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Frazier’s finale at BJC not enough for Lady Lions

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — Despite 28 points from Penn State senior Siyeh Frazier, in her final game at the Bryce Jordan Center, it wasn’t enough as the Lady Lions fell to Michigan, 80-66, Thursday night in a Big Ten Conference matchup. The loss dropped Penn State to 7-21 ...

Dread’s 3 wins it for Lions

UNIVERSITY PARK — Patrick Chambers wants No. 16 Penn State to develop a killer instinct. He may want to show his Nittany Lions replays of Myles Dread’s effort from Wednesday night. Dread hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 28 seconds left to lift Penn State over Rutgers 65-64 after the ...

Franklin deal worth $38.2M

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State football coach James Franklin is guaranteed at least $38.2 million over the length of a new six-year contract that runs through 2025. The contract was agreed to by Franklin and approved by Penn State’s Board of Trustees in December. Terms of the agreement were ...

Lions rally, then falter at IU

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — In a game full of wild swings, Indiana boxed out No. 9 Penn State. The Hoosiers let a 19-point first-half lead completely disappear, fell behind by six and then rallied for a 68-60 victory Sunday. “We play the game in 10 four-minute battles or rounds like a fight,” ...

Nittany Lions romp on senior day

UNIVERSITY PARK — The No. 2-ranked Penn State wrestling team dominated American University in the team’s dual meet finale Sunday. Three Penn State seniors got falls on senior day for Penn State, and sophomore Jarod Verkleeren notched a victory in the dual’s marquee matchup as Penn ...

Voice of the Fan guest column: Lions adding to basketball history

I read with great interest and enthusiasm Neil Rudel’s Feb. 15 column, “Nittany Lions jumping through high hoops” that focused on the recent, long anticipated resurgence of Penn State men’s basketball. Let’s face facts: For most of the 21st century, Nittany Lion hoop ...

Iowa clobbers PSU women by 43

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Monika Czinano scored 23 points, Kathleen Doyle added 18 with seven assists and five rebounds and No. 19 Iowa rolled to a 100-57 win over Penn State on Saturday. Makenzie Meyer and McKenna Warnock added 10 points apiece for the Hawkeyes (22-5, 13-3 Big Ten ...

Maryland hoping to keep No. 7 spot

By Andrew Seligman The Associated Press A top 25 matchup is the big game on the schedule this weekend in the Big Ten men’s basketball conference. Here are a feww things to watch for. Game of the week No. 7 Maryland at No. 25 Ohio State on Sunday. The Big Ten-leading Terrapins look to ...

Owners all agree on new labor deal

The Associated Press NEW YORK — The NFL has put the labor ball in the players’ hands. In a somewhat surprisingly strong decision, the 32 team owners voted Thursday to “accept the negotiated terms on the principles of a new collective bargaining agreement.” Details of that ...

Too much fight in Illini: Illinois defense stymies Lions on offense

By Travis Johnson The Associated Press UNIVERSITY PARK — Ayo Dosunmu felt well enough during warm-ups to return to lineup. That was enough for Illinois against No. 9 Penn State. Dosunmu, the Fighting Illini’s leading scorer who missed the previous game with a knee injury, scored 24 ...

Nittany Lions move up to No. 9 in poll

From Mirror, wire reports Baylor and Kansas just keep winning, setting up a monumental showdown Saturday between the top-ranked Bears and No. 3 Jayhawks that could help decide not only the Big 12 title but the No. 1 overall seed for the NCAA Tournament. The two teams were separated once ...

Lady Lions drop 11th in a row

The Associated Press UNIVERSITY PARK — Stephanie Jones scored 21 points on 9-of-11 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds and No. 10 Maryland clamped down defensively in the second half to roll to a 106-69 win over Penn State on Sunday. The Terrapins, who only led 46-45 at halftime, won their ...

PSU makes it 8 straight

By Travis Johnson The Associated Press UNIVERSITY PARK— Penn State coach Patrick Chambers has watched his teams cough up enough leads late to know this squad is different. The No. 13 Nittany Lions are hanging on and closing games out. Lamar Stevens scored 23 points to lead Penn State ...

Bonus points a big deal for Nittany Lions

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State has long been known for its ability to produce bushels of bonus points, especially as it has won eight of the last nine NCAA championships. Saturday night in front of 15,995 fans in the Bryce Jordan Center, it was that ability to produce bonus points that ...

Hoops du Jour

No. 10 Maryland at PSU women Tipoff: 2 p.m., Bryce Jordan Center Records: Penn State (7-18, 1-13 Big Ten); Maryland (21-4, 12-2 Big Ten) Coaches: Penn State coach Carolyn Kieger is 106-82 overall, having spent the previous five seasons at Marquette. Brenda Frese has been at Maryland since ...

Nittany Lions jumping through high hoops

(This column was published Saturday and updated with the latest AP ranking today.) There’s never been a Penn State basketball season quite like the one that’s developing before our eyes. Yes, the Nittany Lions have had great players (Jesse Arnelle, Joe Crispin, Talor Battle), and yes, ...

Losses piling uip for Lady Lions

From Mirror reports LINCOLN, Neb. — The Penn State University women’s basketball team was outscored, 26-12, in the third quarter Thursday night en rroute to a 75-58 loss at Nebraska in Big Ten Conference play. The loss dropped the Lady Lions to 7-18 overall and 1-13 in the league while ...

Lions to host top 3 battle in nation Saturday

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — In a battle of two of the top three teams in the country, the Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team will host Ohio State Saturday night at the Bryce Jordan Center. The Nittany Lions, ranked No. 2, are 10-2 overall and 7-1 in the conference. The ...

Penn State climbs to No. 13; preseason No. 1 drops out

The NCAA initial rankings had little impact at the top of the AP Top 25, but a three-game losing streak knocked preseason No. 1 Michigan State out of the poll. Baylor remained No. 1 in The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll released Monday, two days after being the top overall ...

Nittany Lions’ Stevens earns two player of the week honors

BOSTON — Penn State senior forward Lamar Stevens was named the Lute Olson National Player of the Week on Monday, Feb. 10. The Philadelphia, Pennsyl­vania, product helped lead the Nittany Lions to two victories this week, scoring a career-best 33 points to lead the Lions to their 18th win of ...