Penn State hockey, with a win over No. 14 Vermont at the Wells Fargo Center Saturday afternoon, moves to 5-7 in D-1 play at NHL rinks and 2-1 this season against ranked opponents.
Penn State basketball lost in the final seconds to Illinois, 60-58. D.J. Newbill scored 20 points.
The men’s volleyball team finally got off the schneid on Friday night, beating Mount Olive in straight sets to claim their first victory in seven games to start off the season.
After dropping a close home meet last weekend to top-ranked Minnesota, the wrestling team got back on track with a 19-15 win over Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Despite an ice cold first half from D.J. Newbill, Penn State was able to hold on down the stretch and pick up back-to-back conference wins for the first time all season, edging Minnesota 63-58.
Despite a 20-3 second half run and a career performance by sophomore Peyton Whitted, the Lady Lions fell on the road Wednesday night against Minnesota 75-64 in Minneapolis.
Penn State basketball proved it could win a close game without big games from its best players, with four key contributors matching or setting career marks in scoring.
Once again, Sam Ficken will be honored for his illustrious senior season as he participates in the Quicken Loans All-Star Challenge. The event is Jan. 30 at 6 p.m. on ESPN2.