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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 ...

Big weekend for Big Ten

The Associated Press There are a few Big Ten games to keep an eye on this week, but none bigger than what will take place in Champagne, Illinois tonight. This is what you want to watch for Big Ten basketball this weekend: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 9 Maryland at No. 20 Illinois. First ...

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 ...

RB Slade looks to transfer

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — Ricky Slade came to Penn State as a five-star recruit, but after a tough 2019 season in which he lost his starting job, the sophomore running back appears ready to leave the program. Slade has entered his name into the NCAA transfer portal, according ...

Nittany Lions stun Michigan State on road

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Patrick Chambers is on a quest to keep Penn State’s basketball program hungry and humble as it surges in a successful season. Lamar Stevens had 24 points and Myreon Jones made a career-high six 3-pointers and scored 20 points, leading the 22nd-ranked Nittany Lions to ...

PSU at Michigan State preview capsule

PSU men at Michigan State Tipoff: 8 p.m., Breslin Center, East Lansing, Mich. Records: Penn State 16-5 (6-4 Big Ten), Michigan State (16-6, 8-3) Coaches: Patrick Chambers is 143-145 in his ninth season at Penn State and 185-173 in 11 seasons overall. Tom Izzo is 622-238 in his 25th season ...

Lion wrestlers bounce back with blowout

UNIVERSITY PARK — Coming on the heels of a taut, tense, tight loss at No. 1 Iowa on Friday night, the No. 2 Penn State wrestling team had no appetite for another down-to-the-wire thriller on Sunday against Maryland. Or maybe the Nittany Lions just didn’t want to miss the Super Bowl LIV ...

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 loses D-line coach Spencer to NFL

It’s become accepted in recent years that Penn State is going to lose some assistant coaches — something that virtually never happened during the Joe Paterno era — but the concept is all still so new that seeing an elite-level assistant depart remains somewhat jarring. As such, the news ...

PSU’s 5-year Big Ten win streak snapped

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The Penn State Nittany Lions (7-2, 4-1 Big Ten), ranked No. 2 in the latest InterMat Tournament Power Index, lost a hard-fought dual at No. 1 Iowa (9-0, 6-0) in sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena Friday night. Penn State led late in the dual, but Iowa came back to post the ...

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 ...

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 ...