Lucas scores 24, No. 6 Penn State women rout Fairleigh Dickinson 101-44

Published December 02, 2012

| Associated Press

Maggie Lucas scored 24 points and No. 6 Penn State overwhelmed Fairleigh Dickinson, rebounding from its first loss of the season with a 101-44 victory on Sunday.

Four other players scored in double figures for the Lady Lions (6-1), who used a 43-11 run over the last 13 minutes of the first half to take control against the Knights (1-5).

Fairleigh Dickinson led 10-7 at 12:53 of the half before star guard Lucas and Penn State turned up the pressure. Lucas ran the floor and burned Fairleigh Dickinson from 3-point range. After missing her first two shots, she finished 7 of 14 from the field, including 6 of 9 on 3-point attempts.

Danielle Pankey paced the Knights with 15 points.

Penn State lost 69-65 at Miami on Thursday.

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