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Penn State

Beitz’ big win can’t help

STILLWATER, Okla. - Juniata graduate Zack Beitz, ranked no. 18 at 149, stunned the Cowboy faithful Sunday when the Nittany Lion sophomore turned a second period starting reversal into a pin of No. 4 Josh Kindig. The fall at the 3:17 mark put Penn State up 12-6.The dual however came down to a ...

Trio of Terps help hold off Penn State run

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - A three-point win on the road was enough to put a postgame smile on the face of Maryland coach Mark Turgeon. Knowing he has three go-to players to carry the Terrapins was even more comforting.Dez Wells scored 22 points, Melo Trimble had 20 and Jake Layman added 13 as ...

Spartans blank Penn State on ice

EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Penn State men's hockey team saw its eight-game unbeaten streak come to an end Friday night at Munn Ice Arena as Michigan State took a 3-0 win.Senior goaltender P.J. Musico made 31 saves as Penn State was shutout for the first time since Jan. 17, 2014, also at MSU.The ...

Powers hits 1,000 in win over PSU

UNIVERSITY PARK - The Big Ten's second-leading scorer certainly showed why as Aerial Powers scored 26 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Michigan State dropped Penn State 74-67 in at battle of conference cellar dwellers on Wednesday night at the Bryce Jordan Center.Michigan State's ...

Thompson, Russell lead OSU past Lions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Sam Thompson scored a career-high 22 points and D'Angelo Russell flirted with his second straight triple-double to lead No. 23 Ohio State past Penn State 75-55 on Wednesday night.Russell, the nation's top freshman scorer, added 17 points, six rebounds and seven assists for ...

Penn State falls to Hawkeye wrestlers

UNIVERSITY PARK - For the second straight home dual against a highly ranked opponent, the Penn State wrestling team sent the media scrambling for tiebreaker criteria in the middle of the final bout of the day.For the second straight time, it was a close loss, not a tie or criteria win that was ...

PSU finishes season sweep of Badgers

UNIVERSITY PARK - The Penn State men's hockey team extended its unbeaten streak to eight games with an impressive 4-1 victory over Wisconsin, completing the season sweep of the Badgers, Saturday afternoon at the Pegula Ice Arena.The Nittany Lions, 6-0-2 in their last eight, never trailed in a ...

Lions take out Nebraska

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Coach Patrick Chambers made it clear he didn't care that Penn State's 56-43 victory over Nebraska on Saturday turned into what he called a "rock fight."Geno Thorpe scored 14 points, Brandon Taylor 11 and Penn State was able to take advantage of Nebraska's cold shooting ...

Second half run leads Lady Lions to win

From staff reportsWEST LAFAYETTE, IND. - The Penn State Lady Lions (6-18, 3-10) used career highs from Keke Sevillian and Alex Harris to overcome a seven-point second half defecit and secure a 54-50 win over Purdue (10-13, 3-9) Sunday at Mackey Arena.With Penn State trailing 46-44 with 2:37 ...

Things changing with college recruiting

UNIVERSITY PARK - Joe Paterno used to joke that one of his first press conferences, to preview spring practice, "was probably at the Rathskeller with about three people."Suffice to say had he walked into festivities Wednesday morning on National Letter-of-Intent Day at the Lasch Football ...