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Pickett, Dread help Penn St. hold off Indiana for 61-58 win

The Hoosiers return home to host Ohio State at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 6.
Credit: AP/Gary M. Baranec
Penn State's John Harrar (21),Indiana's Trayce Jackson-Davis (23) and Penn State's Jalen Pickett (22) reach for the ball during an NCAA college basketball game Sunday Jan 2, 2022, in State College, Pa. (AP Photo/Gary M. Baranec)

PENNSYLVANIA, USA — Jalen Pickett scored 15 points and Myles Dread shot 4 of 5 — all from 3-point range — and finished with 12 points to help Penn State beat Indiana 61-58 on Jan. 2.

Sam Sessoms scored all 10 of his points in the second half for Penn State (6-5, 2-1 Big Ten). 

Sessoms scored eight points as he and Dread each hit two 3-pointers in an 18-5 spurt that gave Penn State its biggest lead of the game at 51-41 midway through the second half and Indiana (10-3, 1-2) trailed the rest of the way.

Trayce Jackson-Davis scored 14 of his 20 points in the second half for the Hoosiers. 

Rob Phinisee and Jackson-Davis both missed good looks from 3-point range in the final 5 seconds.

The Hoosiers return home to host Ohio State at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 6.