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Ohio State gets 7th win in a row, tops the Lions

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — E.J. Liddell scored 17 of his 23 points in the first half and No. 4 Ohio State outlasted Penn State 92-82 on Thursday night. Duane Washington scored 21 points and C.J. Walker added 13 for the Buckeyes (18-4, 12-4 Big Ten), who used a 15-0 run midway through the second ...

Success of Penn State freshmen no surprise

UNIVERSITY PARK — Some people might have been surprised by Penn State freshmen Robbie Howard and Carter Starocci pulling off upset wins Sunday against veteran Michigan wrestlers in an 18-13 win. Nittany Lion Coach Cael Sanderson wasn’t among them. “We know they’re winners. They know ...

Penn St. tops No. 2 Michigan in meet

ANN ARBOR, Mich—No. 3 Penn State used key wins from two freshmen to help engineer an 18-13 upset win over No. 2 Michigan on Sunday at the Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the 200th coaching win for the Nittany Lions’ Cael Sanderson. True freshman Robbie Howard and redshirt freshman ...

The Nittany Lions continue to weather challenging season

UNIVERSITY PARK — With 10 days left in its regular season and less than a month before the Big Ten tournament, the No. 3 Penn State wrestling team is still searching for answers. When will it wrestle its next dual meet? Can the Nittany Lions who will be wrestling in the postseason get to ...

Nittany Lions hang tough early, Indiana rolls in 2nd half

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The Penn State women’s basketball team saw its four-game winning streak come to an end Wednesday afternoon as #15 Indiana used a strong second half to claim a 90-65 win in Big Ten action at Assembly Hall. Senior Niya Beverley led Penn State with a season-best 16 ...

Nittany Lions fall to Michigan State in tough Big Ten battle

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The Nittany Lions had three 3-point attempts miss the mark in the final 50 seconds of Tuesday’s game that nearly gave them a one-point lead over Michigan State in East Lansing. Penn State (7-9, 4-8) second half comeback fell just short as Michigan State (10-7, 4-7) was ...

Penn State’s offense runs wild in fourth-straight win

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State women’s basketball team scored its most points against a Big Ten opponent in nearly 20 years Sunday afternoon as the Lady Lions picked up their fourth-straight win with a dominant 98-74 victory against Wisconsin in Big Ten action at the Bryce Jordan ...

Big Ten announces changes to the 2021 football schedule

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Big Ten announced changes to its 2021 football schedule on Friday. Penn State’s open date will now be Oct. 16. It previously had been slated for Oct. 2. The changes were made to adjust sites that were necessitated by the coronavirus changes in 2020. The Nittany ...

Penn State holds off Maryland, 55-50

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — Izaiah Brockington had 13 points, John Harrar added nine points and 12 rebounds, and Penn State beat Maryland 55-50 on Friday night. Jamari Wheeler added 11 points for the Nittany Lions (7-8, 4-7 Big Ten), including a pair of free throws that capped the scoring with ...

Lions roll Badgers for third victory

Now that the No. 4 Penn State wrestling team has shaken off the rust, many must be thinking, “How good are the Nittany Lions going to be with a 125-pounder?” Penn State spotted No. 17 Wisconsin a 6-0 lead Tuesday when it forfeited at 125 pounds, but the Nittany Lions reeled off nine ...