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Recap - Penn State Defeats Maryland 55-50

Penn State grabbed a 55-50 win over Maryland on Friday, behind a 13-point effort from Izaiah Brockington at Bryce Jordan Center.

Bettors who backed Penn State were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -2.5 at sportsbooks.

Penn State got 11 points from Jamari Wheeler and another 9 points from John Harrar. Izaiah Brockington contributed 2 assists, while John Harrar cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

Maryland got 23 points from Eric Ayala in a losing cause and another 9 points from Donta Scott. Darryl Morsell contributed 2 assists for them, while Donta Scott had 4 rebounds.

Penn State was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Penn State as they grabbed 37 boards, while Maryland only had 25

Next game, Penn State takes its act on the road to face Michigan State looking for another win. For Maryland, they head home to face Ohio State.