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The Nittany Lions release 2021 Big Ten wrestling schedule

From staff reports The Big Ten Conference announced the 2020-21 wrestling schedule this afternoon and the Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team now knows who it is facing in the upcoming season. Head coach Cael Sanderson’s squad will take on nine Big Ten opponents in five traditional dual ...

Nittany Lions fall in OT to Indiana in Bloomington

From staff reports BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The Penn State men’s basketball team overcame a 12-point deficit at Indiana in the waning minutes of regulation to force overtime, but the Nittany Lions eventually dropped a tough road contest, 87-85, Wednesday night at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. ...

Lions can’t tame Terps in loss to No. 14 Maryland

From staff reports UNIVERSITY PARK — Freshman Maddie Burke drilled seven three-pointers and graduate student Kelly Jekot recorded a double-double, but the Penn State women’s basketball team couldn’t slow down the nation’s second-best scoring offense as #14 Maryland claimed a 96-82 ...

Penn State struggles to contain Illini

UNIVERSITY PARK — The No. 18 ranked Illinois men’s basketball team had been slumping a bit after three straight victories to begin the season, but Ayo Dosunmu and Kofi Cockburn wasted no time reminding the Nittany Lions why the Illini entered the season as the No. 8 ranked team in the ...

Dotson’s big day propels Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — Jahan Dotson sliced his way through Illinois defenders as if he were juking through a gauntlet of orange practice cones on Saturday night. It’s become typical for Penn State’s top wideout who has posted standout performances all season inside Beaver Stadium where ...

Nittany Lions women’s hoops fall to Purdue

UNIVERSITY PARK – The Penn State women’s basketball team came out on the short end of a 91-87 nail-biter Sunday afternoon in PSU’s Big Ten opener at the Bryce Jordan Center. Sophomore Makenna Marisa led five Lady Lions in double figures with a career-best 26 points. Kelly Jekot chipped ...

Rudel: The Nittany Lions can let loose against lowly Illinois

Some nitpicking as Penn State’s home season (for sure this time) concludes: ¯With three games canceled, and uncertainty over the availability of some key Ohio State players in the Big Ten title game, there’s an anti-climatic cloud over the entire conference today, and, surely, Penn ...

PSU looks to keep winning ways

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — James Franklin has felt the heat before, as recently as a few weeks ago when Penn State was stuck in its worst ever losing streak to start a season. The seventh-year head coach hasn’t felt it quite like Illinois’ staff, which will be led by offensive coordinator ...

Franklin analyzes incoming recruits

Penn State revealed its football recruiting Class of 2021 on Wednesday afternoon which features 15 incoming players from seven states and one from Ontario, Canada. Of the 15, four are from Pennsylvania and four are from Michigan. While there’s talented scattered throughout - all are at ...

Penn State prepares for signing day

The following are the highlights of Penn State coach James Franklin’s Tuesday press conference: Saturday’s game: Vs. Illinois, 5:30 p.m. (FS1) MAIN STORYLINE With Penn State set to reveal its 2021 recruiting class with the early signing period beginning Wednesday, Franklin spoke about ...