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Game Coverage

Cash, Marisa star, but Lady Lions lose

UNIVERSITY PARK — Fifteen days after beating Minnesota, the Penn State women’s basketball team fell to the Lady Gophers, 85-76, on Monday night at the Bryce Jordan Center. The Lady Lions won the first meeting, 69-60, on Jan. 10 in Minneapolis. Monday’s game saw 13 lead changes and 12 ...

PSU gets another win

UNIVERSITY PARK — Izaiah Brockington scored 21 points including a pair of late free throws to help Penn State hold off Northwestern for an 81-78 victory on Saturday night. Penn State (5-6, 2-5 Big Ten) has won consecutive games since ending a five-game losing streak. Northwestern (6-8, ...

Penn State picks up its first Big Ten victory of the season

From Mirror, wire reports UNIVERSITY PARK — Izaiah Brockington and Myreon Jones scored 17 points apiece, Jones making three clinching free throws in the waning seconds, and Penn State held off a resurgent Rutgers 75-67 Thursday night for its first Big Ten Conference win this season. Seth ...

Sports at a glance

PSU wrestling is postponed UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State-Michigan State wrestling match scheduled for Sunday has been postponed. The Nittany Lions have yet to wrestle this season. An earlier match with Rutgers was also postponed. The universities mutually agreed to the postponement ...

Nittany Lions are still looking for Big Ten victory

The Associated Press CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Kofi Cockburn had 21 points and 12 rebounds, leading No. 22 Illinois to a 79-65 victory over Penn State on Tuesday night. Cockburn leads the nation with 11 double-doubles this season. Ayo Dosunmu and Trent Frazier scored 13 points apiece for Illinois ...

Balanced Purdue sinks PSU

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Sasha Stefanovic led a balanced attack with 15 points, Trevion Willilams had a double-double and Purdue held off rusty Penn State 80-72 on Sunday. It was Purdue’s first home game since Christmas Day and the first game for Penn State since Dec. 30 after four ...

Northwestern beats Lady Lions

UNIVERSITY PARK —The Penn State women’s basketball team couldn’t find its offensive rhythm Sunday afternoon as the Lady Lions suffered a 67-50 loss to No. 22 Northwestern in Big Ten action inside the Bryce Jordan Center. Penn State played without its leading scorer and second-leading ...

Sports at a glance

PSU’s Wade leaving for NFL Penn State starting safety Lamont Wade recently announced on Twitter that he will head to the NFL instead of returning to the football team for 2021. Wade, who started his career as a All-BTN.com freshman team pick in 2017, was a team captain and starter in 2020 ...

Lady Lions pick up win at Minnesota

From Mirror, wire reports MINNEAPOLIS – A strong second half and big play off the bench led the Penn State women’s basketball team to its first road win at Minnesota in nearly nine years, as the Lady Lions took down the Gophers, 69-60, Sunday night in Big Ten action at Williams Arena. ...

Hoops du Jour

Women: Penn State at Minnesota Tipoff: 5 p.m., Williams Arena, Minneapolis Records: Penn State (3-5, 0-4 Big Ten); Minnesota (2-5, 1-4 Big Ten) TV: BTN Plus Radio: 93.3 FM and 1340 AM via the Penn State Sports Network Internet: Links to live video, audio and stats are available at ...

Balanced attack too much for PSU

From Mirror, wire reports UNIVERSITY PARK — Mackenzie Holmes scored 27 points, Ali Patberg added 24, and Grace Berger recorded her second triple-double of the season to help No. 19 Indiana beat Penn State 85-64 on Thursday night. Indiana had its lead trimmed to 64-58 early in the fourth ...

Hoops du jour

Nittany Lions game at OSU postponed UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State men’s basketball team’s road game against Ohio State scheduled for tonight has been postponed due to positive COVID-19 results. A statement released by Penn State noted that “the health and safety of our ...

Lady Lions fall to undefeated Buckeyes

The Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Madison Greene had 24 points, 10 rebounds and five assists, Jacy Sheldon scored 21 points and No. 16 Ohio State beat Penn State 82-69 on Monday night in its first game since Dec. 10. Ohio State led by as many as 18 points in the second half before ...

Lions fall short in overtime

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Trayce Jackson-Davis scored 21 points and Rob Phinisee hit a stepback jumper for the win as Indiana held off Penn State 87-85 in overtime Wednesday night. Jackson-Davis and Phinisee (11 points) were among five Hoosiers (6-4, 1-2 Big Ten) to score in double figures as ...

Dosunmu, Cockburn lead Illinois past PSU

UNIVERSITY PARK — Illinois coach Brad Underwood isn’t going to change his mind or his tune all season, especially if Ayo Dosunmu keeps playing like this. Dosunmu scored 21 of his 30 points in the second half to lead the No. 18 Fighting Illini past Penn State, 98-81, on Wednesday ...

Hoops du Jour

Men: Illinois at Penn State Tipoff: 6:30 p.m., Jordan Center, University Park Records: No. 18 Illinois (5-3), Penn State (3-2) TV: Big Ten Network Radio: TOONA 1430-AM & 99.7 Internet: GoPSUsports.com Notable: Illini coming off 3-point loss at No. 11 Rutgers. ... PSU has not ...

Rudel’s Highs & Lows

Following are the highlights and lowlights from Penn State’s 56-21 victory over Illinois on Saturday at Beaver Stadium: Play of the game: On the game’s first play, Jahan Dotson took a short pass from Sean Clifford and raced 75 yards untouched for a 7-0 lead. Offensive player of the game: ...

Lions lack defense in loss to Purdue

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State women’s basketball team came out on the short end of a nail-biter Sunday afternoon in PSU’s Big Ten opener at the Bryce Jordan Center. Sophomore Makenna Marisa led five Lady Lions in double figures with a career-best 26 points, which bested her previous ...

Lions can let loose vs. Illini

Some nitpicking as Penn State’s home season (for sure this time) concludes: n With three games canceled, and uncertainty over the availability of some key Ohio State players in the Big Ten title game, there’s an anti-climatic cloud over the entire conference today, and, surely, Penn ...

PSU football: In this category, the line forms behind Conlan

You can make a case for any number of unheralded recruits, even walk-ons, for today’s topic. But none would exceed the recruiting story, development and ascension to football stardom achieved by Shane Conlan. First, the background. Conlan was a lanky 190-pound linebacker who played at ...