Penn State took the field today riding the momentum of bowl eligibility, and took on a 4-6 Illinois that has only won two Big Ten games in the last three years. On paper, Penn State should have emerged from this one victorious. If only that was the case.
Penn State’s defense entered the game in the top five nationally in many statistical categories. However, when it matter most on the game’s final drive, it couldn’t finish.
Good afternoon, Penn State fans! The Nittany Lions (6-4) are now bowl eligible, and look to reach the seven win mark, taking on Illinois in Champaign, IL. This game is a must win for Illinois (4-6), who must win the team’s final two games to become bowl eligible. We will have updates throughout the game on this page, including game analysis, photos, and more. Here’s the media information you’ll need, and here’s our staff’s game predictions.
Here’s the official drinking game for today’s game vs. Illinois. Enjoy!
Morgan McIntosh’s late pin propelled the No. 5 Penn State wrestling team to a 24-12 win over No. 12 Pitt on Friday in Pittsburgh.
DJ Newbill’s buzzer-beating layup gave the basketball team a 72-71 win over Cornell.
Penn State Women’s Soccer eked out a 1-0 win Friday night over UConn in the second round of the NCAA tournament. The Nittany Lions wasted no time taking control of the match. After Kori Chapic centered a pass from outside the box, Penn State’s leading scorer Frannie Crouse headed in a cross to the back of the net for the lead in the 7th minute of the match.
A Fullington bus caught fire tonight while traveling from State College to Philadelphia on I-76, about 40 minutes outside of its destination.