Penn State

Nittany Lions continue to find success on national signing day

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State enjoyed such a superb national signing day that, by one measure, its 2019 recruiting class trails only Georgia and Alabama nationally. The Nittany Lions signed 18 players Wednesday, the first day of the early signing period, and 17 of them are rated as either ...

Penn State survives, puts away Duquesne

PITTSBURGH (AP) — With Penn State and Duquesne tied with less than 10 seconds remaining, Penn State’s Lamar Stevens did a little freelancing. The Nittany Lions had two timeouts and the plan was to stop and set up a play after Stevens dribbled the ball across the half-court line. But ...

Juwan Johnson weighing his football playing options

UNIVERSITY PARK — Juwan Johnson just kept smiling, answering all the tough questions about his disappointing season as best he could and trying to keep things in perspective. No Penn State player, in fact, had a more disappointing season than Johnson, based on expectations entering the year ...

PSU demolishes Arizona State on mats

UNIVERSITY PARK — For the 6,676 fans who packed Rec Hall on Friday night for No. 15 Arizona State vs. No. 1 Penn State, one question rose above the many that provided the backdrop for the nationally televised dual meet. Who’s the best 174-pounder in NCAA wrestling? Is it Sun Devil ...

Citrus may be end of careers for some Lions

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State won’t have any players skipping out on the bowl game in order to start preparing for the NFL draft, but several Nittany Lions will have decisions to make after the game about possibly turning pro early. Defensive end Shareef Miller, for instance, already has ...

Hall, Valencia will be in national spotlight Friday

UNIVERSITY PARK — From all reports, Penn State 174-pounder Mark Hall is going about his week leading up to a Friday dual meet as he always does, because “it’s just another match,” his teammates said Tuesday. That may be true for Hall and the rest of the Nittany Lions, but Penn ...

What can Big Ten do for CFP?

The simplest solution for any given problem is usually the correct one — a concept known as Occam’s razor — yet we like to overcomplicate stuff and make things more difficult than they need to be when something happens that we don’t like. Let’s use the College Football Playoff as an ...

Three Nittany Lions finish in double figures in women’s home loss to Duquesne

UNIVERSITY PARK — Preseason Atlantic 10 favorite Duquesne used a strong second half to defeat the Penn State women’s basketball team 64-58 in non-conference action Wednesday night at athe Bryce Jordan Center. Sophomore Kamaria McDaniel finished with a team-best 18 points to lead a trio of ...

Indiana gets past Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — Romeo Langford scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half to lead Indiana over Penn State 64-62 on Tuesday night. Rob Phinisee and Al Durham added 12 points apiece, Juwan Morgan chipped in 10 points and Justin Smith grabbed nine rebounds for the Hoosiers (7-2, 2-0 ...

Hawks get wings clipped by Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — In the previous 107 meetings between Lehigh and Penn State on the wrestling mats, the Nittany Lions have dominated the series with the Mountain Hawks. But what Penn State did Sunday in Rec Hall in running its series lead to 70-34-3 added new dimensions to its ...