STATE COLLEGE, PA. (AP) - Talor Battle scored 20 of his 22 points after halftime and Penn State turned up the defensive pressure in the second half to upset No. 17 Wisconsin 56-52 on Saturday.
Jeff Brooks had 12 points and Andrew Jones grabbed 14 rebounds to the help the Nittany Lions (12-8, 5-4 Big Ten) overcome a 13-point deficit in the first half to beat the Badgers for the first time since 2003.
Go-to guy Battle led the offensive charge _ as usual. His 3-pointer off an inbounds pass with 10:51 left gave Penn State its first lead of the game.
It was Penn State’s third straight win at home over a ranked Big Ten opponent.
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