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BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Friday was a night of firsts for the No. 3 Penn State wrestling team as it dispatched No. 13 Lehigh, 23-10, in front of a Stabler Arena record crowd of 6,047. Brandon Meredith made his varsity debut at 125 pounds, Brady Berge wrestled for the first time this season, and the ...

Fields headlines list of Buckeyes to receive honors

From Mirror, wire reports Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields was honored Wednesday as the Big Ten offensive player of the year. Fields won in voting of coaches and media. No Penn State players earned first-team honors on offense from the Big Ten. Tight end Pat Freiermuth, receiver ...

Lions run past, over, Wake Forest

By Jack R. Hirsh For the Mirror UNIVERSITY PARK — Despite a 9:15 p.m. tip-off time, Penn State was wide awake on Wednesday night. The Nittany Lions, behind a career-high 22 points from Myreon Jones, used a 16-3 run to close out the opening half and pull away from Wake Forest 76-54 in ...

Gross-Matos declares for the NFL Draft

From Mirror reports Yetur Gross-Matos has been a highly rated NFL prospect fore more than a year, making it no surprise the Penn State defensive end announced Tuesday that he’s declaring early for the draft. Gross-Matos announced his intentions on Twitter. He is widely considered to be a ...

Lions will put defeat to ASU in the past

By Andy Elder For the Mirror UNIVERSITY PARK — Mark Hall didn’t sugarcoat his feelings Tuesday when he was asked how it felt when Penn State lost to Arizona State on Nov. 22 “It sucks,” the nation’s top-ranked 174-pounder said. “It felt weird, too. It’s OK. We don’t have ...

Big Ten honors Parsons with top LB award

From Mirror, wire reports UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State sophomore Micah Parsons claimed the Big Ten Butkus—Fitzgerald Linebacker of the Year award on Tuesday night. Parsons was joined on the All—Big Ten first team by junior defensive end Yetur Gross—Matos. Parsons is the third ...

Officials give the go-ahead to make Schiano next coach

The Associated Press NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — After an on-again, off-again courtship, Greg Schiano is back as Rutgers football coach. Of course, it didn’t go off without a Rutgers-like hitch. There was a glitch with microphones at a public hearing before the deal became official. The ...

Loss to rival drops Crimson Tide out of the top five

By Ralph D. Russo The Associated Press Alabama dropped to No. 9 in The Associated Press college football poll, snapping the Crimson Tide’s record streak of 68 appearances in the top five. The top four teams in the AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank were unchanged, with LSU at No. 1, ...

Schiano ready for sequel at Rutgers

The Associated Press Greg Schiano is coming back to Rutgers. Athletic director Pat Hobbs announced Sunday the university and Schiano have reached a contract agreement, a week after talks to bring back the 53-year-old former Scarlet Knights head coach fell apart. “The next great chapter ...

Regular season ends in unimpressive way

UNIVERSITY PARK — This was anything but tying a bow on a 10-2 regular season. In one of the more uninspired senior day performances in memory, Penn State eventually beat a game Rutgers squad, 27-6, Saturday afternoon at Beaver Stadium. But almost no one left here overly impressed. The ...

PSU-Rutgers notebook

Franklin addresses Florida State talk UNIVERSITY PARK — Multiple reports over the past week have linked James Franklin to Florida State’s coaching position. The Seminoles fired Willie Taggart earlier this season to get a headstart on their search. Franklin has a home in Florida and has ...

PSU-Rutgers highlights, lowlights

UNIVERSITY PARK — Following are the highlights and lowlights from Penn State’s 27-6 victory over Rutgers on Saturday at Beaver Stadium: Play of the game: Will Levis hit Jahan Dotson with a 44-yard touchdown pass with 12:16 remaining to put the Nittany Lions up 20-6. Offensive player ...

A win is still a win: Lions avoid embarrassing loss

UNIVERSITY PARK — Rutgers outplayed Penn State for much of Saturday’s game, which was shocking and had to be maddening for fans in the Nittany Nation. You know, because it was Rutgers. The worst Power 5 team in the country, and it’s not even close. There was never really much threat ...

Win puts Badgers in title game

The The Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — As soon as Wisconsin’s victory over Minnesota went final, the swarm of white-uniformed Badgers raced toward Paul Bunyan’s Axe for a gleeful reunion with the traveling trophy they lost last year. They ceremonially chopped at the goal post, while ...

PSU fans need to scoreboard watch during game

Five things to look for as Penn State closes the regular season at woeful Rutgers, while also hoping for some help that will get the Nittany Lions to the Rose Bowl. No. 1: Scoreboard watching What does Penn State need to do to beat this awful Rutgers team? Hmmmm. Just show up. So, ...

Lions squeeze struggling Orange

NEW YORK — The Penn State Nittany Lions believed they have the makings of a good team. They backed up their belief with a complete performance at Barclays Center which left Patrick Chambers echoing his team. “We (have) to play to win (and) we thought we did that tonight,” Chambers ...

Franklin wishes Shorter well in departure

From Mirror reports Receiver Justin Shorter is no longer with the Penn State team and will not play in the regular-season finale Saturday against Rutgers after he entered the transfer portal Tuesday. “I want nothing but success for him and his family,” coach James Franklin told reporters ...

Report: Schiano, Rutgers back on

The Associated Press Greg Schiano could be returning to Rutgers after all. A source close to the New Jersey university, the coach and insiders in the football program, told The Associated Press on Wednesday night there is now optimism an agreement can be reached. The person spoke on the ...

Ole Miss rallies for win

NEW YORK — It is one of the oldest adages in sports: Good players win games. Just ask Mississippi coach Kermit Davis. Breein Tyree scored 18 points to lead Ole Miss to a 74-72 come-from-behind victory over Penn State in the first game of the NIT Season Tip-Off at the Barclays Center on ...

Penn State men vs. Syracuse

NIT SEASON TIP-OFF Tipoff: 7 p.m., Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY Records: Penn State (5-1); Syracuse (4-2) Coaches: Pat Chambers is 132-141 in his eighth season at Penn State and 174-169 in 10 seasons overall. Jim Boeheim is 951-386 in his 44th season at Syracuse and overall. TV: ...