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Baker’s leads Rutgers over Nittany Lions

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Rutgers players have vowed to avoid another last place finish in the Big Ten. They took another step toward that goal by holding off a team that’s headed in the opposite direction. Geo Baker scored 20 points and the Scarlet Knights (10-9, 3-6 Big Ten) beat Penn ...

No. 1 Penn State rolls past Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — No. 1 Penn State (8-0, 4-0 B1G) continued its winning ways on the mat in a lopsided Big Ten road win at Purdue (5-6, 2-3 B1G) Friday night. The Nittany Lions won seven of 10 bouts and picked up two pins on their way to the 30-10 victory over the Boilermakers. Penn ...

Teasdale to leave PSU

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State wrestling coach Cael Sanderson announced Tuesday that true freshman 125-pounder Gavin Teasdale is off the team and intends to transfer. Sanderson, at his weekly media availability in the Lorenzo Wrestling Complex, was matter of fact in announcing the ...

PSU transfer numbers concerning

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Penn State rolls past Nebraska

UNIVERSITY PARK — Just a week after top-ranked Penn State notched an 11-point win that left its coach taking the blame for a rather flat performance, the Nittany Lions on wrestled more like their fans are used to seeing Sunday. Penn State (7-0, 3-0 Big Ten) won eight of 10 bouts against No. ...

Jordan Murphy carries Gophers past Nittany Lions

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After a sluggish start, Jordan Murphy cleared his head and put his team on his back, and Minnesota narrowly avoided a second straight bad loss. Murphy scored 19 points and tied a career high with 21 rebounds as the Gophers rallied past Penn State 65-64 on Saturday ...

Penn State could be in for a good match when Nebraska comes in

UNIVERSITY PARK — Coming on the heels of a subpar performance against Wisconsin last Sunday, No. 1 Penn State figures to be spoiling for a fight. If history is any indication, the Nittany Lions will return to form at 1 p.m. Sunday when No. 9 Nebraska visits Rec Hall in Big Ten ...

Garza leads Iowa to exciting Big Ten win over Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — With plenty of time left on the shot clock and his team nursing a slight lead late, Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon probably could’ve been more patient. His coach is glad he wasn’t. Bohannon stepped back with 36 seconds left and drained his fifth 3-pointer of the ...

Safety Wade, 2 other players transferring from Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — Lamont Wade came to Penn State as an elite recruit from Clairton, and now the safety is looking to leave after not making much of an impact with the Nittany Lions for two years. Wade and two other PSU players — receiver Brandon Polk and cornerback Zech McPhearson — ...

Penn State rallies late to defeat Wisconsin in Big Ten wrestling

UNIVERSITY PARK — Neither coach was particularly pleased with the outcome of No. 1 Penn State’s 24-13 win over No. 10 Wisconsin Sunday at Rec Hall. Despite the fact that Penn State won six of 10 bouts, amassed a 39-8 edge in takedowns and notched its 51st consecutive dual meet win, ...