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Jerry Sandusky scandal still divides Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) - The equipment is put away for the winter.The stadium will be empty for months.The Nittany Lions aren't going anywhere.And Joe Paterno's statue is still nowhere in sight.But if you want to see for yourself what the NCAA's version of purgatory looks like, then by all means, ...

Penn State earns sixth volleyball title

SEATTLE (AP) - There was determination behind the two straight aces Micha Hancock served to set up Penn State's four-set victory over scrappy Wisconsin."I didn't want to go to five," said the setter known for her powerful left-handed jump serve. "I didn't think anyone did."Hancock's second ace ...

Championship a Big Ten battle when PSU, Wisconsin challenge for title

SEATTLE (AP) - Whatever the result in the final, it has already been a special postseason run for 12th-seeded Wisconsin.The Badgers are the lowest seed to make the NCAA volleyball championship match after upsetting No. 1 defending national champion Texas in the semifinals. Wisconsin (28-9) is ...

PSU routs Washington 3-0 in semis

SEATTLE (AP) - Deja McClendon had 11 kills and 13 digs, Micha Hancock added 39 assists, and second-seeded Penn State swept No. 3 Washington 3-0 on Thursday night in the NCAA volleyball tournament semifinals, ending the Huskies' hopes of winning a national title at home.The five-time champion ...

Freshmen lead No. 1 Penn State past No. 6 Ohio State

STATE COLLEGE - One week ago, the Penn State wrestling team proved there is a huge difference between the second-ranked team in the country and the 23rd ranked team as the Lions hammered Pitt by the final of 28-9.Sunday afternoon at Rec Hall, Penn State opened its Big Ten season by hosting the ...

Roberts, PSU top Duquesne

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Reserve Allen Roberts had 15 points and D.J. Newbill added 13 points as Penn State won for the sixth time in its past eight games, 68-59 against Duquesne on Wednesday night.All-Big Ten point guard Tim Frazier had a career-high 13 assists along with 11 points for the Nittany ...

Lady Lions fall to Jackrabbits, 83-79

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) - Megan Waytashek and Steph Paluch scored 18 points apiece as South Dakota State defeated No. 12 Penn State 83-79 despite squandering a 20-point halftime lead Wednesday night.The Jackrabbits (7-4) had a 23-point lead when Paluch opened the second half with a 3 and were up ...

Penn State’s unanswered run answers questions

UNIVERSITY PARK - If there's a question as to how much difference there is between the 23rd-ranked college wrestling team and the top-ranked squad, it was answered by Sunday's dual meet between the Pitt Panthers and Penn State Nittany Lions.It's huge.After seeing the team score deadlocked at ...

Lucas breaks 2,000 point barrier; PSU rolls

WASHINGTON (AP) - Maggie Lucas scored 30 points and topped 2,000 for her career to help No. 10 Penn State beat Georgetown 77-68 on Sunday.Lucas finished the game with 2,008 career points to pass Tanisha Wright for fifth place on the school's scoring list."It's not something that comes on your ...

Travis, Jack lead Penn State past Marshall 90-77

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) - Donovon Jack was either making shots or blocking them on Saturday, and his prowess at each enabled Penn State to race past Marshall, 90-77.Jack sank nine shots in his 18-point outing and blocked seven, a career-high and most from a Penn State player since 1999 as the ...