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Penn State

Rahne leaves Nittany Lions for Old Dominion

Penn State offensive coordinator Ricky Rahne has been hired as the new head coach at Old Dominion. Rahne was in his second season as PSU’s offensive coordinator this year and has worked for James Franklin since their days at Vanderbilt beginning in 2011. The 39-year-old Rahne started his ...

Penn State basketball to host No. 4 Maryland

No. 4 Maryland (10-0, 1-0) vs. Penn State (7-2, 0-1) Bryce Jordan Center, University Park, Pennsylvania; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Penn State looks for its fourth straight win over No. 4 Maryland at Bryce Jordan Center. The last victory for the Terrapins at Penn State was a 76-73 win ...

Nittany Lions cruise past Quakers

UNIVERSITY PARK — As the final seconds ticked down on Brandon Meredith’s upset win over No. 10 Michael Colaiocco on Sunday, the Rec Hall sellout crowd of 6,437 rose to its feet as one. This would be just the first of eight wins for the No. 3 Nittany Lions in a 33-7 win over the Quakers, ...

Penn State to play in Cotton Bowl

UNIVERSITY PARK —Things did not turn out rosy for Penn State on Sunday, as the Nittany Lions were not selected for the Rose Bowl, as most fans hoped for and expected. Penn State did, however, land a coveted New Year’s Six bowl game for the third time in four years. The Lions are ...

Giger: Penn State an obvious snub for Rose Bowl

It takes just two words to explain Penn State getting snubbed for the Rose Bowl. 1. Bogus 2. Illinois This really isn’t complicated, and anyone who tells you otherwise is fooling themselves. That goes for the College Football Playoff selection committee, which botched this ...

3-point barrage dooms Penn State against Buckeyes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Penn State pulled within eight points of Ohio State just eight minutes into the second half, and it looked like the game was on. The Buckeyes had other plans. Kaleb Wesson scored 28 points and had 10 rebounds for his ninth career double-double, and No. 6 Ohio State ...

James Franklin accepts extension through 2025

UNIVERSITY PARK—James Franklin, the self-proclaimed “Pennsylvania boy with a Penn State heart,” received a new contract Friday that will keep him as the Nittany Lions’ football coach through at least 2025. Franklin already was under contract through 2022, but his new deal extends ...

Nittany Lions roll, Brooks strong in dual meet debut

BETHLEHEM — Friday was a night of firsts for the No. 3 Penn State wrestling team as it dispatched No. 13 Lehigh, 23-10, in front of a Stabler Arena record crowd of 6,047. Brandon Meredith made his varsity debut at 125 pounds, Brady Berge wrestled for the first time this season, and the ...

Lady Lions pour it on late to edge Pitt

STATE COLLEGE — The Penn State women’s basketball team is no stranger to winning its annual Big Ten-ACC Challenge game. Thursday night’s 78-73 win over the visiting Pittsburgh Panthers makes Penn State victorious in three of its last fourr in the challenge. Kamaria McDaniel was the ...

Jones leads Penn State to win over Wake Forest

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Myreon Jones scored a career-high 22 points to lead Penn State over Wake Forest 76-54 in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Wednesday night. Lamar Stevens added 14 points and Izaiah Brockington had 13 for the Nittany Lions (7-1), who never trailed and led by as many as ...