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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 ...

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 ...