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Penn State wins thriller of a game

UNIVERSITY PARK — Following Penn State’s sweep of Minnesota last weekend with all the scoring, physicality, taunting and a date with home-ice in the Big Ten tournament on the line, this weekend’s Big Ten quarterfinals matchup between the same two teams was expected to be intense. Game 1 ...

Sanderson, Lions have eyes on the prize

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Penn State wrestling coach Cael Sanderson has said repeatedly that he and the Penn State wrestling team want to win every competition they enter. The same applies to this weekend’s Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Michigan State’s Breslin Center. The tournament ...

Reaves’ late basket leads PSU over No. 13 Ohio State

NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Carr found Josh Reaves for a game-winning dunk with 3.1 seconds to play and Penn State may have punched its ticket to the NCAA Tournament with a 69-68 victory over second-seeded Ohio State in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament on Friday night. Carr had 25 points ...

Nittany Lions win in cat fight

NEW YORK (AP) — With the game on the line and quite possibly a trip to the NCAA Tournament, Tony Carr didn’t hesitate to put Penn State on his back. Carr scored 25 points and hit two 3-pointers and set up another in the final minutes as the seventh-seeded Nittany Lions made a late rush to ...

Is he or isn’t he?

UNIVERSITY PARK — The big question swirling around the Penn State wrestling team is, “What is Jason Nolf’s status?” as the 2018 Big Ten Wrestling Championships approach was answered Wednesday, until it wasn’t. Coach Cael Sanderson was the first to meet the media at the team’s ...

Penn State rolls behind Page’s record 38 points

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Teniya Page set a Penn State Big Ten Tournament record with a career-high 38 points and the Nittany Lions cruised to an 83-57 win over Illinois in a first-round game on Wednesday. Page, who scored 35 points in the tournament last year to tie the record, was 14-of-24 from ...

Garner ready for final go at tournament

UNIVERSITY PARK — Walking into Tuesday’s media day at the Bryce Jordan Center, Penn State guard Shep Garner was holding a Spalding basketball in order to get used to the feeling. While home games are played with Nike basketballs, Madison Square Garden uses Spalding for Knicks games. With ...

Penn State sweeps Minnesota, clinches home-ice advantage

UNIVERSITY PARK — It was more than just Senior Night for Penn State men’s ice hockey Saturday. The ritual happened to fall on the most important weekend of the season with both home ice in the Big Ten tournament and an NCAA berth on the line for Penn State in a must-win game. Going into ...

Copeland, Nebraska holds off Penn State for win

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska made history Sunday night, setting a program record for conference wins and winning 22 games overall for just the third time in school history with its 76-64 victory over Penn State. “It’s a very important night, a historic night from what I’m hearing,” ...

Lions get crucial win in hockey

UNIVERSITY PARK — With the regular season almost over and a sweep needed for a chance at the NCAA tournament, James Robinson said the Penn State men’s hockey team just played its best game of the season, dominating No. 8 Minnesota 5-1. “I thought that was probably the most complete game ...