It’s the first time the Nittany Lions have reached the national semifinals since 2014 — falling in the Sweet 16 each of the last two years.
Author Steve Connelly
Dating back to 1981, the two schools have met 30 times leading up to Thursday night’s clash. Nebraska leads the series 20-10, with six-straight wins coming against the Nittany Lions. The Cornhuskers own a 7-3 edge in NCAA Tournament meetings, but Penn State has taken the only two matchups in the Final Four.
Long before it became the record holder for NCAA Volleyball Championships, the team appeared to have another adoring fan — Whitney Houston.
“Barkley is a lights-out athlete with a great lower body and quick feet who shows tremendous balance,” Kiper wrote.
Once thought to be the potential successor to Joe Paterno, Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano is the forgotten story behind Penn State football’s head coaching searches.
The Block O, the Buckeyes’ student section, tweeted Tuesday for fans to “#BlackoutTheShoe.”
The game in East Lansing will likely be Penn State’s third consecutive matchup against a top 25 opponent with the Spartans currently ranked No. 16 in the AP Poll, posting a 6-1 record through eight weeks of the season.
Ahead of this clash with the Wolverines, here’s all the media and miscellaneous information you’ll need:
Everything reads like this will be a memorable battle, but our staff sees the Nittany Lions rolling past the Wolverines on Saturday night.
UPUA met Wednesday night to provide an update to the Tobacco-free university recommendation, swear in Judicial Board members, and vote on a collaboration for Breast Cancer awareness.
After a week of voting from five finalists, the Class Gift Committee revealed the three gifts the 2018 Class Gift will fund Wednesday afternoon in the HUB.
To reach the top spot, which it hasn’t secured in 20 years, Penn State needs to surpass one more team — the Alabama Crimson Tide. Take a more in-depth look at each team’s schedule, and the path Penn State faces to No. 1.
“Over the last two days we have worked with ESPN to finalize a set location and are excited to announce the show will originate on the lawn of our iconic Old Main, which we think will make for a memorable setting for everyone who attends and the ESPN audience,” Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour said.
The Nittany Lions were most recently the AVCA Poll’s No. 1 in November of 2015. After a 17-1 start to the season, Penn State jumped Florida for the top spot.
Saquon Barkley is making appearances everywhere these days — end zones across the Big Ten, every news outlet from coast-to-coast, my dreams, and, apparently, pumpkin patches.
Julius, who left the program this summer after two seasons with the Nittany Lions, announced on Twitter that he’ll be at the White Out game against Michigan on Saturday.
“As far back as I can go, when I meet a Penn State player, of all the schools out there that I’ve covered, the Penn State player is the most consistent.”
For the first time since 2009, ESPN announced that it will bring College GameDay to Happy Valley on October 21 for the White Out game against Michigan.
Hardy was involved in a post-practice fight where he landed punches on a freshman who was eventually taken to the hospital, diagnosed with a concussion after having a seizure.
Forget 107k strong. The highest total in Beaver Stadium history came in 2002 with a mark of 110,753 against Nebraska. Is that possible to repeat? If Franklin has his way: absolutely.
Penn State is working to eliminate the amount of litter that is left behind at tailgates and help tailgaters better utilize the sorted bags for recycling and trash during the next few weeks of the season.
Brosnahan plays for Cox Mill High School in Concord, NC. According to his Hudl page, he averaged 44.4 yards per punt on 65 punts during his junior season. Kohl’s Kicking Camps rate him as the 75th best punter in the Class of 2018.
Curley, Graham Spanier, and Gary Schultz are all currently not in jail after serving (or in Spanier’s case appealing) their sentences on child endangerment charges from the Sandusky scandal.
ESPN’s College GameDay hasn’t “come to our city” since the Nittany Lions took on Iowa in 2009, but that eight-year wait should be over soon.
Big-time ice cream guy Rece Davis is all about stopping at the Creamery prior to the White Out game.