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No. 12 Penn St. 66, Pittsburgh 44

December 16, 1996

PITTSBURGH (AP) _ Angie Pothoff had 19 points and 14 rebounds Sunday, leading No. 12 Penn State to a 66-44 victory over Pittsburgh.

Pitt (3-5) took a 9-5 lead when Latia Howard made a layup with 14:01 remaining in the first half. But Penn State (6-0) scored the next eight points and never looked back.

The Lady Lions led by as many as 11 points in the first half, which ended with Penn State leading 32-23.

After Howard’s layup cut Penn State’s lead to 32-25, the Lady Lions scored 15 straight points to put the game away.

Tara Macciocco scored 13 points for Penn State, while Tamica Hunter scored a career-high 12 for Pitt.

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