February 13 2022 06:30 pm

No. 11 Michigan women beat Penn State for 6th straight time

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Penn State’s Leilani Kapinus fires a 3 pointer from the corner. Kapinus finished with 17 points, 5 rebounds, 2 blocks, and a steal in Penn State’s 74-57 loss to No. 11 Michigan.

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — Naz Hillmon had 21 points, Leigha Brown scored 15 of her 17 points in the first half and No. 11 Michigan beat Penn State 74-57 for its sixth straight win in the series.

The game featured two of the Big Ten’s four 20-point scorers as Hillmon entered averaging 20 points and Penn State’s Makenna Marisa 21.7.

Hillmon was 7 of 14 from the field and 7 of 8 at the free-throw line, while Marisa was held to 16 points on 6-of-19 shooting.

Hillmon made two free throws midway through the third quarter for a 20-point lead to put her into double figures for the 27th straight game.

Maddie Nolan had 15 points and Emily Kiser added 13 for Michigan.

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