Penn State

Stevens leads Lions past Eagles

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Lamar Stevens tied his career high with 30 points, Tony Carr added 25 and Penn State beat Marquette 85-80 on Tuesday night to advance to the NIT semifinals. The Nittany Lions (24-13) will face either Mississippi State or Louisville at Madison Square Garden in New York on ...

Bo knows championships

CLEVELAND — There have been many magical moments in the history of the NCAA Wrestling Championships, but what Bo Nickal did Saturday night in Quicken Loans Arena may move to the top of the list. Nickal pulled off a dramatic pin of Ohio State’s Myles Martin to win his second consecutive ...

‘No regrets:’ Hidlay ready to work harder, try again next year

CLEVELAND — In the end, Hayden Hidlay was beaten by a better wrestler Saturday night in the NCAA finals. He’ll be the first to tell you that. Hidlay, the former state champ from Mifflin County High School who is now a redshirt freshman 157-pounder for North Carolina State, fell to Penn ...

Penn State advances past Notre Dame in NIT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Tony Carr scored 24 points to extend his Penn State sophomore scoring record, Josh Reaves had 18 points and nine rebounds and the Nittany Lions beat Notre Dame 73-63 on Saturday in the second round of the NIT. Penn State scored the first two points of the game and ...

Lions draw rematch in NCAA hockey opener

UNIVERSITY PARK — Last season Penn State made it the furthest it’s been in NCAA hockey tournament play, all he way to the regional final. That’s where the Nittany Lions ran into the overall No. 1 seed and eventual national champion Denver. This weekend, the Nittany Lions will have a ...

Hidlay, five Nittany Lions advance

CLEVELAND — Mifflin County’s Hayden Hidlay is one win away from a national championship. That one win, however, will have to come against the defending NCAA champion. Hidlay, the Mifflin County High School grad who is a redshirt freshman 157-pounder for North Carolina State, defeated ...

Hidlay in quarterfinals; Lions in 2nd

CLEVELAND — Mifflin County graduate Hayden Hidlay has wrestled in about as many different environments as any wrestler his age could. But even the North Carolina State freshman 157-pounder admitted that the NCAA Championships are unique. “It’s a different experience. There’s a ...

Coaches, wrestlers not shying away from goals

CLEVELAND — Ohio State heavyweight Kyle Snyder says his Big Ten tournament champion Buckeyes are the team to beat at the 2018 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships. Cael Sanderson, coach of two-time defending NCAA champion Penn State, basically said, “We’ll see.” A select group of ...

Nittany Lions feeling healthy, confident

UNIVERSITY PARK — With the start of the 2018 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships set to get underway, Thursday at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, word out of Penn State’s Lorenzo Wrestling Complex on Monday was that the Nittany Lions are healthy and confident. That should put smiles ...

Big Ten drops could give Hidlay a boost

EAST LANSING, Mich. — For the most part, the top seeds for the 2018 NCAA Wrestling Championships will come from established wrestlers at each weight. When the NCAA releases the seeds and brackets on Wednesday, one weight could be headed by newcomer — 157. For a large portion of the ...