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Game Coverage

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 ...

Poor first quarter too much for Lady Lions

From Mirror reports EVANSTON, Ill. — The Penn State women’s basketball team wasn’t able to overcome a slow start in an 85-59 road loss at Big Ten-leading Northwestern Sunday afternoon. Junior Kamaria McDaniel led Penn State with 18 points, while freshman Makenna Marisa scored a ...

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 ...

Giger: 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 ...

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 — ...

Running away with it: Brown’s 202 yards carries Lions to win

DALLAS — Penn State ran all over Memphis in a wild and wacky Deep South shootout at the Cotton Bowl. Journey Brown, who once ran for a staggering 722 yards in a high school game, gashed the Tigers’ defense with the biggest rushing effort in PSU bowl history. Brown’s journey to the ...