STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Jordan Taylor scored 18 points, including a key 3-pointer from the top of key with 1:44 left, to help No. 19 Wisconsin hold off Penn State 52-46 on Tuesday night for its sixth straight victory.
Taylor made six free throws over the final minute, helping the Badgers (18-5, 7-3 Big Ten) overcome an early nine-point deficit.READ MORE: Dixmoor Boil Order Remains In Effect As Crews Continue Work To Identify Source Of Weeklong Water Woes
Trailing 40-38, Penn State (10-13, 2-8) missed on three tries to tie or take the lead. Jon Graham missed two foul shots before Jermaine Marshall misfired on a 3 and missed a layup after grabbing his own rebound.
Taylor took over from there with his clutch 3. He scored 13 of Wisconsin’s last 17 points.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Rain Likely Sunday, Breezy Late
Tim Frazier led Penn State with 21 points.
Penn State coach Patrick Chambers wore jet-black Nike sneakers on the sideline, sporting a look like late Hall of Fame football coach Joe Paterno.MORE NEWS: Metra Train Hits Chicago Police Car In Melrose Park
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