Posted November 18, 2012 on AP on Fox
Penn State's 6-foot-4 center Nikki Greene had the ball wide open at the top of the key. It wasn't her kind of shot, so Greene took a couple awkward dribbles before the ball rolled away after bouncing off her foot. Coach Coquese Washington could only shake her head and smile, because almost everything else went right Sunday afternoon for the ninth-ranked Lady Lions' frontcourt. Guard Maggie Lucas and forward Mia Nickson each scored 12 points, and Penn State dominated the paint to build a big lead in a 75-34 rout of Lafayette. Lucas added nine rebounds and four steals but hit just 5 of 16 from the field. Still, the Lady Lions (3-0) hardly needed their prolific shooting guard against the overmatched Leopards (1-3). ''Our focus today was putting a body on (opposing players) and getting boards,'' Lucas said. ''Shots don't always fall, so you have to find a way to make an impact in our ways.'' Emily Homan had 11 points and six rebounds to lead Lafayette, which shot 19 percent. The Le...
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