Jackson's 3 lifts No. 22 Wisconsin over PSU
University Park, PA (Sports Network) - Traevon Jackson buried a deep 3-pointer as time expired to lift No. 22 Wisconsin to a 63-60 win over Penn State on Sunday.
A pair of Mike Bruesewitz free throws put the Badgers up 60-56 with 33 seconds left, but D.J. Newbill's layup eight seconds later made it a two-point game.
Bruesewitz threw the enusing inbounds pass out of bounds, giving the Nittany Lions a chance to tie the game.
Newbill bricked a jumper with nine seconds left, but Nick Colella grabbed the rebound and found Newbill, who knocked down a jumper from the left elbow to tie the game with five seconds rmaining.
Wisconsin tried to roll the ball upcourt to preserve time, but Colella dove for it and caused a jump ball with three seconds left. The Badgers had the possession arrow so they retained possession with just over three seconds left.
Jackson took the inbounds pass on the left sideline and quickly dribbled up court and swished a deep trey from the left wing for the win.
Jackson finished with 15 points, Ben Brust added 13 and Jared Berggren chipped in with 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Badgers (21-10, 12-6 Big Ten), who had dropped back-to-back games entering the contest.
Jermaine Marshall scored a game-high 23 points and Newbill added 22 points and five assists for Penn State (10-20, 2-16).
03/10 14:23:18 ET