Penn State

Nittany Lions stun Wolverines

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Lamar Stevens scored 15 of his 26 points in the first half and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Penn State to an upset No. 6 Michigan 75-69 on Tuesday night. Penn State pulled away in the first half as its star heated up and Michigan played the second without its ...

Is Sanderson’s approach the secret to Penn State’s success?

COLUMBUS, Ohio — As Ohio State coach Tom Ryan slowly strode into a makeshift media room in the west end of St. John Arena on Friday, he bore the countenance of a man beaten down by defeat. His No. 6 Buckeyes had just been trounced, 28-9, by No. 1 Penn State and few people outside of the ...

Penn State keeps winning ways going, dominates Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A record Ohio State crowd of 13,276 filled St. John Arena Friday night expecting their Buckeyes to snap No. 1 Penn State’s 55-match winning streak. The Nittany Lions had other plans. No. 1 Penn State won seven of 10 bouts, even without the service of two starters, as ...

7 Lions invited to Combine

Altoona Area High School product Kevin Givens and six other Penn State players have been invited to participate in the NFL combine that begins later this month in Indianapolis. Nittany Lions joining Givens at the combine will be: quarterback Trace McSorley, running back Miles Sanders, ...

Young’s go-ahead basket lifts Buckeyes past PSU

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kyle Young scored the go-ahead basket with 63 seconds left and Ohio State held off Penn State 74-70 in a Big Ten game on Thursday night. The Buckeyes (15-7, 5-6) were 25-9 last season but lost three times to Penn State, including the semifinals of the conference ...

Lions add two players to roster

UNIVERSITY PARK— Penn State signed two more players to the class of 2019 on national signing day part two Wednesday, bringing the Nittany Lions’ class size to 23. Penn State’s class ranks No. 13 in the country and No. 2 in the Big Ten (Michigan is No. 8 overall), according to 247Sports. ...

Lions aim for thriller in Ohio

UNIVERSITY PARK — Nick Lee was a freshman just three weeks into his career as a Penn State starter last season when he got his first taste of the Penn State-Ohio State rivalry. That night made an impression on him. “That was really, really cool. It kind of felt to me like the biggest ...

Penn State beats Northwestern to snap eight-game losing skid

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Lamar Stevens scored 18 points and Penn State beat Northwestern 59-52 to snap an eight-game losing streak on Monday night. The Nittany Lions (8-14, 1-10) picked up their first Big Ten win and stopped their longest skid since a 14-game streak during the 2012-13 season. ...

Page reaches 2,000 in Penn State loss

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — Megan Gustafson had 30 points, 11 rebounds and five assists for her 20th double-double this season, and 75th of career, and No. 13 Iowa beat Penn State 81-61 on Sunday. Teniya Page scored 17 points and became the sixth player in program history to reach the ...

Lions win 6th straight, beat Michigan

UNIVERSITY PARK — Even when his team trailed 8-0 and 11-3 early in the dual meet Friday night against No. 4 Michigan, there was no panic in Penn State coach Cael Sanderson. Instead, he said, there was more a sense of anticipation to see how his team would deal with the deficits. “I’m ...