Jen Harris scored 18 of her career-high 22 points in the second half to lead Penn State to a 69-62 upset of No. 9 Ohio State last night. Harris scored 13 points, including 10 straight...

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Jen Harris scored 18 of her career-high 22 points in the second half to lead Penn State to a 69-62 upset of No. 9 Ohio State last night.



Harris scored 13 points, including 10 straight, during a 20-5 run that gave the Nittany Lions (6-5) a 38-29 lead with 16:32 left.



Tanisha Wright added 10 of her 22 points in the final 15 minutes to stretch Penn State’s lead to as many as 12 with 5:40 remaining.



Ohio State (11-2) got 20 points from Jessica Davenport, including 16 in the second half, and 18 from Brandie Hoskins. But the Big Ten’s best ball-control team — a 1.50 assists-to-turnovers ratio entering the game — couldn’t overcome 17 turnovers and seven blocked shots.



Guard Jess Strom added 12 rebounds and nine assists for Penn State.





Other games





At No. 1 LSU 78, Texas State 38



Sylvia Fowles had 18 points and 11 rebounds as the Tigers (12-0) opened with a 25-2 run in the first 9:30 and held Texas State (3-8) to just 26 percent shooting.





No. 6 Notre Dame 73, at N. Illinois 49



Jacqueline Batteast scored 21 points as the Irish (11-1) improved to 5-0 on the road. Stephanie Raymond led the Huskies (2-8) with 15 points and Kristin Wiener added 14.





At No. 7 North Carolina 79, Old Dominion 55



Ivory Latta had 24 points and Erlana Larkins added 17 points and 14 rebounds for the Tar Heels (11-1), who won their fourth in a row. Tiffany Green led the Monarchs (4-4) with 19 points and 11 rebounds.





At No. 12 Minnesota 62, Northwestern 44



Janel McCarville had 13 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Gophers (11-2) in the Big Ten opener for both teams. Ifeoma Okonkwo scored 18 points for the Wildcats (3-11).





At No. 14 Boston College 79, George Washington 60



Brooke Queenan had 19 points and seven rebounds to lead the Eagles (9-1) to their eighth straight win. Anna Montanana led the Colonials (6-4) with 19 points.





At No. 15 Vanderbilt 91, New Orleans 37



Ashley Earley scored a career-high 26 points, including the 1,000th of her career, to lead the Commodores (10-1) over winless New Orleans.





At No. 16 Georgia 78, Arkansas 57



Tasha Humphrey had 24 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Bulldogs (10-3). Danielle Allen and Ruby Vaden led the Razorbacks (9-2) with 12 points apiece.





At No. 17 Maryland 83, Marshall 68



Shay Doron scored 21 of her 26 in the second half as Maryland (10-1) won the Terrapin Classic. Crystal Champion had 20 points and 11 rebounds for Marshall (5-5).





At No. 18 Iowa 62, Indiana 51



Crystal Smith scored 24 points as the Hawkeyes (12-0) extended their best start in 17 years. Cyndi Valentin led the Hoosiers (7-4) with 15 points.





No. 19 DePaul 61, Richmond 55



In Hanover, N.H., Allie Quigley scored 23 points as the Blue Demons (10-2) won the championship of the Dartmouth holiday tournament. Kate Flavin had 15 points for the Spiders (9-1).





No. 20 Purdue 72, at Wisconsin 67



Erin Lawless scored a career-high 29 points to lead the Boilermakers (8-3) in the Big Ten opener for both teams. Stephanie Rich led the Badgers (5-5) with 20 points.





No. 22 Kansas State 68, at Saint Joseph’s 49



Kendra Wecker had 21 points and 14 rebounds as the Wildcats (8-2) drubbed the Hawks (2-10).