Nittany Lions huge second half for the upset with an 81-71 final. The 14th ranked Wisconsin Badgers (13-5) visited the Bryce Jordan Center to challenge the upstart, Penn State Nittany Lions (6-7) on Saturday afternoon.
Despite being the underdogs, PSU pulled off their best game of the season in defeating Wisconsin. Tyler Wahl (13 points, 10 boards) had a huge first half but the Badgers defense called out sick and surrendered a 50 point second half.
The Badgers seemed to be in control with the first half climaxing with them holding a 34-31 advantage. A host of Lions stepped up and was led by a twenty-point outburst from Myreon Jones who was aided by Izaiah Washington who just missed a double-double with a 17 point, 9 rebound performance. Not to be outdone, John Harrar drained 17 points.
For the Badgers, Nathan Reuvers accumulated 18 points aided by Aleem Ford’s 15 and a double-double from Tyler Wahl with his 13 points, 10 boards game.
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Kevin has followed and promoted the game of lacrosse since May 19, 1974.
The same day the Philadelphia Flyers won the Cup, the Philadelphia Wings were introduced to Neibauer and Philadelphia.
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A published writer in JustHockey Magazine, Kevin covered the American Hockey League as well as a monthly story on a pugilist where Kevin used the pen name, The Rink Rat. Neibauer turned his attentions to lacrosse for a few years and does his part, whether podcasting or writing to grow the game. Kevin branched out to his roots and currently provides insight for all Philadelphia teams for Edge of Philly as well as his full-time duties with LaxPhilly.