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Game Coverage

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

PSU dominates No. 6 Gophers

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The Penn State Nittany Lions, ranked No. 2 in the latest InterMat Tournament Power Index, rolled through No. 6 Minnesota in the Lions’ final road dual of the season. Penn State won seven of 10 bouts for the second time in three days and posted a convincing 31-10 ...

Lady Lions fall short vs. Illinois

UNIVERSITY PARK — In a game that went down to the final seconds, the Penn State women’s basketball team came out on the short end of a 70-66 back-and-forth battle against Illinois Sunday afternoon at the Bryce Jordan Center. The Lady Lions hosted their 14th-annual Play4Kay Game Benefiting ...

Lamar-velous: Stevens honored on day he lights up Gophers

By Travis Johnson The Associated Press UNIVERSITY PARK — Lamar Stevens was celebrated as an elite scorer and a published author on Saturday. Penn State’s do-it-all forward, who wrote a children’s book that was ...

Willis hopes to keep it going at PSU

Tip off Who: Minnesota at Penn State When: Today, 4 p.m. TV: Big Ten Network Overall records: Penn State (17-5); Minnesota (12-10) By Dave Campbell The Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — The perimeter production Minnesota has been counting on from Payton Willis was not coming when the ...

Blue-White will air live on FOX TV

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State football team’s annual Blue-White game will be held on Saturday, April 18, with kickoff set for 1:30 p.m. at Beaver Stadium. The game will air live on Fox Sports 1 and be streamed on the FOX Sports app. as well. In addition, the ...

Three wins over ranked wrestlers spark Lions

From Mirror reports MADISON, Wis. — The Penn State Nittany Lions, ranked No. 2 in the latest InterMat Tournament Power Index, rolled through No. 4 Wisconsin, 29-10, in a top-five Big Ten dual meet Friday night. The Nittany Lions used three victories over ranked opponents to post a ...

After first, Penn State collapses

From Mirror reports PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Offensive struggles were too much for the Penn State women’s basketball team Thursday night as the Lady Lions fell to Rutgers, 72-39, in Big Ten Conference action on the road. Junior Kamaria McDaniel led Penn State with 17 points, while senior ...

Lions don’t look past Nebraska

The Associated Press LINCOLN, Neb. — With a measuring-stick game at Michigan State up next, No. 24 Penn State easily could have overlooked Nebraska. All coach Patrick Chambers had to do to keep his players on task was to remind them that the Nittany Lions had never won in Lincoln since ...

PSU ice hockey team settles for 3-3 tie

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — A late goal by Notre Dame helped the Fighting Irish to a 3-3 overtime tie with the Penn State ice hockey team Friday night in Big Ten Conference action at the Pegula Ice Arena. The No. 8 Nittany Lions move to 17-8-2 and 9-6-2 in the league while ...

Fourth-quarter comeback fizzles

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State women’s basketball team trimmed a 23-point fourth-quarter deficit down to single digits, but it wasn’t able to complete the comeback in a 77-66 loss to to No. 18 Iowa Thursday night at the Bryce Jordan Center. “I want to start ...

Defense shines in 2nd half

UNIVERSITY PARK — On a night when Lamar Stevens didn’t look — or feel — himself for over 30 minutes, it was almost as if he woke himself up. Battling a cold, the senior was just 3-of-12 from the field and 2-of-7 from the charity stripe when he missed badly on an attempt from the ...

Purdue puts away PSU in third

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Penn State women’s basketball team wasn’t able to cool off a hot-shooting Purdue team Sunday afternoon as the Lady Lions fell, 81-68, at Mackey Arena on Sunday. Junior Kamaria McDaniel shined once again, finishing with a game-high 35 points. It marked the third ...

True freshman leads Penn State to road victory

From Mirror reports LINCOLN, Neb. — The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team downed Nebraska Friday night, 20-18, to begin a rugged 16-day stretch of Big Ten road action. Penn State won in front of a record-Nebraska crowd with true freshman Seth Nevills sealing the deal with a win in ...

Lions soak up national spotlight in win

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State wrestling team picked Sunday to wrestle its most complete match of the season, in front of another Rec Hall sellout crowd and an ESPN national television audience. No. 22 Rutgers, which sent out a lineup that features five freshmen, could present very little ...