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Penn State

Lions stave off Minnesota rally

STATE COLLEGE (AP) - D.J. Newbill scored 12 points, Jordan Dickerson blocked a shot with 4 seconds left and Penn State held off a late Minnesota rally to defeat the Gophers 63-58 Wednesday night.Penn State (14-7, 2-6 Big Ten) led by 10 points at the half but the Gophers (13-9, 2-7) shot their ...

PSU falls to Minnesota

UNIVERSITY PARK - For a fleeting second Sunday, the 6,540 fans that packed Rec Hall thought they were going to witness one of the great comebacks in the storied history of Penn State wrestling.Instead, the biggest crowd of the year had to watch a near miss, as No.2 Minnesota (10-0, 6-0 BigTen) ...

PSU gets first Big 10 win by clobbering Rutgers

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - It took Penn State 33 days to put together a 40-minute game and Nittany Lions coach Patrick Chambers loved every minute of it.D.J. Newbill scored 23 points and Brandon Taylor 16 to lead Penn State to a 79-51 win over Rutgers on Saturday for its first Big Ten Conference ...

Harris’ double-double helps Lady Lions

From staff reportsUNIVERSITY PARK - Sophomore Alex Harris came off of the bench to score 11 points and grab 10 rebounds for her first career double-double and sophomore Kaliyah Mitchell scored 10 points and grabbed a career-high 15 boards for her second straight double-double as the Penn State ...

Nittany Lions pull off another big comeback, toss Northern Michigan

UNIVERSITY PARK - If this keeps up, Penn State men's hockey coach Guy Gadowsky will need a year's supply of antacids.After one period of play, it looked like the Nittany Lions would cruise to an easy victory over Northern Michigan.Once again, Penn State played the cardiac kids - jumping out to ...

Lady Lions earn first Big Ten victory

From staff reportsUNIVERSITY PARK - Behind five players in double figures and a double-double by sophomore Kaliyah Mitchell, the Penn State Lady Lions (4-15, 1-7) edged Indiana (12-6, 2-5), 79-75, on Thursday evening inside the Bryce Jordan Center.The Lady Lions saw five players reach double ...

Michigan State pulls away late

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Branden Dawson knew Michigan State would get a battle from Penn State, but he helped the Spartans learn how to fight back."We stayed together," Dawson said after his team's 66-60 win Wednesday night, an escape for a team that has lost three overtime games. "We didn't ...

Big second half sparks Lions

STATE COLLEGE - When Purdue University invaded Rec Hall for a Big Ten dual wrestling meet with Penn State, it unfolded like the tale of two cities, or two halves if you wish.Purdue won the first half 9-6, but the Lions roared back to sweep the second half 20-0. Put the two together and you ...

Coaching blunder costs PSU first BIG win

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Purdue coach Matt Painter called Saturday's 84-77 victory in overtime over Penn State improbable and gave credit to the basketball gods.But it was Purdue's Kendall Stephens who gets the credit for sending a game in which Purdue (11-7, 3-2 Big Ten) trailed the bulk of ...

Without Spann, Lady Lions fall to 0-7 in Big Ten

From staff reportsCOLUMBUS, OHIO - Despite missing their leading scorer Lindsey Spann due to illness, the Penn State Lady Lions (3-15, 0-7) had a solid effort at Ohio State (12-7, 4-3) but came up short in a 69-60 loss Sunday. Sophomore Sierra Moore had a team-high 16 points to pace the Lady ...