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No. 13 Penn State handles Fordham 78-61

Sunday - 11/10/2013, 8:01pm  ET

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Maggie Lucas had 23 points and six rebounds to lead No. 13 Penn State to a 78-61 victory over Fordham on Sunday.

Lucas had four 3-pointers and moved past Michigan State's Lindsay Bowen to second place on the Big Ten's career 3-pointers list (297). She scored at least 20 points for the 48th time in her career.

Ariel Edwards and Dara Taylor also reached double figures for the Lady Lions (2-0). Edwards had 17 points on 7-of-12 shooting and Taylor added 12 points and a pair of steals.

The Rams (1-1) never led in the contest but closed Penn State's lead to 52-42 on Erin Rooney's 3-pointer with 13:13 left. Lucas answered with a 3 of her own and Penn State never looked back.

Rooney led the Rams with 20 points.


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