Men’s Basketball Suffers Another Heartbreaker

Ed DeChellis’ team now sits at 0-4 in the Big Ten after losing to the Illini, 53-54, in Champaign.

The Lions outscored Illinois 28-23 in the first period, and held the lead for over ten minutes in the second, only to trip up with 1:16 left in the game. The go-ahead score was enough for the 12-5 Illini, as Penn State finished the game by missing four consecutive jumpers.

It’s looking like it might be a long year for the NIT Champions.

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Mark McColey is a Senior majoring in Advertising and Labor-Employment relations. Among his loves are Penn State Football, The Steelers, The Penguins, The Simpsons, Tina Fey, and Arrested Development.


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