa Bell and sophomore Jasmine Hines. Hines also added a game- and career-high 13 rebounds for her first career double-double in only 22 minutes. Senior Courtney Schiffauer posted her third career double-double, all this season, with 11 points and a career-high tying 11 rebounds, while sophomore Becca Mills added 10 points, all in the first half. Sophomore Kiana Johnson led the team with four assists and a season-high four steals off the bench. RECAP

Michigan 54, Wisconsin 43
Using a career-high 19 points from senior guard Jenny Ryan and nine points over the final minute of the game, the University of Michigan women's basketball team won its ninth straight game with a 54-43 triumph against Wisconsin on Sunday afternoon inside Crisler Center. With the victory, Michigan continues its best start in program history at 14-2 and moves to a perfect 3-0 in conference play for the first time ever. Senior forward Rachel Sheffer added nine points on 4-of-6 shooting and seven rebounds. Senior forward Nya Jordan chipped in seven points and six rebounds, while sophomore guard Nicole Elmblad also contributed seven points to go with three boards. RECAP

Penn State 80, Nebraska 58
The #8/8 Penn State Lady Lions earned its second consecutive 20-point victory over a Big Ten opponent as they knocked off the RV/#23 Nebraska Cornhuskers on Sunday afternoon in front of 6,098 fans at the Bryce Jordan Center. Penn State has knocked off two-straight Big Ten teams by 20 or more points for the first time since 2005, when it accomplished that feat against Wisconsin (76-43; 2/17/05) and Northwestern (83-56; 2/20/05). Junior guard Maggie Lucas became the 13th Lady Lion to hit the 1,500-point plateau, as she chipped in 19 tallies to go along with three steals, two rebounds and two assists. Senior Alex Bentley also added 19 points, with three of those coming on a half-court buzzer beater to close out the first half. RECAP

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