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Penn State

Nits lead Scuffle on Day 1

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - Penn State's wrestlers find themselves in first place after day one of the Southern Scuffle.The Nittany Lions, still represented in all 10 weight classes, have 17 wrestlers in action when the annual event in Chattanooga, Tenn., continues today.Penn State 52.0 points through ...

Lady Lions fall to Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The Penn State Lady Lions ran into a hot-shooting Michigan team on the way to an 89-53 loss in Ann Arbor Sunday. Freshman guard Lindsey Spann paced the Lady Lions with 15 points.Spann was 6-for-12 from the field as she led Penn State for the 12th time in 13 games. She also ...

No. 4 Badgers overwhelm Penn State

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Once the ball gets into the paint, No. 4 Wisconsin can be tough to stop.Few teams in the country can match the Badgers' athleticism in the frontcourt. Starters Frank Kaminsky, Nigel Hayes and Sam Dekker asserted control in the second half of an 89-72 win on Wednesday in the ...

Western Michigan drops PSU

From staff reportsPITTSBURGH - The Penn State men's hockey team was unable to overcome a sluggish opening two periods in a 4-1 loss to Western Michigan Tuesday night at CONSOL Energy Center in the Three Rivers Classic. Curtis Loik scored his fourth of the year in the loss.In the teams' first ...

BC-ing you

NEW YORK - Of all the people to make the catch - the grab that sent Penn State into the offseason with tons of positive vibes and optimism for the future - it's incredibly ironic that Kyle Carter was the guy.The tight end dropped seemingly everything all season.Not this time."There's no better ...

Penn State set for its first bowl game in Sandusky aftermath

Take Penn State out to the bowl game. The Nittany Lions' postseason freeze out is over, a triumphant bowl return ahead at Yankee Stadium.The Nittany Lions (6-6) were dismissed early for good behavior from the bowl ban the NCAA levied in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Instead of sitting ...

Pinstripe Bowl at a glance

PENN STATE (6-6) vs. Boston College (7-5), 4:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)WHAT'S AT STAKEPenn State is back in the bowl game business after the NCAA rescinded penalties levied in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal. The Nittany Lions are trying to win their first bowl game since the 2010 ...

Penn State strives for line growth

STATE COLLEGE (AP) - What Penn State already has won with its berth in the Pinstripe Bowl is more practice time.Offensive linemen gaining additional experience is vital for the program, coach James Franklin said.Miles Dieffenbach was the only senior starter on the offensive line; he played in ...

Newbill, PSU handle Dartmouth

UNIVERSITY PARK - Good guards can get you pretty far come March and April.Just ask Kemba Walker or anyone who watched him put the 2011 Connecticut Huskies on his back for six-game run to the National Championship.Penn State has four guards that Nittany Lions coach Pat Chambers can almost use ...

Hamilton: criticism of offensive production, Hackenberg unfair

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton has the tendencies of an offensive lineman - he's all about protecting his quarterback.The Penn State redshirt freshman, who finished among the Big Ten's top five in three statistical categories, said public criticism his team and his ...