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Penn State captures Big Ten title

MINNEAPOLIS — It seems like the only ones not getting excited about Penn State failing to win a Big Ten tournament championship the past two seasons were the Nittany Lions. They were poked and prodded and queried and questioned about that one blank spot on their resume even after they ended ...

Reaves leads Penn State to victory

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State guard Josh Reaves has never gotten as many hugs or pats on the back as he did on Sunday. His teammates made sure to show their wily veteran their love after Reaves scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Penn State over Illinois ...

PSU seeks Big Ten vengeance

UNIVERSITY PARK — Not much has gone wrong for the Penn State wrestling team the previous two seasons. The Nittany Lions ended each year undefeated in dual meets and brought home team trophies from the NCAA championships. The one thing that has eluded the nation’s best team is a Big Ten ...

No shortage of talent on display for Big Ten wrestling

MINNEAPOLIS — When the first whistle sounds to kickoff wrestling at Saturday in the University of Minnesota’s Williams Arena at 11 a.m., three teams figure to be the favorites to win the 2019 Big Ten wrestling championships team title. Ohio State is the two-time defending champion and has ...

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 ...