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Nittany Lions extend win streak to 50

EVANSTON, Ill. — No. 1 Penn State opened up Big Ten dual meet action with a convincing win at No. 11 Northwestern Friday night. The Nittany Lions, under the direction of veteran coach Cael Sanderson, rolled to a 33-8 victory for their 50th straight dual meet win. Senior Jason Nolf hit the ...

Quite the catch: Penn State hires new receivers coach

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State hired a new wide receivers coach Thursday, while a former coach who held that position with the Nittany Lions took a lucrative job at Michigan. The new receivers coach is Gerad Parker, who once served as interim head coach at Purdue and most recently spent two ...

Roby leads Huskers past Nittany Lions

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Isaiah Roby scored a career-high 22 points and made a couple big defensive plays late, and Nebraska beat Penn State 70-64 on Thursday night for its school-record 20th straight home win. The Cornhuskers (12-4, 2-3 Big Ten) bounced back from two straight road losses that ...

Things remain similar for PSU heading into conference matches

UNIVERSITY PARK — It’s interesting how similar the perspectives of a fifth-year senior and a redshirt freshman can be on the Penn State wrestling team. Senior 197-pounder Bo Nickal and freshman 149-pounder Brady Berge revealed those similarities in separate interviews Tuesday in the ...

Happ leads No. 22 Wisconsin to win over Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — Ethan Happ had 22 points and eight rebounds as No. 22 Wisconsin stopped a two-game slide by routing Penn State 71-52 on Sunday night. The struggling Nittany Lions were without coach Patrick Chambers, who was suspended for the game after shoving Penn State freshman ...

PSU’s Sanders declares for NFL Draft

UNIVERSITY PARK — Miles Sanders waited his turn, sitting behind Saquon Barkley for two years, and all it took was one season of being Penn State’s starting tailback for Sanders to convince himself and others that he’s ready for the NFL. Sanders did as widely expected Thursday, ...

Penn State no match for No. 2 Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Iggy Brazdeikis had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 2 Michigan returned to Big Ten play with a 68-55 victory over Penn State on Thursday night. The unbeaten Wolverines (14-0, 3-0) weren’t always that dominant while playing lesser competition in December, and the ...

Penn State has busy day after bowl

UNIVERSITY PARK — A slew of Penn State moves occurred Wednesday, the day after the Nittany Lions ended their season with a loss to Kentucky in the Citrus Bowl. Junior offensive linemen Ryan Bates and Connor McGovern announced they were forgoing their final year of eligibility to declare for ...

Nittany Lions win Southern Scuffle

CHATTANOOGA — No. 1 Penn State won the 2019 Southern Scuffle, but that’s just where it starts. Coach Cael Sanderson’s Nittany Lions won the team title with a tournament record scoring total to outdistance second place Oklahoma State. The championship is Penn State’s eighth. The ...

McSorley, Lions fall short in Citrus

ORLANDO, Fla. — Penn State had a chance at the end to win the Citrus Bowl, incredibly enough, despite spending most of the afternoon shooting itself in the foot. All hope appeared to be lost when news surfaced that quarterback Trace McSorley had suffered a broken foot and was done for the ...