No. 19 Wisconsin returns to winning ways over Penn St, 72-56

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Penn State’s John Harrar and Wisconsin’s Brad Davison fall going after a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Freshman Jonathan Davis scored a career-high 17 points and No. 19 Wisconsin resumed its usual dominance of Penn State with a 72-56 victory.

Brad Davison added 13 points for the Badgers, whose 13-game winning streak over the Nittany Lions ended with an 81-71 loss at Penn State on Saturday.

Wisconsin hasn’t lost at home to Penn State since 1995 and has won 27 of the last 30 meetings. Davison made a 3-pointer at the halftime buzzer, giving Wisconsin a 33-31 lead it never relinquished.

The shot was part of an 18-2 spurt that included two other 3s from Davison. Myreon Jones scored 14 points and John Harrar added 10 for Penn State.

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