Postgame Notes Penn State 83, Penn 71 Nov. 16, 2013 The Palestra (Philadelphia, Pa.) Attendance: 4,130
Penn State has won each of the last four meetings against the Quakers and eight of the last nine. The overall series record moves to 19-30.
With 83 points vs. Penn, the Nittany Lions have produced at least 80 points in back-to-back games for the first time since the 2006-07 season and wins over VMI, 129-11 (Dec. 30, 2006) and Northwestern, 83-57 (Jan. 3, 2007).
Penn State's largest lead was 25 at 47-22 with 2:26 to play in the first half. The Lions used a 22-4 run to get to that point.
The 47 first-half points were the most in a single half since the Lions had 48 in the second half of the win over No. 4 Michigan last season. The total stands as the most first-half points since Feb. 28, 2010, when the Lions put up 49 in the opening frame of a 79-60 win over Northwestern.
Tim Frazier's 29 points are the most for the fifth-year player since he put up 30 at Nebraska Jan. 11, 2012.
Frazier now has eight career games w/ 20+ points.
With 29 points, Frazier moved up to No. 20 all-time in career scoring at Penn State. He now has 1,102 points, passing over Jeff Persson (1,090, 1966-68) and Bob Weiss (1,091, 1963-65). He needs 38 points to take over the No. 19 position from Mark DuMars (1,139, 1959-61).
He finished 11-12 from the free-throw line, all the second half, .hitting each of his final 10 attempts following a miss on the front end of a 1-and-1.
The 11 made free-throws put Frazier into eight-place all-time with 319. He passed James Barnes (309, 1987-91) and is 19 away from passing Titus Ivory (337, 1997-01) for the No. 7 spot.