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PSU wins double OT thriller

From staff reportsSAINT PAUL, Minn.-Freshman forward Zach Saar's goal in double-overtime sent the sixth-seeded Nittany Lions men's hockey team to the Big Ten Semifinals in a 2-1 win over third-seeded and 12th-ranked Michigan Thursday afternoon at the Xcel Energy Center.The victory advances Penn ...

Youth movement

UNIVERSITY PARK - After Penn State quickly jumped out to an 8-0 lead during the game's first two minutes to put Hampton on its heels, the visiting Pirates counter-punched Penn State hard the next 38 minutes until the final horn sounded.Penn State coach Patrick Chambers wanted to see how the ...

Megaludis has simple plan at NCAAs

UNIVERSITY PARK - In his first two trips to the NCAA Wrestling Championships, Nico Megaludis has wrestled his best under the sport's brightest lights.Twice he's battled his way to the 125-pound final. While each time he was denied an NCAA championship, his blueprint for success at the national ...

Franklin getting familiar with players

UNIVERSITY PARK -James Franklin has spent a lot of time watching film on the Penn State roster he inherited, getting to know as much as possible about his new players.But film study only shows so much.The real chance for everyone - coaches and players alike - to make a first impression came ...

PSU beats Buckeyes

UNIVERSITY PARK Penn State men's hockey coach Guy Gadowsky wanted his team to end the season on a strong note and have some momentum going into the Big Ten championships.Thanks to a blistering three-goal first period, Gadowsky got his wish.The Nittany Lions ended the season with a much needed ...

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 ...