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Lions throttle Maryland

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team, ranked No. 5 in the latest Intermat Tournament Power Index, won all but one bout to dominate Maryland, 38-3, Thursday in the Big Ten dual meet opener for the Nittany Lions.The dual began at 125 where Nittany Lion junior Jordan ...

Pinstripe gets ‘dream matchup’

NEW YORK - Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour views an invitation to the Pinstripe Bowl as a necessary next step in the healing process for the school.For Boston College coach Steve Addazio, it's an opportunity to eat a "meaningful meatball."To each his own.Penn State and Boston College ...

PSU’s Conlan enshrined in Hall of Fame

NEW YORK - Shane Conlan played high school football in western New York on teams with some linemen who weighed 140 pounds.He was discovered by longtime Penn State defensive coordinator Tom Bradley, who decided to offer the 170-pound kid from Frewsburg a scholarship after watching him play ...

Lady Lions stop six-game streak

UNIVERSITY PARK - A trio of players topped the 20-point mark and eight reached the scoring column in the Penn State Lady Lions' (2-6) 96-66 victory over Wagner (0-7) on Sunday at the Bryce Jordan Center.It was the highest scoring output this season for the Lady Lions and snapped their six-game ...

Five Nittany Lions capture Open titles

UNIVERSITY PARK - The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team, ranked No. 6 in the latest Intermat Tournament Power Index, crowned five champions at the 2014 Nittany Lion Open. The event, hosted by the Nittany Lion wrestling club, is a non-team scored open tournament.Jordan Conaway (125), Jimmy ...

Eagles like to stay on the ground

Penn State owned Boston College for decades in the head-to-head series, but the last three times the teams met, the Eagles came out on top.The traditional Eastern rivals haven't played in 10 years, and that hiatus will end in the Pinstripe Bowl on Dec. 27 in New York. Penn State leads, 19-4, in ...

Bowl destiny is on the horizon

Penn State probably won't be playing Pitt in a bowl game, but it could wind up against another old rival when the bowl selections are announced today.The Pinstripe Bowl on Dec. 27 at Yankee Stadium in New York appears to be the most likely destination for the Nittany Lions (6-6). One of the ...

Wagner at PSU Lady Lions

Wagner at PSU Lady LionsTipoff: 2 p.m. At Bryce Jordan CenterRecords: Penn State (1-6) Wagner(0-6)Coaches: Coquese Washington is 143-87 in her eighth season at Penn State. Lisa Cermignano is 12-53 in her third season at Wagner.Probable Starters: Penn State - C Candace Agee, 6-6 Jr. (7.7), G ...

Lady Lions muster just 39 points in loss

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The Penn State Lady Lions struggled from the field, shooting just 27.8 percent and turned the ball over 20 times on the way to a 61-39 loss at No. 21/22 Syracuse in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.Freshman Lindsey Spann led the way for the Lady Lions with 11 points to go along with ...

Big Ten team may miss bowl

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The Big Ten has informed its schools that one of its bowl-eligible teams could be left out of the postseason.Illinois sports information director Kent Brown says the school received a memo from the league office notifying it of the potential bowl shortage. The league has 10 ...

Lions rally past Hokies in 2nd half

UNIVERSITY PARK - Penn State and Virginia Tech looked like a couple of football schools slugging it out on the hardwood in an ACC-Big Ten Challenge matchup at the Jordan Center Wednesday night. Between field-goal and free-throw attempts, the two teams combined to miss 97 shots.In the end, the ...

Newbill gets Big Ten nod

UNIVERSITY PARK - D.J. Newbill earned Big Ten Player of the Week honors after leading the Penn State men's basketball team to a pair of wins last week, the league announced Monday. The senior guard is currently the Big Ten leader and third in the country in scoring with 25.0 points per game ...

Hull named Big Ten’s top LB

Mike Hull considered transferring to Pitt when Penn State's NCAA sanctions came down in 2012, and his decision to stay put has paid off immensely for both him and the Nittany Lions.Hull has carried on the rich tradition of Linebacker U during his outstanding senior season, and Monday the senior ...

No PSU vs. Pitt in Pinstripe

Pitt cannot be selected to the Pinstripe Bowl, it was learned Monday, because the Panthers are not one of the teams from the ACC that are eligible for that particular bowl game.If Penn State and Pitt are to meet up in a bowl game, the only place it could happen is the Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit ...

Nittany Lions land 4-star CB recruit

Penn State added a future quarterback on Saturday. On Sunday, the Nittany Lions landed someone who should help them shut down opposing passing attacks.Garrett Taylor, the 6-foot-1, 188-pound four-star cornerback from St. Christopher's School in Richmond, Va., announced his pledge to the Lions ...

Cold November pain

UNIVERSITY PARK - Progress is defined as "growth or development; continuous improvement," and the goal of every sports team in every league is to make progress from the first game to the last.Week after week this season, Penn State not only failed to make progress, it got worse and worse in ...

Remove Hack transfer from looming questions

UNIVERSITY PARK - Penn State's regular season, mercifully, ended with Saturday's 34-10 loss to Michigan State.A promising 4-0 start careened through October and November and crashed to a 2-6 finish that was underscored by one common thread: inept offense.Now the questions begin, and the most ...

MSU-PSU highlights, lowlights

UNIVERSITY PARK - Following are the highlights and lowlights from Michigan State's 34-10 victory over Penn State on Saturday at Beaver Stadium:Play of the game: With the Nittany Lions down 13-3 late in the first half and desperate for momentum, Christian Hackenberg threw a potential touchdown ...

PSU-Pitt matchup a possibility

UNIVERSITY PARK - Penn State did not finish its regular season on a high note.Two straight losses, a struggling offense, and a special teams unit solely relying on the foot of Sam Ficken all left the players disappointed after their 34-10 loss to Michigan State.But, there's a chance the Nittany ...