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Penn State students storm court after upset win over No. 6 Michigan

By Connor Grott
Penn State fans rushed the court after upsetting No. 6 Michigan on Tuesday night. Photo courtesy of PSU Athletics/Twitter
Penn State fans rushed the court after upsetting No. 6 Michigan on Tuesday night. Photo courtesy of PSU Athletics/Twitter

Feb. 13 (UPI) -- The unranked Penn State Nittany Lions shocked the No. 6 Michigan Wolverines on Tuesday night at Bryce Jordan Center and shared the moment with fans.

The Penn State student section and other members of the crowd stormed the court and danced on the hardwood after the school's first victory over Michigan since Feb. 27, 2013.

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Nittany Lions players, while standing on the official scorer's table, led fans in singing the school's alma mater after the frenzy subsided.

Penn State junior forward Lamar Stevens pumped up the student section throughout the night and paced the team with 26 points, 12 rebounds, three assists and three blocks. He scored 15 of his 26 points in the second half.

It was Penn State's second Big Ten victory of the season after dropping 11 of its first 12 conference games.

PSU guard Myles Dread added 17 points and two rebounds in the win, and freshman Rasir Bolton had 13 points and one rebound.

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Senior guard Charles Matthews led Michigan with 24 points, six rebounds and one assist. Jordan Poole chipped in 17 points, four assists and four rebounds.

The Nittany Lions (9-15, 2-11 Big Ten) visit No. 12 Purdue, while Michigan (22-3, 11-3) hosts No. 24 Maryland on Saturday.

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