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Sims' 3 lifts Tulane past Penn State 63-60

Nov 20, 2009 - 8:09 PM CHARLESTON, S.C.(AP) -- Tulane's Kevin Sims made a 3-pointer from the top of the key with 19 seconds to play and the Green Wave held on to beat Penn State 63-60 Friday in the second round of the Charleston Classic at Carolina First Arena.

Aaron Holmes led Tulane (1-2) with 17 points and Kris Richard added 11.

Talor Battle scored 17 points for Penn State (2-2).

Tulane led by 10 with 7:57 to play, but Penn State battled back, despite shooting 27.6 percent from the field.

The Green Wave shot 36 percent from the field.

Penn State led 25-24 after a closely contested first half in which neither team led by more than five points.

Tulane will play at 12:30 p.m. Sunday against the winner of Friday's game between Davidson and La Salle. Penn State will play at 10 a.m. Sunday against the loser.








  • NCAA BB
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    PENN STATE 25 35 60
    TULANE 24 39 63 FINAL

    HIGH SCORERS: PENN STATE - TALOR BATTLE 15, JEFF BROOKS 15,
    TIM FRAZIER 8
    TULANE - AARON HOLMES 14, KRIS RICHARD 14,
    KEVIN SIMS 11

    Nov 20 2:38 PM
  • 76
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 60 roots (Close Finish)

    Penn State 54, Tulane 55  2nd - 1:20Nov 20 2:28 PM
  • 16
    roots
    RUWTbot Took away 56 roots (Close Finish)

    Penn State 49, Tulane 53  2nd - 3:02Nov 20 2:26 PM
  • 72
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 56 roots (Close Finish)

    Penn State 49, Tulane 49  2nd - 3:31Nov 20 2:23 PM
  • 16
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    RUWTbot Added 16 roots (Close Finish)

    Penn State 46, Tulane 49  2nd - 4:26Nov 20 2:21 PM


  • NCAA BB
    PENN ST 25
    TULANE 24 HALFTIME

    Nov 20 1:19 PM