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March 21, 2011
University Park, Pa.; -
2011 NCAA WOMEN'S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
Second Round Monday, March 21
Bryce Jordan Center University Park, Pa.
Game 3 - No. 3 DePaul vs. No. 6 Penn State<
PENN STATE NOTES
The Lady Lions are 27-22 all-time in the NCAA Tournament, including a 17-5 mark in home games.
PSU finishes the season with a 25-10 record, including a 14-4 mark at home.
This was Penn State's first loss in the Bryce Jordan Center in NCAA Tournament games (9-1).
This was PSU's first loss against DePaul (4-1) all-time.
Penn State holds a 9-8 record in second round NCAA Tournament games.
This was the first time the Lady Lions have lost this season when leading at the half (15-1) and only the second time they have lost this season when shooting a better field goal percentage than their opponent (22-2).
The Lady Lions came one three-pointer shy of breaking Penn State's single-season record for three-pointers made, held by the 2002-03 squad (228).
PSU is 3-2 when Nikki Greene, Alex Bentley, and Julia Trogele all score in double figures and 14-4 when they have four players score in double figures.
Julia Trogele broke the 800-point plateau for her career (803) and scored in double figures for the 15th time this season.
Julia Trogele recorded her sixth double-double of the season and 10th of her career.
Alex Bentley scored 20+ points for the second game in a row and for the seventh time this season.
Maggie Lucas passed Kahadeejah Herbert for 15th on Penn State's season scoring list (552).
Nikki Greene tied Kahadeejah Herbert for 13th on Penn State's season rebounding list (272).
Nikki Greene scored in double figures for the 14th time this season.
DePaul is now 29-6 and 13-3 in the BIG EAST.
DePaul's 29 wins are the most by any Blue Demon team.
This is the seventh time DePaul has played in a second round NCAA Tournament game, posting a 2-5 record, including 1-1 in games played at University Park.
DePaul is now 2-1 against schools in the Big Ten this season (including postseason).
DePaul is now 36-51 all-time against Big Ten schools.
DePaul's record against the No. 6 seed in the NCAA tournament is now 2-2.
As a No. 3 seed, the Blue Demons are now 2-0.
DePaul has scored a three-point basket in 464 of its last 467 games.
Sam Quigley started her 104th consecutive game; Keisha Hampton started her 102nd.
For only the third time this season DePaul held its opponent to fewer three 3-point shots made. The other two times were against SIU Edwardsville and Arizona State.
The Blue Demons held Maggie Lucas to only seven points, one more than her lowest scoring game this season.
DePaul will enter its second Sweet Sixteen in program history.
This is Head Coach Doug Bruno's first win against Penn State (1-3).