5:53 - Frazier fueled that 8-0 run. Great play from the freshman. Complete postgame breakdown on ComRadio from 8-9 on Lion Country. Visit ComRadio.psu.edu and click on the headphones to listen live.
5:47 - The defense is trying to bring PSU back. How about all these fouls on UNC-W? That could be a key down the stretch. Frazier is quick! Penn State is going need to make foul shots...how often have we said that over the past couple of years?
5:35 - Penn State looks very frustrated. DeChellis needs to make a switch and get some fresh guys off the bench. The freshman are talented, but let's see some experience on the floor. The Nittany Lions are really struggling on defense right now.
5:30 - Penn State just can't seem to get it going on offense. Battle is trying to will this team to victory, but he can only do so much. Jones, Babb, and Frazier have been non-factors against a team that was 7-21 last season. Brooks and Jackson have shown flashes, but still no consistency. Still, UNC-W is impressive on offense. They are hitting EVERYTHING. Give these guys some credit. Tomko AGAIN! (BT)
4:53 - Interesting final possession by Penn State going into the half. Can't remember the last time Talor Battle didn't take the last shot to beat the buzzer. For the second half, I am going to keep a close eye on Andrew Jones. He has only two points so far today, and was a non-factor in each of the first two games. He is going to be key in determining how far Penn State goes this season. (RS)
4:51 - FG Percentage Comparison 61.5% - 36.7%; That is why Penn State is losing at halftime. Also, give some credit to the UNC-W defense. (BT)
4:34 - Do you remember how Penn State started the 2nd half the other night? Incredible shooting so far for UNC-Wilmington. Probably won't last all 40 minutes. You have to like the way Battle is attacking the basket and drawing contact. A lot of fouls on UNC-Wilmington, but foul shots are key!
3:30 - Penn State reminds me a lot of Villanova: undersized but skilled, with a lot of guys who can shoot the three. The big problem for PSU is playing undersized in a conference like the Big Ten. They’ll need to get a lot of contributions from the bigger guys like Brooks, Jackson, and Jones. I had a lot of doubts about them after the Penn game, but the second half of the Robert Morris game showed that this team has tremendous potential. That 20-4 run to start the second half was very impressive. Even with Battle being out of sync, they were able to ride four straight threes by Babb, which opened up the inside and allowed Jones and Brooks a lot of opportunities down low. (D. Smith)
2:14 - I'm looking for Jeff Brooks to continue his strong play today. Brooks has been agressive on the boards and his jump shot has improved tremendously. It should make for another Nittany Lion win today. They need to win at least 2 games in this tournament! (Posted by: BT)
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