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Penn State's Mike Watkins (24) dunks against Purdue during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in State College, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris Knight)

Purdue outlasts Nittany Lions

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State’s strong defense gave No. 14 Purdue a fight for 40 minutes and then some, but it wasn’t enough as the Nittany Lions fell to the Boilermakers, 74-70, in overtime at the Bryce Jordan Center. The Nittany Lions had the lead for majority of Tuesday night’s ...

Penn State dominates, wins NWCA championship

STILLWATER, Okla. — Penn State dominated homestanding Oklahoma State in the title matchup of the 2017 NWCA Dual Championship Series. The Nittany Lions posted a 27-13 victory to claim their second straight national dual meet title. In a dual meet featuring 18 ranked wrestlers, Penn State’s ...

’Huskers toss Penn State on the road

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Glynn Watson Jr. and Jack McVeigh scored 15 points apiece to lead four Nebraska players in double figures, and the Cornhuskers used their best shooting half of the season to set the tone in an 82-66 victory over Penn State on Tuesday night. Jordy Tshimanga and Tai ...

Penn State finishes undefeated

UNIVERSITY PARK — The second-ranked Penn State wrestling team brought the curtain down Sunday on its regular season and the mood was festive in front of a season-high sellout crowd of 6,661 in Rec Hall. There was plenty to celebrate. The Nittany Lions (13-0, 9-0 Big Ten) won nine of 10 ...

Nits rout Illini, stay unbeaten

UNIVERSITY PARK — The second-ranked Penn State wrestling team moved within one step of its second consecutive undefeated regular season with a 34-7 spanking of No. 11 Illinois in front of season-high sellout crowd of 6,645 Rec Hall fans. The lopsided win was the Nittany Lions’ 29th ...

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Penn State’s Lamar Stevens (11) goes for a rebound against Maryland’s Anthony Cowan (0) during the first half Tuesday at University Park.

Freshman Stevens pushes Nittany Lions to upset of Terps

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — Lamar Stevens considers himself a shooter now that he’s spent weeks in the gym working behind the 3-point line. But Penn State’s freshman forward is more than that and his performance in the Nittany Lions’ 70-64 victory over No. 21 Maryland on Tuesday night is a ...

Rutgers nips Penn State men, 70-68

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — The Scarlet Knights could leave Happy Valley with smiles on their faces. It’s something they’re not used to, considering Saturday’s victory over Penn State was the first time ever Rutgers has left a Big Ten opponents’ arena with a win. “We’ve come a long ...

Penn State crushes Buckeyes

COLUMBUS, Ohio — No. 2 Penn State was just minutes removed from waxing No. 4 Ohio State, 32-12, in front of a Buckeye wrestling record crowd of 15,338 in Value City Arena on Friday night in what many would consider the Nittany Lions’ most dominant performance of the year. But there stood ...

Penn State signs a big class for ‘17

UNIVERSITY PARK — If Alec Baldwin’s character from “Glengarry Glen Ross” is right, and coffee is for closers, then brew up a pot for Penn State football coach James Franklin and his staff today. Better make it a double. Not exactly renown for strong recruiting finishes for at least ...

Penn State takes care of the Wildcats

UNIVERSITY PARK — Don’t tell Penn State senior 165-pounder Caleb Livingston that the No. 2 Nittany Lions’ 45-3 shellacking of Northwestern in front of 6,630 fans on Sunday lacked for excitement or meaning. On a day when Penn State notched three falls, received two forfeits, added a ...