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Penn State tops Spartans in shootout

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — Little by little over the last three games, Penn State has come closer to being the team coach James Franklin thought he’d have before the season began. A come-from-behind, 39-24 win over Michigan State on Saturday is evidence enough for Franklin to know the Nittany ...

Rudel: Nittany Lions’ leadership and resiliency shining in past three weeks

There are many reasons for the Nittany Lions three-game win streak that they’re riding into Big Ten “Championship Week.” But the biggest is internal leadership. While most watching from the outside of Penn State?s program believe the players have sacrificed enough and are fine with ...

PSU falls in tough Big Ten matchup

From staff reports ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The Penn State men’s basketball team (3-2, 0-1) fell 62-58 in a tightly contest matchup to undefeated Michigan (6-0, 1-0) on Sunday, December 13. The Big Ten opener went down to the wire in the Crisler Center as the Nittany Lions overcame a nine-point ...

Penn State downs Sun Devils, 5-4 in overtime

From staff reports UNIVERSITY PARK – It was deja‘ vu at Pegula Ice Arena on Sunday afternoon as sophomore Connor McMenamin raced down the leftwing and into the Arizona State zone on an odd-man rush in overtime and like his classmate Connor MacEachern did two nights prior, the second-year ...

Penn State prepares for season finale

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — Sean Clifford is grateful that the faces he’s been able to see and interact with in person have stayed close this season. Penn State’s quarterback realizes many of them, like himself, weren’t used to losing and could’ve jumped ship, as others across the country ...

Rudel: Despite season struggles, PSU should be proud of health protocols

With all the uncertainty that has surrounded this year, college football’s goal was really pretty simple: Just get the season in. And for the Nittany Lions, by approximately 3:30 p.m. today, that season will be in. Or should be. The entire Penn State athletic program deserves a ton of ...

Penn State upsets No. 20 Arizona State in OT

From staff reports UNIVERSITY PARK – Sophomore Connor MacEachern sent an absolute snipe over the right shoulder of Arizona State goaltender Evan DeBrouwer with just over a minute remaining in overtime to lead Penn State to a 3-2 victory over the 20th-ranked Sun Devils in non-conference ...

Brockington powers PSU past VT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — How impressive was Penn State’s performance Tuesday night? The Nittany Lions’ leading scorer for the season did not manage a point — and they still rolled by 20. Izaiah Brockington had a career-high 24 points and Penn State dominated on both ends of the court ...

Nittany Lions feeling emotional void

Following are the highlights of James Franklin’s Tuesday press conference: Saturday’s game: vs. Michigan State, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN) MAIN STORYLINE Franklin spoke at length about the sacrifices the program has made in order to play a football season during a global pandemic. An ...

Pirates overcome slow start, top PSU in OT

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State men’s basketball team came out of the gate red hot on Sunday night, building a substantial 19-point lead on a barrage of 3-pointers and a stellar performance from Seth Lundy. The lead held firm at eight points entering the final two minutes and it seemed ...