Penn State

PSU seeks 4th-straight title on mats

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) - Cael Sanderson left Iowa State for Penn State because he saw the Nittany Lions as a potential national powerhouse.Having long established them as the country's premier program, Sanderson enters his fifth season in State College with a shot at history.Penn State, which ...

Nittany Lions struggle to connect in 24-10 loss to Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS - Penn State's motto is "One Team," and with everything the Nittany Lions have going against them dealing with the NCAA sanctions, the only way they're going to beat quality opponents is if all aspects of the team are clicking at the same time.That's what coach Bill O'Brien means ...

Lucas drains 3s as PSU tops Fordham

UNIVERSITY PARK - Senior guard Maggie Lucas drained four three-pointers to lead the Penn State Lady Lions to a 78-61 victory over Fordham (1-1) Sunday. With the quartet of three-pointers, Lucas moved into second place on the Big Ten's career three-pointers list (297), passing Michigan State's ...

Frazier lifts Penn State over Wagner

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) - Most of his team's goals realized, Penn State coach Patrick Chambers was content to take Saturday's 74-62 victory over Wagner for what it was - a season-opening win.What it wasn't was a solid shooting display from the field or free throw line, but Chambers got a more than ...

Six PSU grapplers claim titles at Binghamton Open

UNIVERSITY PARK - The Penn State wrestling team was well represented at the Binghamton Open, with the bulk of the roster competing at the event, all unattached. Nine Nittany Lions reached the finals and six won crowns to give coach Cael Sanderson's squad a kick start heading into next ...

Rolling Minnesota favored to beat PSU

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - How's this for a paradigm shift in Big Ten football?Minnesota has won straight three conference games and is favored, ever so slightly, to beat Penn State.The Gophers (7-2, 3-2) gained the confidence and momentum they were lacking with a gritty victory at Northwestern three ...

Lady Lions Penn State’s hoops hope

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State added eight faces to the roster in the offseason, but it hasn't tempered expectations.Coach Coquese Washington, who has built a Big Ten power, has her No. 13 Lady Lions in a position to contend again, and optimism - as usual - reigns in Happy Valley.But ...

Belton basks in glow of being No. 1 at PSU

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) - Bill Belton's position on Penn State's depth chart finally matches the number he wears on his uniform.It's been a difficult journey to that No. 1 spot at tailback. The former utility man in high school, who played quarterback, receiver and defensive back, entered Penn ...

Penn State survives

UNIVERSITY PARK - Penn State really isn't that much better than an Illinois team that has lost 18 consecutive Big Ten games, and while that's definitely cause for concern, Saturday's overtime escape did reinforce one positive.The Nittany Lions, as depleted as they are by the NCAA sanctions, ...

Chambers, Frazier ready to lead optimistic Nittany Lions

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) - Penn State's Patrick Chambers is comfortable looking ahead because of one player in particular who is coming back.The Nittany Lions coach has a two-year record of 22-41 that includes a 6-30 mark in the Big Ten, yet he shows no trepidation about saying that he wants this ...