Penn State women's basketball coach Washington wins her 150th career game


The Penn State women's basketball team picked up its second home victory of the 2015-16 season with a 75-51 win over Fordham on Sunday at the Bryce Jordan Center.

With the victory, Penn State head coach Coquese Washington won her 150th career game as a head coach.

Penn State (2-0) was led by redshirt-senior Brianna Banks, who scored a career-high 22 points, surpassing her previous career-best of 20, which she scored on two separate occasions.

Also notching double-digit scoring was junior Kaliyah Mitchell, who notched her 400th career point against the Rams in the third quarter, scoring 15 points on the afternoon and bringing her career total to 409. Finally, Candice Agee added 12 points for PSU and Teniya Page rounded out the double-digit scoring with 11 points for the Blue and White.

As a team, Penn State shot 42.0 percent from the floor, while Banks knocked down a team-high three 3-pointers. The Lady Lions out-rebounded Fordham (0-1), 41-40, with Peyton Whitted pulling down a team-high 11 boards for the second-straight game. Whitted closed out the game with nine points, 11 rebounds, along with a team and career-high seven assists, while Page dished out six assists.