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Penn State vote to improve Lasch Building produces ‘crack’

Penn State football went 1-0 last week with the Board of Trustees’ decision to approve a $48.3 million upgrade to the Lasch Football Building. But while the 27-6 vote may appear to have been a three-touchdown victory, there was notable sideline disagreement that could linger and affect ...

Nittany Lions fall behind, routed by Boilermakers

UNIVERSITY PARK – The Penn State men's basketball team (8-13, 5-12) played a close second half, but Purdue's (16-8, 11-6) hot shooting in the first period provided all it needed for the 73-52 win Friday in the Bryce Jordan Center. Junior guard Myreon Jones scored eight of his team-best 11 ...

Penn State stuns No. 15 Buckeyes

UNIVERSITY PARK – A full-team effort led the Penn State women’s basketball team to a gutsy 69-67 upset win over #15 Ohio State Wednesday night inside the Bryce Jordan Center. The signature win under second-year head coach Carolyn Kieger marks Penn State’s first win against a team ranked ...

Skunked

UNIVERSITY PARK — Just when you thought the No. 2 Penn State wrestling team couldn’t get any younger, or better, the Nittany Lions debuted yet another blue-chip freshman Monday night. In a 44-0 dismantling of Maryland (0-8) at Rec Hall, Penn State (6-0) celebrated both its seniors and its ...

Garza sets Iowa’s scoring record in win over PSU

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The chase to become Iowa’s all-time leading scorer got to Luka Garza only once during Sunday’s game against Penn State. Garza looked at the scoreboard going into a media timeout in the second half and saw that he needed to make both of the free throws he was about ...

Nebraska topples Penn State despite Marisa’ 21 points

LINCOLN, Neb. – Sophomore Makenna Marisa and freshman Maddie Burke both put together 20-point games, but the Penn State women’s basketball team ran into a hot-shooting Nebraska squad in an 87-72 loss Sunday afternoon in Big Ten action at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Marisa finished with 21 ...

No. 2 Penn State dominates No. 11 Ohio State in 28-12 win

As this shortened 2021 wrestling season has unspooled, two trends have emerged for the second-ranked Penn State wrestling team. As the lineup has skewed younger, the Nittany Lions have markedly improved. Penn State (5-0) won seven of 10 bouts and amassed a 25-4 edge in takedowns in a 28-12 ...

Ohio State gets 7th win in a row, tops the Lions

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — E.J. Liddell scored 17 of his 23 points in the first half and No. 4 Ohio State outlasted Penn State 92-82 on Thursday night. Duane Washington scored 21 points and C.J. Walker added 13 for the Buckeyes (18-4, 12-4 Big Ten), who used a 15-0 run midway through the second ...

Success of Penn State freshmen no surprise

UNIVERSITY PARK — Some people might have been surprised by Penn State freshmen Robbie Howard and Carter Starocci pulling off upset wins Sunday against veteran Michigan wrestlers in an 18-13 win. Nittany Lion Coach Cael Sanderson wasn’t among them. “We know they’re winners. They know ...

Penn St. tops No. 2 Michigan in meet

ANN ARBOR, Mich—No. 3 Penn State used key wins from two freshmen to help engineer an 18-13 upset win over No. 2 Michigan on Sunday at the Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the 200th coaching win for the Nittany Lions’ Cael Sanderson. True freshman Robbie Howard and redshirt freshman ...