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Stevens helps Penn State fend off Rutgers

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Penn State coach Pat Chambers says he doesn’t pay attention to the Big Ten standings. With the conference tournament starting next week in Chicago and his team peaking, maybe it’s time he should. The Nittany Lions (13-17, 6-13 Big Ten) claimed their fourth win in ...

Lions’ “process” paying off

UNIVERSITY PARK — For the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers, the “process” meant playing as bad as possible for seasons on end so that the team could accumulate enough talent to finally be good enough to compete. For the Penn State wrestling team, the “process” is the opposite. The Nittany ...

McSorley nixes position move

Penn State’s Trace McSorley wants to play quarterback and quarterback only in the NFL, and he made that clear Saturday at the scouting combine. At least one NFL team asked McSorley to work out as a defensive back at the combine, in hopes of seeing how his athleticism would translate ...

Stevens, Penn State shell No. 17 Terps

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — Penn State is trying to avoid a last-place finish in the Big Ten, but the Nittany Lions aren’t playing like a team that looks like it belongs there right now. Lamar Stevens scored 16 of his 24 points in the second half, and Penn State had an easy time with No. 17 ...

Penn State defeats Buffalo, extends winning streak

UNIVERSITY PARK — The No. 1 Penn State wrestling team celebrated senior day on Sunday with a couple trends equally as prevalent as the traditional introductions with families and the presentation of the block S blankets. For the fourth year in a row, the Nittany Lions finished off an ...

Stevens scores 25 to lead Penn State past Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Lamar Stevens scored 25 points and Mike Watkins got his 26th career double-double as Penn State beat Illinois 83-76 on Saturday. “I’m just so proud of Mike,” said Penn State coach Pat Chambers. “He’s had to deal with some personal issues lately, and he ...

Lions fete seniors, host Buffs

UNIVERSITY PARK — For Penn State wrestling fans, Sunday’s 2 p.m. season finale against Buffalo will surely be bittersweet. Another Rec Hall sell-out crowd will be treated to one last performance by the three-time defending NCAA champions. What promises to be a lopsided win over the Bulls ...

Lions clobber Nebraska

UNIVERSITY PARK — After its stunner over Michigan a week ago, Penn State wanted to show that the home conference win was no fluke by playing a game that was uncharacteristic to this point of the season Tuesday night. The Nittany Lions trailed twice in the game’s entirety, but not after ...

PSU pummels Illinois in team’s Big Ten dual finale

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — No. 1 Penn State (13-0, 9-0 B1G) pummeled No. 19 Illinois (2-9, 1-8 B1G) Sunday in the Big Ten dual meet finale for coach Cael Sanderson’s Nittany Lions. Penn State won eight of 10 bouts to post a 39-9 win over the homestanding Illini, helping secure Penn State at ...

Edwards leads No. 12 Purdue past PSU

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Matt Haarms gave No. 12 Purdue a boost of energy. Carsen Edwards added the scoring punch. Together, they were a knockout combination. Edwards scored 15 of his 21 points in the second half Saturday and Haarms celebrated his return to the starting lineup with a ...