Penn State fell to Ole Miss in the championship game of the Barclays Center Classic, 79-76, on Saturday night in Brooklyn.
Monthly Archives: November, 2013
Sometimes they say that you should save the best for last. Against the No. 15 Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday afternoon in Madison, the Penn State Nittany Lions did just that, pulling off a 31-24 upset win in the final game of the season to finish 7-5. For what seems like the first time all year, the team put together a complete game, succeeding on both offense and defense against one of the best teams in the conference and the nation to end the 2013 season on a high note with a shocking upset.
The Lady Lions have joined the men’s basketball team in advancing to the championship games of their respective Thanksgiving weekend tournaments. Currently ranked 14th in the nation, the Lady Lions faced off against Oregon State last night in Freeport, a town on the island of Grand Bahama, defeating the Beavers 61-56 in the first round of the four-team Junakajoo Jam Championship tournament.
Good morning from Camp Randall Stadium, where the Penn State Nittany Lions (6-5, 3-4) are set to face the Wisconsin Badgers (9-2, 6-1) this afternoon. Penn State enters the final game of the season coming off of a tough 23-20 overtime loss to the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Senior Day at Beaver Stadium last Saturday. We have all of the media information and coverage you need for today.
Penn State (6-1) picked up its most impressive win so far this season, knocking off St. John’s (4-2) in an absolute thriller in the Barclays Center Classic in Brooklyn.
Penn State’s roller coaster season comes to a close tomorrow afternoon against Wisconsin (9-2, 6-1) at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison. The Badgers are almost certainly the second toughest opponent that Penn State (6-5, 3-4) has faced this season, trailing only National Title-contender Ohio State.
Penn State students and community members alike will gather on Sunday to celebrate the sixth night of Chanukah by lighting the State College grand menorah. It’s the thirteenth annual public menorah lighting ceremony, but the first to be held in front of Old Main.
It’s almost time for the final football Saturday for the Penn State Nittany Lions (6-5, 3-4). The team will take on the No. 15 Wisconsin Badgers (9-2, 6-1) tomorrow afternoon at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison. The Badgers boast the fifth-best defense and the eighth-best running attack in the nation entering Saturday’s regular season-ending matchup. Here are our staff predictions for tomorrow’s 3:30 p.m. kickoff.
On November 29, 1969, 22-year-old Penn State student Betsy Aardsma was murdered in the stacks of Pattee Library. Exactly forty-four years later and the mystery has never been solved.
No. 2 women’s volleyball beat Ohio State in straight sets to win the Big Ten Championship last night in Columbus. With the win, the Nittany Lions now have 16 conference titles in program history and 11 in the last 10 years.
Penn State goalkeeper Andrew Wolverton has been nominated for the Soccer News Net College Boot award, which recognizes the Player of the Year in NCAA Men’s Soccer.
With the exception of Ohio State, Wisconsin (9-2, 6-1) is the best football team that the Nittany Lions (6-5, 3-4) will face this season. It doesn’t help matters that the game will take place in Madison at Camp Randall Stadium, where the Badgers have only lost one game over the last three seasons. With the final football game of the season approaching, let’s take a look at the five keys to beating Wisconsin.
Penn State has had a long-standing tradition of sending quality players to the NFL, and the 2013 season is no exception. Highlighted by stellar performances from linebacker Paul Posluszny and NaVorro Bowman, as well as quarterback Matt McGloin, former Nittany Lions are making their presence felt around the league.
Tim Frazier, D.J. Newbill, and Allen Roberts combined to score 51 points and propel Penn State to an 84-52 blowout of Monmouth University.
The Penn State Student-Athlete Advisory Board (or SAAB) is hosting an online auction to raise money for THON, selling 24 items that would interest just about any Penn State sports fan. The auction runs until Tuesday, December 10 at 3 p.m., so there’s plenty of time to get your hands on some Nittany Lions memorabilia, but the prices are going up quickly.
Every time someone links back to a Penn State website, they are technically violating an actual Penn State policy. I don’t think Penn State knows how the Internet works.
According to a “High Five” feature on the NCAA website, Penn State has the second most iconic uniforms in the country. The Nittany Lions trail only Notre Dame and come in ahead of Alabama, USC, and Michigan.
We don’t need a survey to tell us how great State College is, but I’m certainly happy to have one. The American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) released its 2013-2014 college town rankings this weekend, and once again, Penn State came in third.
College football’s 2013 Biletnikoff Award final ballot was released yesterday. Notably absent was Penn State’s Allen Robinson. While the other three candidates are all excellent wide receivers, Robinson may be better.
Penn State’s mission to the moon, the Lunar Lion, has booked its 2015 flight to space.
The novelty of being home for Thanksgiving is guaranteed to wear off around the seventh hour of your Netflix marathon. So, if you’re one of the millions of Penn Staters from “outside of Philadelphia,” here are a few things to ward off the Thanksgiving boredom.
Second-year medical student Johnna Mahoney is competing tonight on “Jeopardy!” — one of the world’s most popular quiz shows, hosted by Alex Trebek.
Pennsylvania residents interested in attending Penn State Dickinson School of Law got some incredible news this morning. The university announced a new grant program — called the Commonwealth Scholars program — which will provide in-state students a $20,000 renewable grant to attend Penn State Law.
Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg added another accolade to his impressive freshman campaign today, winning his fourth Big Ten Freshman of the Week award this season.
For the second straight year, average attendance for Penn State football games was the fifth highest in the nation. The team averaged 96,587 fans at home this year, which is slightly down from 2012, when 96,730 on average came to see the team play.
Brittany Hicks and Chris Carmody came up with the idea of writing an original song about THON when the two were selected as Mr. and Mrs. PR for the Mr. and Mrs. THON Pageant. “Diamonds In The Air,” which features Carmody playing the guitar and rapping and Hicks singing, was a combined effort between the two earlier in the semester.
The men’s soccer team kept its hopes of winning a national championship alive on Sunday, edging 10th-seeded UC Santa Barbara 1-0 thanks to a late second half goal. It was a physical battle, with the two teams collectively amassing 37 fouls and six cards, but Nittany Lions freshman Connor Maloney was the only player to find the back of the net in the game.