Cornley leads Penn State to NIT title

Saturday, April 4, 2009

NEW YORK -- Jamelle Cornley scored 18 points and the Penn State used a big second half to beat Baylor 69-63 on Thursday night and win the NIT title.

It was just the second postseason tournament championship in school history.

Super sophomore Talor Battle added 12 points, all in the second half, for the Nittany Lions (27-11).

LaceDarius Dunn scored 18 points to lead Baylor (24-15).

-- AP

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