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Penn State men turn back Canisius in ‘Return to Rec’ game

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) - Penn State's guards knew if they couldn't drive the ball inside with their legs, they could pinpoint passes for their big men to do all the damage.Both strategies were effective in an 81-67 win over Canisius on Thursday night.The Nittany Lions' top three forwards combined ...

Nassib gets coveted Lombardi Award

UNIVERSITY PARK - Carl Nassib said he "never in a million years" thought he would end up where he did Wednesday night, winning the coveted Lombardi Award given to the nation's top college lineman or linebacker.The Penn State senior capped a memorable day in which he took home two prestigious ...

Colonials knock off PSU

WASHINGTON (AP) - If there was ever any concern as to how Wake Forest transfer Tyler Cavanaugh would fit into a George Washington program with so many leaders already on coach Mike Lonergan's roster, those concerns have been put to bed just nine games into the season.Cavanaugh scored 18 points ...

Lady Lions hand Youngstown first loss

From staff reportsUNIVERSITY PARK - The Penn State women's basketball team iced the undefeated Penguins of Youngstown State to earn a 68-51 victory in a mid-week non-conference contest at the Bryce Jordan Center on Tuesday, Dec. 8.Penn State (4-5) scored a season-best 19 points in the opening ...

Rahne to call plays in bowl

UNIVERSITY PARK - Quarterbacks coach Ricky Rahne will handle play calling duties for Penn State in the TaxSlayer Bowl against Georgia, but he is not a candidate for the full-time job.James Franklin said Sunday that his phone has been ringing off the hook from candidates looking to replace John ...

Penn State wins women’s soccer title

CARY, N.C. (AP) - Raquel Rodriguez finished what she started.Rodriguez scored in the 72nd minute to lead Penn State to a 1-0 victory over Duke on Sunday in the NCAA women's soccer final.The Nittany Lions (22-3-2) won the first national title in program history three years after falling to North ...

Penn State to face Georgia in TaxSlayer Bowl

UNIVERSITY PARK - Penn State has a great history of football, and it takes a history lesson to preview the Nittany Lions' upcoming bowl destination and opponent.The Nittany Lions will take on Georgia in the TaxSlayer Bowl in Jacksonville, Fla., on Jan. 2. The TaxSlayer traditionally has been ...

Taylor leads Penn State over Eastern Michigan

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) - Brandon Taylor is confident if he can get into a rhythm, he can do major damage from any spot on the court.After spending large portions of Penn State's previous game on the bench in foul trouble, the Nittany Lions forward stayed out of it on Saturday, found his groove ...

USF’s strong shooting enough to top Lady Lions

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Courtney Williams scored 30 points and Alisia Jenkins had 21 points and 14 rebounds in No. 24 South Florida's 101-79 victory over Penn State on Sunday.Williams, who came in as the nation's second-leading scorer at 26.3 points per game, made 11 of 19 shots, including all three ...

Scheid paces Penn State sweep of Michigan State

From staff reportsUNIVERSITY PARK - Eric Scheid scored on the first two shots of the game as the 19th-ranked Penn State men's hockey team swept Michigan State, 6-1, at Pegula Ice Arena Saturday.A total team effort, Penn State (10-2-3, 2-0-0-0 Big Ten) saw every member of the team record a ...