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Penn State bounced by Buckeyes, 4-2

UNIVERSITY PARK - The Penn State men's hockey team is closing out its inaugural season at the Pegula Ice Arena with a double dip against Ohio State.The objective coming into the season series finale for the Nittany Lions and coach Guy Gadowsky is to go out a winner on home ice and gain some ...

Penn State suffers loss to Minnesota in Big Tens

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota coach Richard Pitino thinks 20 wins should be good enough to make the NCAA tournament.Twenty-one or 22 would make the argument against his team a whole lot tougher. Twenty-three would nullify the discussion.The Golden Gophers took one big step toward that goal ...

PSU will face challenges in title defense

UNIVERSITY PARK - The road to a fourth consecutive NCAA championships may be more difficult for Penn State than the previous three.The NCAA released the seeds and brackets Wednesday night for the Division I Wrestling Championships on March 20-22 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, ...

Day 2 of free-agent signings features Broncos, Ware deal

Well, that didn't take long.Pass rusher DeMarcus Ware got a $30 million, three-year contract from the Denver Broncos on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after being released by the Dallas Cowboys.Not quite keeping pace with the nonstop nature of Day 1 of free agency, Day 2 did include the ...

Penn State blasted by Gophers in Big Ten finale

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The pressure on Minnesota will ratchet up in a few days. This afternoon was for reflection - and some fun.Austin Hollins had 14 points and three steals in his last scheduled home game, a fitting senior spark for the Golden Gophers in an 81-63 victory over Penn State on Sunday ...

Retherford bout key for Penn State at Big Tens

MADISON, Wis. - Since his upset win over two-time defending NCAA champion Logan Stieber of Ohio State in December, Penn State's freshman phenom 141-pounder Zain Retherford has been proving his doubters wrong.Despite the fact that the Benton grad finished the season ranked No. 2 nationally with ...

Buckeyes stun PSU, 99-82, in conference quarterfinals

INDIANAPOLIS - No. 8 seed Ohio State (17-17, 5-11) shot a sizzling 71.9 percent from the field and 71.4 percent from three-point range in the first half en route to a 99-82 win over top-seeded Penn State (22-7, 13-3) in the Big Ten women's basketball quarterfinals Friday.With the win, the ...

Badgers skate past PSU, 4-2

UNIVERSITY PARK - The Nittany Lion men's hockey team staged a late third-period rally to cut the Wisconsin deficit to one with a minute to go, but an empty-net tally for the Badgers gave the visitors a 4-2 victory at Pegula Ice Arena Friday night. Penn State fell to 6-23-2 overall (2-14-1-0 Big ...

Penn State tops offensively challenged Wildcats

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) - Penn State coach Pat Chambers struggled to explain why his Nittany Lions have experienced success on the road during Big Ten play.A stifling defensive effort by Penn State against Northwestern Thursday at Welsh-Ryan Arena was exactly what the Nittany Lions needed. The ...

Lady Lions top Wolverines, take regular season title

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan was more than willing to let Penn State score some under the basket in exchange for shutting down the Nittany Lions' outside shooting and preventing damaging runs.Despite being outshot and outrebounded, No. 14 Wisconsin made 13 of 14 free throws ...