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Nittany Lions miss out on opportunity to beat Sparty

From Mirror, wire reports EAST LANSING, Mich. — Aaron Henry scored 20 points and Joey Hauser added 11 off the bench to help lead Michigan State to a 60-58 win over Penn State on Tuesday night. Marcus Bingham made a pair of foul shots for Michigan State with 78 seconds left to cap the ...

Iowa-PSU postponed

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State’s home wrestling match against Iowa scheduled for Friday was postponed on Monday due to COVID-19 concerns within Iowa’s program. PSU released a statement saying the two institutions will work with the Big Ten Conference to identify rescheduling ...

Lady Lions remain on roll

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State women’s basketball team scored its most points against a Big Ten opponent in nearly 20 years Sunday afternoon as the Lady Lions picked up their fourth-straight win with a dominant 98-74 victory against Wisconsin at the Bryce Jordan Center. The Lady Lions ...

Lions’ 2021 schedule set; Howle hired as TE coach

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Big Ten announced changes to its 2021 football schedule on Friday. Penn State’s open date will now be Oct. 16. It previously had been slated for Oct. 2. The changes were made to adjust sites that were necessitated by the coronavirus changes in 2020. The Nittany ...

Brockington, Harrar lead Penn State men

UNIVERSITY PARK — Izaiah Brockington had 13 points, John Harrar added nine points and 12 rebounds, and Penn State beat Maryland, 55-50, on Friday night. Jamari Wheeler added 11 points for the Nittany Lions (7-8, 4-7 Big Ten), including a pair of free throws that capped the scoring with 23 ...

Cash is money for Lady Lions

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — A big fourth quarter, and another dominant performance from senior Johnasia Cash, led the Penn State women’s basketball team to an 85-74 Big Ten win over Nebraska Thursday night at the Jordan Center. Cash scored a game-high 27 points and pulled down ...

Sports at a glance

Iowa coach has COVID Iowa wrestling coach Tom Brands has tested positive for COVID-19 and will be away from the team until Feb. 13. Brands, who has no symptoms, tested positive during his regularly scheduled rapid antigen test Wednesday. A PCR test confirmed the result. Wrestlers, ...

Four-star DE picks Penn State

From Mirror, wire reports UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State completed the majority of 2021 recruiting class during the December early-signing period, but the Nittany Lions did add a 16th member of the class Wednesday. Minnesota defensive end Davon Townley Jr., a 6-foot-6, 220-pound four-star ...

New OC promising both tempo and power

New offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich held a Q&A with the Nittany Lion football beat Tuesday, and it didn’t take him long to establish that the product he supervises will represent more than himself. Asked to describe “a Mike Yurcich offense,” Yurcich cordially but sternly ...

Lions fall apart in 2nd half

The Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — Freshman Jonathan Davis scored a career-high 17 points and No. 19 Wisconsin resumed its usual dominance of Penn State with a 72-56 victory on Tuesday night. Brad Davidson added 13 points for the Badgers (14-5, 8-4 Big Ten), whose 13-game winning streak ...

Lions win all contested bouts vs. Badgers

From Mirror reports MADISON, Wisconsin — The Penn State wrestling team defeated Wisconsin 34-6 Tuesday night in a matchup in which coach Cael Sanderson’s squad won all nine contested bouts. The Nittany Lions, ranked third in the nation, improved to 3-0 overall and 3-0 in the conference. ...

Hoops du Jour

Men: Penn State at Wisconsin Tipoff: 8:30 p.m., Kohl Center, Madison, Wisconsin Records: Penn State (6-7, Big Ten 3-6); Wisconsin (13-5, Big Ten 7-4) TV: Big Ten Network Radio: TOONA 1430-AM & 99.7-FM; WRAX-FM 106.5 Internet: GoPSUsports.com Notable: Badgers fell to No. 19 in rankings ...

Penn State ends 13-game drought against Badgers

UNIVERSITY PARK — John Harrar managed an awkward smile and quick laugh after pulling himself up from the baseline where he had just been denied — by the rim — a highlight-reel dunk on an otherwise career-best day. The missed wide-open slam aside, Harrar did plenty otherwise to help Penn ...

Lady Lions top Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Penn State women’s basketball team outscored Purdue, 64-44, in the final 25 minutes to grab a big 80-70 road win against the Boilermakers Sunday afternoon in Big Ten action at Mackey Arena. The Lady Lions collected their third-straight road win and earned their ...

PSU wrestlers sweep opponents

EVANSTON, Ill. — The Penn State wrestling team, ranked No. 3 in the latest InterMat Tournament Power Index, opened its season with two victories on Saturday afternoon. The Nittany Lions routed host Northwestern, 29-13, in the final dual of a Big Ten tri-meet in NU’s Welsh-Ryan Arena. ...

Backup QB enters transfer portal

From Mirror reports Will Levis, Penn State’s backup quarterback in 2020, has entered the transfer portal. Levis confirmed his intentions Thursday night on Twitter. He is a graduate transfer, having recently graduated with a business degree in three years and will have three seasons of ...

Sophomore class sparks Lady Lions

From Mirror, wire reports URBANA-CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The Penn State women’s basketball team’s three-member sophomore class combined for 52 points en route to a 80-76 road win at Illinois in Big Ten action Thursday night. Sophomore Shay Hagans scored six points in the final two minutes ...

Lions put up valiant effort in road loss

By Nicole Kraft The Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Standing on the foul line with the game hanging in the balance, Ohio State forward E.J. Liddell had no doubt what to do. “I iced it,” he said. Liddell scored 22 points, including the tiebreaking free throws with 59.7 seconds ...

Sports at a glance

PSU releases COVID totals UNIVERSITY PARK — For the period of Jan. 16-22, Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics conducted 1,994 COVID-19 tests of students with 37 positive tests two pending and two inconclusive results. The testing numbers include the Big Ten’s daily antigen testing ...

Hoops du Jour

Women: PSU at Illinois Tipoff: 7 p.m.; State Farm Center, Champaign, Illinois Records: Penn State (4-7, 1-6 Big Ten); Illinois (2-8, 0-7 Big Ten) TV: Big Ten Network Plus Radio: 93.3 FM and 1390 AM via the Penn State Sports Network (Justin Antweil and Joe Putnam) Internet: ...