UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Sam Sessoms scored 17 factors to steer 4 in double figures as Penn State by no means trailed and cruised to a 66-49 victory over Rutgers on Tuesday night time.
John Harrar added 16 factors and Jalen Pickett had 15 for Penn State (8-6, 3-3 Massive Ten), which has received three of 4 throughout a nine-game stretch following a 22-day layoff.
Seth Lundy added 10 factors and Greg Lee had 12 rebounds for the Nittany Lions.
Rutgers (9-6, 3-2) had a four-game successful streak finish after taking pictures 34 % (19 of 56) from the ground with 15 turnovers. They’d received three of 4 by double digits, together with a 28-point win on 58% taking pictures towards Nebraska final Saturday.
Clifford Omoruyi had 12 factors and 12 rebounds to steer the Scarlet Knights.
After Rutgers obtained inside 56-46 with three minutes left, Pickett sank a step-back jumper with the shot clock winding down. Harrar grabbed an offensive rebound on Penn State’s subsequent possession and Sessoms transformed a reverse layup because the Nittany Lions closed on a 10-3 run.
Rutgers stays on the street in a matchup with Maryland on Saturday. Penn State performs at Sixteenth-ranked Ohio State on Sunday.