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Penn State edges Davidson 59-57

Nov 22, 2009 - 5:19 PM CHARLESTON, S.C.(AP) -- Jeff Brooks scored 12 points and Penn State held off Davidson 59-57 Sunday in the third round of the Charleston Classic.

Davidson had a chance to tie the game, but Brendan McKillop missed a jump shot from the lane and time expired in the ensuing scramble for the rebound.

Jake Cohen led Davidson (0-4) with 13 points and nine rebounds.

Penn State (2-2) led by as many as 19 points in the first half, but Davidson rallied to get within 31-22 at halftime.

The Wildcats started the game 3 for 13 from the field, including 0 for 10 from 3-point range.

The victory kept Penn State from going 0 for 3 in the tournament. The Nittany Lions lost to UNC Wilmington in Thursday's opening round and lost to Tulane in Friday's second round.

Davidson lost to South Florida 65-58 in the opening round and to La Salle 84-70 on Friday.

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