Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 1/21/13
Maggie Lucas scored 19 points and Alex Bentley added 16, and No. 8 Penn State took over sole possession of first place in the Big Ten with a 59-49 victory over No. 23 Michigan on Monday night. The Lady Lions (15-2, 5-0 Big Ten) and Wolverines (15-3, 4-1) were the only teams in the league without a conference loss. Michigan kept it close before Penn State went on a late 12-0 run. Rachel Sheffer had 20 points and 10 rebounds for the Wolverines, who went 6 of 26 from 3-point range. The loss snapped Michigan's 10-game winning streak, which equaled a school record. The Lady Lions have won nine straight. Penn State led 47-46 before holding Michigan scoreless for over 6 minutes. The Lady Lions played much of the second half without 6-foot-4 Nikki Greene, who was in foul trouble. But the Wolverines, who entered shooting nearly 40 percent from beyond the arc on the season, couldn't take advantage. Mia Nickson scored twice on moves inside during Penn State's decisive run, and when Bentl...
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