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Garner hopes to stay hot one more night

NIT final Who: Penn State Nittany Lions (25-13) vs. Utah Utes (23-11) When: Tonight, 7 TV: ESPN The line: Penn State by 4 By Dan Gelston The Associated Press Maybe even Flavor Flav would admit, do believe the hype. Shep Garner has brought the noise as Penn State’s career ...

Hoops du Jour

Utah at PSU men Tipoff: 7 p.m. Madison Square Garden Records: Penn State (25-13, 11-10 Big Ten); Utah (23-11, 11-7 Pac 12) Coaches: Patrick Chambers is 111-122 in his seventh season at Penn State and 153-150 in nine seasons overall. Larry Krystkowiak is 115-84 in his sixth season at Utah ...

Stevens returning to Lions

UNIVERSITY PARK — Tommy Stevens considered transferring from Penn State and went as far as checking out other schools, but the backup quarterback decided to stay put with the Nittany Lions. “I did search and look and see if there was a better place for me somewhere, and I talked to some ...

Monster run powers Lions to NIT final

NEW YORK — Tony Carr scored 21 points, Shep Garner added 18 while breaking a school record for career 3-pointers and Penn State routed Mississippi State 75-60 in the National Invitational Tournament semifinals Tuesday night. The fourth-seeded Nittany Lions (25-13) will play No. 2 seed Utah ...

Retherford captures ‘wrestling Heisman’

UNIVERSITY PARK — Zain Retherford didn’t need another accolade to cement his legacy among the all-time greats in Penn State and NCAA wrestling history, but he received one Tuesday just the same. For the second straight year, the Penn State 149-pounder was named the WIN Magazine/Culture ...

Denver stops Penn State’s season

ALLENTOWN — Sophomore Liam Folkes scored the lone goal as the Penn State men’s ice hockey team dropped a, 5-1 decision to reigning national champion Denver in NCAA Midwest Regional semifinal action Saturday from the PPL Center. Penn State saw its season come to a close at 18-15-5, while ...

Lions drop opener

RICHMOND, Va. — Altoona opened its season Friday and ran into a tough pitcher in Maddison Furman of St. Christopher’s, who’s headed to VCU to play college ball, in a 7-0 setback. Furman had a no-hitter for 5 • innings before Cody Becker broke it up. The Mountain Lions had just four ...

Lions could be counting on frosh Parsons

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State has had so many terrific linebackers for so many years that it repeatedly created situations where young guys could come into the program and learn from highly talented and experienced upperclassmen. Things will be different this year for prized freshman Micah ...

Penn State prepping for Denver

ALLENTOWN — The Penn State Nittany Lion ice hockey team, which earned its second straight NCAA Tournament berth last weekend as an at-large team, will take on Denver Saturday night at the PPL Center in a rematch of last year’s Midwest Regional Final. Penn State is the No. 3 seed while ...

Barkley doesn’t work out

UNIVERSITY PARK — Saquon Barkley did not work out during Penn State’s pro day Tuesday, but a number of other Nittany Lions posted impressive numbers for NFL scouts. Barkley, a projected top five draft pick, excelled at the NFL combine but still had planned to work out on pro day. He said ...

Stevens’ 30 points propel Lions into semifinals

MILWAUKEE — Lamar Stevens tied his career high with 30 points, Tony Carr added 25 and Penn State beat Marquette 85-80 on Tuesday night to advance to the NIT semifinals. The Nittany Lions (24-13) will face either Mississippi State or Louisville at Madison Square Garden in New York on March ...

All eyes now on QB McSorley

UNIVERSITY PARK — With Saquon Barkley now the talk of the NFL and the upcoming draft, quarterback Trace McSorley and Penn State’s other offensive weapons will be the focal points of opposing defenses this fall. The Nittany Lions opened spring practice Monday, and coach James Franklin said ...

Hoops du Jour

Penn State men will get Marquette MILWAUKEE — Andrew Rowsey scored 29 points and dished out nine assists and Marquette had its highest-scoring output of the season in a 101-92 victory over Oregon on Sunday to advance to the quarterfinals of the NIT. Marquette will now play host to Penn ...

Penn St. takes it all again

CLEVELAND — There have been many magical moments in the history of the NCAA Wrestling Championships, but what Bo Nickal did Saturday night in Quicken Loans Arena may move to the top of the list. Nickal pulled off a dramatic pin of Ohio State’s Myles Martin to win his second consecutive ...

Nittany Lions now in first

CLEVELAND — Just when it looked like Ohio State was going to knock two-time defending champion Penn State off the top of the collegiate wrestling mountain, the Nittany Lions said “not so fast.” The Nittany Lions turned a 13.5-point deficit at the beginning of Session 4 of the 2018 NCAA ...

Big Ten dominates first day of nationals

By Andy Elder For the Mirror CLEVELAND — As expected, Penn State and Ohio State are ahead of the rest of the field in the team race at the 2018 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships. But at the end of day 1 in Quicken Loans Arena, it’s the Buckeyes leading the Nittany Lions. Ohio ...

Lady Lions lose at home in overtime

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State women’s basketball team saw their season come to an end Thursday night, losing in the first round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament, 63-62, to Radford at the Bryce Jordan Center. Penn State, which led 54-52 with 4:11 to play in ...

Round 3 set for Lions, Buckeyes

CLEVELAND — Ohio State heavyweight Kyle Snyder says his Big Ten tournament champion Buckeyes are the team to beat at the 2018 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships. Cael Sanderson, coach of two-time defending NCAA champion Penn State, basically said we’ll see. A select group of ...

Hoops du jour

Temple at PSU men NIT first round Tipoff: 8 p.m. Bryce Jordan Center Records: Penn State (21-13, 11-10 Big Ten); Temple (17-15, 8-10 AAC) Coaches: Patrick Chambers is 108-122 in his seventh season at Penn State and 150-150 in nine seasons overall. Fran Dunphy is 247-151 in his 12th ...

Posluszny calling it a career after 11 seasons

By Mark Long The Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Paul Posluszny left the game the same way he played — with the utmost class. The veteran middle linebacker retired Tuesday after 11 NFL seasons with Buffalo and Jacksonville, calling it quits because he can “no longer compete at ...