If what Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said in his Tuesday press conference holds merit, then the future is as bright as ever for Penn State. “I think Penn State itself, Coach Franklin, has a football team that’s been extremely close. A lot of parallels probably with our season in 2012, losing a number of games by a total of 15 points,” Dantonio said. “Maybe four games.”
Boy, D.J. Newbill is something, isn’t he? In front of a home crowd that made its presence felt late in the game, Newbill put up 29 points to lead all scorers, while posting five rebounds, five assists, and one steal in a 78-72 victory over Akron at the Bryce Jordan Center.
The Lady Lions fell to 1-3 after falling in a back-and-forth game against St. Bonaventure on Tuesday night, 56-54. Sierra Moore led Penn State in scoring with 15 points, tying her previous career-high. Lindsey Spann added another 13 points and five assists in the last-second loss.
Organizers have scheduled a candlelight vigil for tonight at 6 p.m. at the Allen Street Gates to honor Michael Brown, the teenager whose death at the hands of police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo., has stirred national outrage.
James Franklin had a slew of topics to discuss with reporters on Tuesday at his weekly press conference, but his stance on the controversial decision to punt rather than go for it on fourth down late against Illinois, along with notes about senior day, highlighted them all.
The Eberly College of Science announced professor and head of biology Douglas Cavener its interim dean yesterday following former dean Daniel Larson’s announcement that he’ll start Ecuador’s first research university.
One Penn State student has another thing to be thankful for this Thanksgiving season — senior Ryan Henrici has been selected for the Marshall Scholarship, which gives an American college student the chance to study in the United Kingdom.
Andrew Wolverton put in one of the most remarkable goalkeeping performances you’ll ever see. However, a late blunder and a sputtering Penn State attack sent the Lions home.
Penn State (4-1) was able to outlast a second half push from USC (2-3) in today’s fifth-place matchup in the Charleston Classic, 62-59, despite leading by as much as 13 points early on.
The Penn State women’s soccer team is going to the Elite Eight after a 2-1 victory over Virginia Tech.
If Bills owner and Penn State meagdonor Terry Pegula got his way, Beaver Stadium would have played host to the Buffalo Bills-New York Jets game.
The women’s volleyball team won its 12th straight match on Saturday, a 3-0 win over Maryland.
Five third period goals capped off an 8-1 loss at the hands of the Wolverines Saturday night.
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.
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.
If you can’t find anything to do during break, try these recommendations in Philadelphia.
Despite a late three pointer by John Johnson near the end of regulation to send the game into overtime, the Nittany Lions fell to the Charlotte 49ers in the opening round of the Charleston Classic, 106-97.
If you’ve been to a home Penn State football game this November, chances are you’ve seen Devon Still’s video to fans asking fans to pledge money for Uplifting Athletes. Well, AAA has pledged $500 per Penn State touchdown to Uplifting Athletes over the course of the team’s five games during the month of November. With donations going to the Kidney Cancer Association, there’s no questioning Still’s stake in the organization outside of his interest as a former participant.
David Taylor can add another item to his impressive resume: a pair of Adidas limited edition shoes have been named after him.
A Penn State Berks professor has been named one of the Outstanding Baccalaureate College Professor of the Year. Laurie Grobman is a professor of English and women’s studies at the commonwealth campus.
Whether he wants to or not, Louis Freeh and his firm Pepper Hamilton are going to be part of the Paterno family lawsuit against the NCAA. That much was made clear today in a court order denying his motion for a protective order and stay in the lawsuit, which was joined by Penn State.