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Game Coverage

Clifford shows he’s team’s top QB

UNIVERISTY PARK — Penn State had four quarterbacks see time during Saturday’s spring practice at Beaver Stadium. But one stood out the most, and it’s no surprise to Nittany Lion fans. Sean Clifford, Penn State’s only quarterback with college experience, threw for more than 120 yards ...

Young King stands out on defense

UNIVERSITY PARK — As he dropped back, Sean Clifford saw Parker Washington being covered one-on-one with freshman Kalen King in the front of the end zone to his left. Clifford took a chance by challenging the freshman corner. King accepted that challenge and made an outstanding play to pick ...

Lions get 7 into quartes

From Mirror reports ST. LOUIS – It was a good first day for Penn State at the NCAA Wrestling Championships at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis. The Nittany Lions advanced seven of their nine wrestlers into the quarterfinals. Penn State’s Roman Bravo-Young (133), Nick Lee (141), Brady ...

PSU skates past Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Sophomore Connor McMenamin scored twice as fifth-seeded Penn State used five unanswered goals to erase an early two-goal deficit and defeat No. 4 Notre Dame, 6-3, on Sunday afternoon in Big Ten quarterfinal action from Compton Family Ice Arena. Penn State improved to ...

Lions late rally falls short at buzzer

The Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Aleem Ford scored 17 points and No. 6 seed Wisconsin made a stop on the last play to escape with a 75-74 win over No. 11 seed Penn State in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday night. The Badgers (17-11) led by 18 in the final eight ...

Penn State men escape with 1st-round win

From Mirror, wire reports INDIANAPOLIS — The Penn State men’s basketball team overcame a 14-point halftime deficit Wednesday night to advance to the second round of the Big Ten Tournament, thanks to a 72-66 win over Nebraska. The Nittany Lions (11-13) will take on Wisconsin tonight at ...

Second half sinks Lady Lions

From Mirror reports INDIANAPOLIS – The Penn State women’s basketball team played right with Michigan State for a majority of the game before the Spartans used a fourth-quarter run to pull away for a 75-66 victory in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament Wednesday night. “Credit ...

Big Ten has something to prove

The Associated Press The coach of the Big Ten’s last national championship team believes the conference’s 20-year title drought could end this season. “We’ve got four or five teams that are on top that could do it,” Michigan State’s Tom Izzo said. “There’s enough good teams ...

Lundy powers Lions over Terps

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Seth Lundy scored 31 points — one away from matching his career high — and Penn State rallied to stun Maryland, 66-61, on Sunday night. Lundy made 11 of Penn State’s 19 field goals. Lundy entered Sunday’s contest having scored 30 total points in the last seven ...

Lions win on senior night

The Associated Press UNIVERSITY PARK — Myreon Jones scored 17 points, knocking down four 3-pointers, as five Penn State players reached double figures and the Nittany Lions walloped Minnesota, 84-65, on Wednesday night. After an early scramble, Penn State took the lead for keeps on a ...

Fans or no fans, Lions ready for competition

When the Big Ten selected Penn State’s Bryce Jordan Center as the site of this year’s Big Ten Wrestling Championships, there were probably visions of putting on a grand spectacle, particularly with the finals, at a sold-out arena. Of course, the sold-out arena is going to happen because ...

Purdue takes it to PSU

UNIVERSITY PARK — Sasha Stefanovic scored 16 points, Jaden Ivey added 14 points, and Purdue cruised to a 73-52 win over Penn State on Friday night at the Jordan Center. The freshman Ivey had a season-high four blocks for the Boilermakers (16-8, 11-6 Big Ten), who won their ninth of the last ...

Hoops du Jour

Men: Purdue at Penn State Tipoff: 7 p.m., Jordan Center, University Park Records: Purdue (15-8, Big Ten 10-6); Penn State 8-12, Big Ten 5-11) TV: Fox Sports 1 Radio: TOONA 1430-AM & 99.7-FM Internet: GoPSUsports.com Notable: Penn State has not won at home over Purdue since Feb. ...

Franklin hires new defensive assistant

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State head coach James Franklin announced the hiring of Anthony Poindexter as the program’s co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach on Wednesday. Poindexter comes from Purdue, where he spent the last four seasons holding the same ...

Duo leads Lions to upset win

UNIVERSITY PARK — Niya Beverley scored a career-high 21 points, Makenna Marisa added 17 with eight rebounds and eight assists and Penn State upset No. 15 Ohio State 69-67 on Wednesday, ending an 11-game losing streak in the series. Marisa’s layup with 1:01 to play was the winning ...

Jones has career night for Lions

The Associated Press LINCOLN, Neb. — Myreon Jones scored a career-high 29 points to lead five in double figures, and Penn State held off Nebraska for an 86-83 victory on Tuesday night to snap a four-game losing streak. Nebraska (5-16, 1-13 Big Ten), which trailed most of the game and by ...

Takedowns everywhere for Lions in victory

UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State wrestled in Rec Hall for the first time on Monday night in this very, very strange season. The Nittany Lions had two other home matches postponed because of COVID-19 issues, so they were back home wrestling Maryland in their now shockingly very quiet home venue. ...

Nittany Lions fall short again

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The chase to become Iowa’s all-time leading scorer got to Luka Garza only once during Sunday’s game against Penn State. Garza looked at the scoreboard going into a media timeout in the second half and saw that he needed to make both of the free throws he was about to ...

Lions take 7 of 10 in win over Buckeyes

From Mirror reports COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Penn State wrestling team improved to 5-0 overall and in the Big Ten Friday night, thanks to a 28-12 win over Ohio State in which the Nittany Lions won the seven of the 10 matches against the Buckeyes. It was the Nittany Lions fifth straight win ...

Lions can’t protect 8-point lead in second half

By Travis Johnson The Associated Press UNIVERSITY PARK — Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann let out a sigh, leaned forward toward his computer and rested his chin in his right hand. His cheeks were a bit flushed as his Zoom background flickered behind him after No. 4 Ohio State outlasted ...