Postgame Notes: Penn State-Illinois
Feb. 28, 2018

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Penn State

  • Penn State improves to 6-2 all-time in the Big Ten Tournament vs. Illinois and 27-21 in all Big Ten Tournament games.
  • Teniya Page led Penn State with 38 points, the second most for a single game in Big Ten Tournament history. Page connected on 14-of-24 (58.3 percent) from the field.
  • The 38 points is a Penn State school record for points in a Big Ten Tournament game.
  • In her Big Ten Tournament career (four games) Page has scored 18, 18, 35, 38 (27.3 points per game).
  • With Penn State trailing 24-20 at the 5:31 mark of the second quarter, Page scored 13 straight points to put the Nittany Lions up 33-24 at the 1:11 mark of the second quarter.
  • Page scored in double-figures for the 22nd time this season and 76th time of her career. The double-figure scoring effort is the 15th straight game which Page has reached double-figures. Page notched her 32nd career game scoring 20 or more and 11th this season. Page reached 30 points for the second time this season and seventh time in her career.
  • With her 11th made field goal of the game Page moved her into 17th on the career charts.
  • Page moved into 12th on the Nittany Lion all-time career scoring list and now has 1,563 points.
  • The six Penn State turnovers tied a season-low and is the seventh time this season the Nittany Lions have tallied fewer then 10 turnovers.

Big Ten Tournament Notes

  • Teniya Page scored 38 points vs Illinois, the second most for a player in a single game in the Big Ten Tournament (Kelsey Mitchell 43)
  • Page hit 14 field goals, which is tied for fifth in Big Ten Tournament history for single game field goals.


  • Alex Wittinger recorded three blocks, moving her into second on the all-time list for single season blocks in school history. Wittinger tallied three offensive rebounds to move her into a tie for the single season offensive rebounds record (125).
  • Wittinger recorded her 12th double-double of the season with 21 points and 11 rebounds against Penn State.
  • Brandi Beasley drained two 3-pointers in the game, tying a season high in in three-point field goals made.
  • Beasley scored in the double-digits for the 21st time this season with her 21 points.
  • Wittingers 21 points pushes her to 26 games this season with double-digits, and her seventh with more than 20 points.
  • Beasley tied a season-high of 21 points, a mark which she matched two times throughout the year.
  • Beasley and Wittinger combined for 42 of the teams 57 points.