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Penn State

Record turnout to see Nittany Lions romp

PISCATAWAY, N.J. - A record crowd of 6,071 turned out to the Rutgers Athletic Center on Friday night to watch their Scarlet Knights take on four-time defending NCAA champion Penn State.While the savvy fans didn't get what they wanted - a victory - they did get a barometer of just how far their ...

Penn State claws back for tie, drops shootout

UNIVERSITY PARK - For the fourth straight time, Penn State and Michigan State played to a game that was decided by less than a goal in a 2-2 tie in Friday night's men's hockey game at Pegula Ice Arena.David Goodwin scored the equalizer with less than eight minutes remaining in regulation to ...

‘409’ more than a number to PSU fans

STATE COLLEGE - It's certainly not just any number.The 409 figure so closely associated with Joe Paterno has never been just a number to the late coach's legions of fans and former players.Now that all of Paterno's major-college record 409 wins will be recognized by the NCAA, Penn State fans ...

Students rally at Penn State, happy Paterno gets vacated wins back

STATE COLLEGE (AP) - Hundreds of Penn State students rallied and marched Friday to celebrate the career of late football coach Joe Paterno and the NCAA's agreement to restore 112 team victories deducted amid the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.About 300 people gathered outside the ...

Maybe Joe will get his statue back, too

Feckless, arrogant, self-aggrandizing, inept - if you needed just one episode to illustrate everything wrong about Mark Emmert's tenure as NCAA boss, he just handed it over, tied up with a bow.No matter how Emmert and his lawyers try to spin it, the settlement announced Friday in the Penn State ...

No. 17 Nebraska thumps Lady Lions 73-45

From staff reportsLINCOLN, NEB.- Candice Agee had a near double-double with 13 points and eight rebounds, but the Penn State Lady Lions (3-14, 0-6) fell to No.17/15 Nebraska (13-3, 3-2), 73-45, Thursday night.Agee was 6-for-12 from the field on the way to her 13-point performance. It was the ...

Hoosiers’ late charge stuffs Nittany Lions

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Freshman Robert Johnson scored 20 points and Troy Williams added 15 as Indiana held off Penn State 76-73 on Tuesday.The Hoosiers (13-4, 3-1 Big Ten) have won two straight but had to survive a replay review on Brandon Taylor's 3-pointer that would have forced overtime. ...

PSU suspends Johnson

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State officials say guard John Johnson has been suspended from Penn State's basketball team for conduct inconsistent with team standards.The school announced the suspension Monday.Johnson is averaging 7.4 points and just over 20 minutes per game for the Nittany ...

Lady Lions fall to Rutgers, now 3-15 on the season

From staff reportsUNIVERSITY PARK - In their first meeting as Big Ten foes, the Penn State Lady Lions (3-13, 0-5) couldn't overcome the high-pressure No.24/23 Rutgers (12-4, 3-2) defense in their 71-51 setback on Saturday at the Bryce Jordan Center.Freshman Lindsey Spann led the way for the ...

Penn State knocks off Buckeyes

From staff reportsUNIVERSITY PARK - Less than 18 hours a stinging 5-4 overtime defeat, the Penn State men's hockey team used a three-point showing from Eric Scheid and a 35-save performance from Eamon McAdam to defeat Ohio State, 4-1, Saturday afternoon at Pegula Ice Arena in front of 5,898 ...