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PSU claims Southern Scuffle title

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. —The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team (5-0, 1-0 B1G) rolled through the finals of the 2018 Southern Scuffle, crowning six champions, to win the team title with 197.0 points. Penn State’s title was its seventh in its last seven trips as the Nittany Lions won six ...

Terps top lions; win 7 straight

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A big lineup and a huge advantage at the free throw line provided Maryland the leverage it needed to secure a gritty victory. Freshman Bruno Fernando had 17 points and 11 rebounds, Anthony Cowan Jr. scored 18 and Maryland rallied past Penn State 75-69 on Tuesday ...

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Penn State students cheer during the Fiesta Bowl Saturday.

Nittany Lions win Fiesta Bowl, lose Barkley

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Trace McSorley gave a little smirk when told of his incredible day throwing the football on third down. “Yeah, that’s pretty good,” he said. No, not just pretty good. “(Going) 12-for-12 is pretty damn good,” backup quarterback Tommy Stevens chimed in. ...

Lions succeed at pressuring Browning

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The biggest question mark for Penn State in the Fiesta Bowl was whether its defense could get enough pressure on Washington quarterback Jake Browning. The Nittany Lions were up to that challenge. Browning had been sacked only 16 times all season, but Penn State dropped him ...

Penn State advances eight to Scuffle semifinals

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team dominated the first day of the 2018 Southern Scuffle, picked up almost 40 wins on the first day and moving out to a large lead in the team race. Penn State pushed eight wrestlers into Tuesday’s semifinals at seven different ...

Carr leads PSU rout of Coppin St.

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — Pat Chambers wasn’t going to let himself or his players be deceived by Coppin State’s winless record. Penn State’s coach had seen the Eagles keep within striking distance for much of their game against UConn and watched as they pushed Georgia Tech for 30 minutes ...

McSorley leads Nittany Lions past Washington

Complete coverage of the Fiesta Bowl will appear in Tuesday's Sentinel. GLENDALE, Ariz. — Trace McSorley gave a little smirk when told of his incredible day throwing the football on third down. "Yeah, that's pretty good," he said. No, not just pretty good. "(Going) 12-for-12 is pretty ...

Penn State, Washington are a marquee matchup in Fiesta

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Penn State and Washington had national-title aspirations dashed with midseason losses. Both teams shook off those losses to reach the Fiesta Bowl, giving the big game in the desert another marquee match-up. Penn State’s yard-churning rushing offense against ...

Scuffle a chance to shine, and push Nittany Lions

UNIVERSITY PARK — Since Penn State started competing at the Southern Scuffle during the 2010-11 season, the tournament has served as both a proving ground and a source of momentum for the Nittany Lions. During that same time frame, Penn State has won NCAA championships in six of the last ...

Defense will feel pressure against Browning

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The biggest challenge for Penn State in Saturday’s Fiesta Bowl against Washington could be getting pressure on Huskies’ quarterback, Jake Browning, and not letting him have time to pick apart the defense. In the Nittany Lions’ two losses this season, Ohio State’s ...