INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Aleem Ford scored 17 points and No. 6 seed Wisconsin made a stop on the last play to escape with a 75-74 win over No. 11 seed Penn State in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday night.
The Badgers (17-11) led by 18 in the final eight minutes and were up 73-57 with five minutes to go.
The Nittany Lions (11-14) ended the game on a 17-2 run with Sam Sessoms scoring 13 of his 18 points during the final seven minutes to spark the rally. Penn State forced a pair of stops in the final minute and took possession on John Harrar's rebound, down one with 18 seconds to go. Sessoms drove into the lane and Wisconsin's Nate Reuvers deflected his attempted pass. Brad Davison grabbed the loose ball and called a timeout with 0.3 seconds remaining to essentially secure the win.