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Givens to share big game with family

Those who know Kevin Givens are fully aware that he’s a man of few words. He doesn’t seek the spotlight, but it’s hard to avoid at the Super Bowl. The Altoona and Penn State product is in his rookie season as a reserve defensive tackle with the San Francisco 49ers. Givens spent ...

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 ...

Kieger not thrilled with her Lady Lions

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State women’s basketball team hung tough with No. 17 Indiana in the first half, but the Hoosiers pulled away in the second half for a 76-60 win Thursday night in Big Ten action at the Bryce Jordan Center. Junior Kamaria McDaniel led Penn ...

Lions post big road victory at Michigan

The Associated Press ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Lamar Stevens started scoring right away. Then Curtis Jones arrived in the second half and helped Penn State hold on for an impressive road win. Now coach Patrick Chambers wishes his team could play again soon. “I’m almost disappointed that we ...

Lions add new coach for WRs

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State football coach James Franklin announced Taylor Stubblefield as the new wide receivers coach on Sunday. “Taylor has a strong familiarity with the Big Ten Conference,” Franklin said. “He was an elite wide receiver as an All-American at ...

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 ...

Lions fall apart in 2nd half on road

The Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Daniel Oturu had his 12th double-double of the season with 26 points and 14 rebounds, Marcus Carr added 27 points and Minnesota came from behind to beat Penn State 75-69 on Wednesday night. Carr added nine assists and six rebounds for the Gophers, who ...

Rutgers at Penn State women

Tipoff: 7 p.m., Bryce Jordan Center Records: Penn State (7-9, 1-4 Big Ten); Rutgers (14-2, 4-1 Big Ten) Coaches: Penn State coach Carolyn Kieger is 106-73 overall, having spent the previous five seasons at Marquette. C. Vivian Stringer has been a mainstay of women’s college basketball for ...

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 — ...

Wide receivers coach leaving for WVU

Penn State’s revolving door of offensive assistant coaches continued Friday with the departure of wide receivers coach Gerad Parker, who is leaving to become offensive coordinator at West Virginia. The move is a big step up for Parker, who spent just one season at Penn State and will become ...

Nevills delivers to secure Lions’ victory

UNIVERSITY PARK — The ever-changing Penn State wrestling lineup returned to Rec Hall for the first dual meet in 2020 missing four starters against No. 24 Illinois, including defending NCAA 285-pound champion Anthony Cassar, who is out for the season with a shoulder injury. Kyle Conel, the ...

Lady Lions run past Spartans

UNIVERSITY PARK — A full-team offensive onslaught led the Penn State women’s basketball team to an 86-73 win over Michigan State Thursday night at the Bryce Jordan Center. Penn State tallied a season-best 22 assists on 31 made field goals in its efficient offensive night to earn the Lady ...