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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Excuse Lamar Stevens and Tony Carr if they dont know all the words to Penn States alma mater yet. They admitted they dont as theyve been busy absorbing basketball knowledge.If they keep playing like they did in Sundays 82-74 win over Duquesne, Penn States freshmen, tasked with singing along after every win, will likely learn the song in no time.Stevens scored 24 points, Carr added 20 and fellow freshman Mike Watkins netted 15 for the Nittany Lions who pulled away from the Dukes at the Bryce Jordan Center.For Shep (Garner) only to score six, and us still win? That bodes well for our team and our future, Penn State coach Patrick Chambers said.Although Penn States top scorer was held without a basket for the first 27 minutes, the Nittany Lions (1-1) made up for the lack of scoring by turning the Dukes mistakes against them.The Nittany Lions scored 12 first-half points off 13 turnovers and led 33-29 at halftime.Duquesne coach Jim Ferry was pleased that his team held Garner mostly in check. He made just 2 of 7 field goals, both 3-pointers, and added five assists.Tonight we were forcing other guys to beat us and they did, Ferry said.The teams swapped the lead six times in the second half before Penn State (1-1) went ahead for good on a Julian Moore slam dunk that made it 54-53 with 10:57 left.The Nittany Lions made 48 percent of their field goals, hit 6 of 7 from long range in the second half and closed out the game with a 28-21 run.Carr led the team with seven rebounds.STEVENS AT THE LINEWith Duquesne not giving up many wide open looks, Penn States offense had to move pieces around to create points.Stevens did plenty of the moving. He showed off his patience waiting for lanes to open up and drove through them and to the basket where his teammates found him or the Dukes fouled him.Half of his points came at the free throw line where he made 12 of 13.BIG GAME BIG MANWatkins displayed flashes of dominance in the paint for a second-straight game. He picked up five more blocks to push his 2-game total to 10 and snagged six rebounds.Mikes bringing a lot of juice, Chambers said. Hes so raw. I dont even know if he knows how good he is.Technically a redshirt freshman after he was ruled academically ineligible by the NCAA last season, Watkins led Penn States bigs with 27 minutes, a number Chambers wants to cut down on.INJURY UPDATESChambers said sophomore guard Josh Reaves could miss another week at least as he continues to deal with a lower leg injury suffered late in preseason practice. Reaves was originally expected to miss the first three games.Penn State also appeared to lose forward Davis Zemgulis midway through the game with what Chambers said he thinks is a concussion. 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Apprentice Tahlia Hope has landed her first metropolitan winner, guiding Invincible Al to victory at Pakenham.The 18-year-old was having just her second ride at a metropolitan class meeting on Saturday.Riding the Patrick Payne-trained $12 chance, Invincible Al scored by 1-1/4 lengths from the $1.60 favourite Wise Hero with Segovia ($19) a half-length away third.Invincible Al recorded a time of 57.01 seconds lowering the 1000m track record by 0.29 seconds.Hope celebrated her first metropolitan win with a cheese toastie as she headed to the carpark and a three-hour drive to Benalla for rides in the final two races at the country meeting.Her victory on Invincible Al was her 35th career win. She is indentured to the family training team of her grandfather Lee and father Shhannon, who have deliberately kept her to provincial racing until now.ddddddddddddI had a ride at Sandown just before the spring carnival and my family decided to wait until after the spring to get going, Hope said.Today we thought we were a longshot to have a go at a Saturday meeting but Patricks got him in good order and hell be going forward from here I would say.Hope said it was a big thrill to land the victory as Payne had been instrumental in getting her to town.Hes been trying to get me into town for a while to try and get my career going, Hope said.Luckily its paid off for him. Hes pushed me and Ive got my first city winner for him. ' ' '

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