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Lundy delivers in victory over No. 21 Buckeyes

UNIVERSITY PARK — In what has become a common theme this season, Penn State star Lamar Stevens struggled with foul trouble again on Saturday. On the heels of three-straight losses, the Nittany Lions could not afford to be without the senior’s production against No. 21 Ohio ...

Lions right ship in crucial game

UNIVERSITY PARK — Most coaches won’t admit publicly that one contest is a must-win game, even when it’s pretty obvious. Like the game Penn State played Saturday afternoon. “Was it a must win?” Patrick Chambers replied when asked. “I don’t believe in that. I believe there’s a ...

Lions fall apart in 2nd half on road

The Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Daniel Oturu had his 12th double-double of the season with 26 points and 14 rebounds, Marcus Carr added 27 points and Minnesota came from behind to beat Penn State 75-69 on Wednesday night. Carr added nine assists and six rebounds for the Gophers, who ...

Rutgers at Penn State women

Tipoff: 7 p.m., Bryce Jordan Center Records: Penn State (7-9, 1-4 Big Ten); Rutgers (14-2, 4-1 Big Ten) Coaches: Penn State coach Carolyn Kieger is 106-73 overall, having spent the previous five seasons at Marquette. C. Vivian Stringer has been a mainstay of women’s college basketball for ...

Nittany Lions look more like themselves in rout

UNIVERSITY PARK — When Penn State wrestling fans walked out of Rec Hall on Friday night after the Nittany Lions’ lackluster win over Illinois, many probably wondered who some of those guys were and what happened to their trademark intensity and aggressiveness. Those same fans probably ...

Lady Lions’ rally comes up short

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A pair of 20-plus point efforts from senior Siyeh Frazier and junior Kamaria McDaniel weren’t enough for the Penn State women’s basketball team as the Lady Lions fell, 80-70, at Ohio State Sunday afternoon. Frazier and McDaniel finished with 22 points apiece, as the duo ...

From bad to worse: Lions start cold, finish cold in home loss to Badgers

UNIVERSITY PARK — It took Penn State 8 minutes and 36 seconds to score on Saturday afternoon. It didn’t get much better from there for the Nittany Lions. Wisconsin’s Micah Potter scored a career-high 24 points, including 18 in the first half, and added 13 rebounds off the bench as the ...

Giger: Bad week, bad signs for PSU basketball

UNIVERSITY PARK — There was a distinct sound of bricks being thrown at the basket as Penn State started Saturday’s game 0-for-12, and the end of the disappointing loss to Wisconsin brought about the sound of people starting to jump off the Nittany Lion bandwagon. Maybe that’s unfair — ...

Wide receivers coach leaving for WVU

Penn State’s revolving door of offensive assistant coaches continued Friday with the departure of wide receivers coach Gerad Parker, who is leaving to become offensive coordinator at West Virginia. The move is a big step up for Parker, who spent just one season at Penn State and will become ...

Nevills delivers to secure Lions’ victory

UNIVERSITY PARK — The ever-changing Penn State wrestling lineup returned to Rec Hall for the first dual meet in 2020 missing four starters against No. 24 Illinois, including defending NCAA 285-pound champion Anthony Cassar, who is out for the season with a shoulder injury. Kyle Conel, the ...

Lady Lions run past Spartans

UNIVERSITY PARK — A full-team offensive onslaught led the Penn State women’s basketball team to an 86-73 win over Michigan State Thursday night at the Bryce Jordan Center. Penn State tallied a season-best 22 assists on 31 made field goals in its efficient offensive night to earn the Lady ...

Brown, Parsons make AP Bowl Team

Joe Burrow and Justin Jefferson were easy selections for The Associated Press All-Bowl Team after they connected for four first-half touchdowns in LSU’s College Football Playoff semifinal blowout of Oklahoma. Selecting the rest of the team wasn’t nearly as simple. Although the season ...

Rough second half dooms PSU at Rutgers

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Rutgers’ season of expectations is off to a historic start in conference play. Ron Harper Jr. had 22 points to help Rutgers beat No. 20 Penn State 72-61 on Tuesday night as the Scarlet Knights are 3-1 for the first time as member of the Big Ten. The last time Rutgers ...

Lions now face key changes

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State wrestling fans need to make sure their seat belts are buckled and their chair backs are in the upright and locked position because there’s some turbulence ahead. Nittany Lion head coach Cael Sanderson confirmed Tuesday in the Lorenzo Wrestling Complex there ...

Philly special: Nittany Lions earn key win in wild game at The Palestra

PHILADELPHIA — After making a layup with just 41 seconds to play, Lamar Stevens screamed four words. “This is my city,” the senior forward yelled after his bucket gave Penn State an 83-79 advantage in its only opportunity to play at one of the country’s most historic gyms, The ...

Walking on air: Light, Hilling having a blast at Penn State

Vlad Hilling called it a dream come true. Denver Light says it’s the best decision he’s ever made. There’s no telling if the two Blair County walk-ons will ever make big contributions on the field at Penn State. But both young men are having the time of their lives being members of the ...

Rudel: New Penn State O-line coach was in the works

It turns out James Franklin was as busy shuffling his coaching staff as he was preparing for the Cotton Bowl. On Dec. 9, Penn State offensive coordinator Ricky Rahne was named Old Dominion’s head coach, and on Dec. 26, Kirk Ciarrocca was named to succeed him. Then on New Year’s Eve, ...

Penn State hires new offensive line coach

Penn State has hired Boston College offensive line coach Phil Trautwein to fill the same position on the Nittany Lion staff. Trautwein’s name emerged as a leading candidate early Friday in a report by Yahoo Sports, and PSU announced the hiring later in the evening. He replaces Matt ...

Moorhead fired by MSU

Mississippi State fired Joe Moorhead after just two seasons Friday, making the unusual decision to dismiss a coach after a bowl game. The Bulldogs went 14-12 under Moorhead, who was previously the offensive coordinator at Penn State. He was hired after the 2017 season when Dan Mullen left ...

Hamler heading to NFL

KJ Hamler wasn’t just Penn State’s best wide receiver the past two seasons, his production dwarfed that of every other wideout on the squad. The Nittany Lions could have a difficult time replacing Hamler, who on Tuesday night announced that he’s giving up his final two years of college ...