Originally posted on Nittany Lions Den  |  Last updated 3/18/12
The Penn State Lady Lion's opened the 2012 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament with an 85-77 win against UTEP in Baton Rouge. Penn State moves on to the second round, where they will face the winner of LSU vs. San Diego State, which was tied at 27-27 at halftime. The following quotes from the post game interviews were provided by LSU Athletics. Head Coach Coquese Washington On second half adjustments… “We talked specifically about doing a better job of containing the ball. In the first half UTEP was getting in the lane way too often, so we talked about trying to keep them out of the paint and making sure we contested shots.” On post play… “I thought they were playing hard. Some of our substitution was again predicated on their small lineup, quick guards. There really weren’t any opportunities for us to play two bigs and play our big lineup successfully. So, we went with our small lineup in an attempt to keep them out of the paint and I thought that worked for us. We didn’t r...
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