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Garza leads Iowa to exciting Big Ten win over Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — With plenty of time left on the shot clock and his team nursing a slight lead late, Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon probably could’ve been more patient. His coach is glad he wasn’t. Bohannon stepped back with 36 seconds left and drained his fifth 3-pointer of the ...

Safety Wade, 2 other players transferring from Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — Lamont Wade came to Penn State as an elite recruit from Clairton, and now the safety is looking to leave after not making much of an impact with the Nittany Lions for two years. Wade and two other PSU players — receiver Brandon Polk and cornerback Zech McPhearson — ...

Penn State rallies late to defeat Wisconsin in Big Ten wrestling

UNIVERSITY PARK — Neither coach was particularly pleased with the outcome of No. 1 Penn State’s 24-13 win over No. 10 Wisconsin Sunday at Rec Hall. Despite the fact that Penn State won six of 10 bouts, amassed a 39-8 edge in takedowns and notched its 51st consecutive dual meet win, ...

Nick Ward leads No. 6 Spartans over Nittany Lions

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Tom Izzo wasn’t impressed with much of No. 6 Michigan State’s double-digit victory over Penn State. The Spartans built a big lead early and dominated at times in the paint in their 71-56 win on Sunday. From Izzo’s standpoint, that’s all they did well and ...

Johnson’s career at PSU may be over

UNIVERSITY PARK — Receiver Juwan Johnson, coming off a disappointing junior season for Penn State, may have played his final game in a Nittany Lion uniform. No, Johnson isn’t declaring for the NFL draft a year early, but he is looking at transferring to play his final college season ...

Nittany Lions extend win streak to 50

EVANSTON, Ill. — No. 1 Penn State opened up Big Ten dual meet action with a convincing win at No. 11 Northwestern Friday night. The Nittany Lions, under the direction of veteran coach Cael Sanderson, rolled to a 33-8 victory for their 50th straight dual meet win. Senior Jason Nolf hit the ...

Quite the catch: Penn State hires new receivers coach

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State hired a new wide receivers coach Thursday, while a former coach who held that position with the Nittany Lions took a lucrative job at Michigan. The new receivers coach is Gerad Parker, who once served as interim head coach at Purdue and most recently spent two ...

Roby leads Huskers past Nittany Lions

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Isaiah Roby scored a career-high 22 points and made a couple big defensive plays late, and Nebraska beat Penn State 70-64 on Thursday night for its school-record 20th straight home win. The Cornhuskers (12-4, 2-3 Big Ten) bounced back from two straight road losses that ...

Things remain similar for PSU heading into conference matches

UNIVERSITY PARK — It’s interesting how similar the perspectives of a fifth-year senior and a redshirt freshman can be on the Penn State wrestling team. Senior 197-pounder Bo Nickal and freshman 149-pounder Brady Berge revealed those similarities in separate interviews Tuesday in the ...

Happ leads No. 22 Wisconsin to win over Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — Ethan Happ had 22 points and eight rebounds as No. 22 Wisconsin stopped a two-game slide by routing Penn State 71-52 on Sunday night. The struggling Nittany Lions were without coach Patrick Chambers, who was suspended for the game after shoving Penn State freshman ...