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Lady Lions fall to Albany in second round of WNIT

From staff reportsUNIVERSITY PARK - It was what you would expect when cats and dogs get together: a fracas. The Penn State Lady Lions (1-1) dropped a tightly played 54-53 contest to the Albany Great Danes (2-0) on Sunday afternoon at the Bryce Jordan Center in the second round of the Preseason ...

Lions beat UMass-Lowell 4-1

LOWELL, Mass. Penn State men's hockey dominated from beginning to end in a 4-1 win over No. 4 UMass Lowell Saturday night at the Tsongas Center. Casey Bailey notched his first two-goal game since Feb. 21, 2014 and Taylor Holstrom dished three assists as PSU earned its first win over a top ...

Penn State beats Fordham handily

STATE COLLEGE, Penn. (AP) - D.J. Newbill scored 18 points, Shep Garner added 12 on four 3-pointers and Penn State beat Fordham 73-54 on Sunday.Brandon Taylor and John Johnson each scored 11 as Penn State (2-0) sank 25 of 53 field-goal attempts and 7 of 18 3-pointers.The Lions held the Rams ...

Penn State beats Morgan State

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) - D.J. Newbill scored 17 points, freshman Shep Garner added 14 and Penn State defeated Morgan State 61-48 Friday night in the season-opener for both teams.Geno Thorpe scored 11 for Penn State which sank 21 of 48 shots (43.8 percent). The Lions were 5 of 13 from 3-point ...

Lady Lions tame Towson

UNIVERSITY PARK - With four players making their first career starts, the Penn State women's basketball team rallied from a nine-point second half deficit to earn a 71-64 victory over Towson in the first round of the Preseason WNIT at the Bryce Jordan Center Friday.The Lady Lions will face the ...

No. 4 UMass Lowell downs Lions

LOWELL, Mass. - Penn State men's hockey skated into a potent fourth-ranked UMass Lowell team Friday night at Tsongas Center in a 5-3 loss. Junior Casey Bailey, senior Tommy Olczyk and sophomore David Goodwin each scored to pace the Nittany Lion offense.Bailey and line mate Taylor Holstrom each ...

Lions’ title run is in jeopardy

Penn State has dominated college wrestling since the day Cael Sanderson arrived in Happy Valley.This might finally be the year that someone other than the Nittany Lions wins the national title.Iowa, Minnesota and Cornell are among the teams poised to break Penn State's four-year stranglehold on ...

New special teams strategy for PSU

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) - Penn State helped snap its four-game losing streak with better punting.Changing its special teams helped the Nittany Lions (5-4, 2-4 Big Ten) stop giving up good field position in its win last week at Indiana."We've gone away from kicking to specific areas on the field," ...

Late field goals get PSU past Indiana

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Penn State has been searching for ways to end a midseason slump.The Nittany Lions' defense stepped up. Sam Ficken did, too.Ficken kicked a 27-yard go-ahead field goal and Penn State defeated Indiana 13-7 to snap a four-game skid.Ficken's kick gave Penn State a 10-7 lead ...

New faces help Penn State past Lehigh

UNIVERSITY PARK - Although there was a lot of "new" in the Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling lineup, the results were much the same.With a lineup that featured a number of redshirt freshmen, the Lions still had plenty of firepower to defeat the Lehigh Mountain Hawks, 24-10, before 6,237 fans at ...