PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Offensive struggles were too much for the Penn State women’s basketball team Thursday night as the Lady Lions fell to Rutgers, 72-39, in Big Ten Conference action on the road.
Junior Kamaria McDaniel led Penn State with 17 points, while senior Siyeh Frazier chipped in 10.
Four points from junior Alisia Smith and two from Frazier helped Penn State to a quick 6-2 lead, but Rutgers responded with a 9-0 burst to pull in front 11-6 five minutes into the game. The Penn State defense didn’t allow the Scarlet Knights to convert a field goal past the 5:30 mark as the lock-down effort helped PSU pull within 14-12 at the end of the first term.
The Scarlet Knights scored the first 13