The Penn State women's basketball team lost in the semifinal round of the Big Ten Tournament on Saturday, falling 68-66 to the No. 4 seed Purdue. Brittany Rayburn hit a layup with 1.6 seconds left that advances the Boilermakers to the title game and leaves Penn State waiting for the NCAA Tournament draw.
Can significant days in Penn State's academic calendar just be normal? The first day of Thanksgiving break brought the unfortunate news that Joe Paterno had lung cancer. The beginning of winter break coincided with a post-practice fight between Matt McGloin and Curtis Drake which left McGloin concussed. Now today, at the beginning of spring break, news broke that the sign for Paternoville outside Beaver Stadium was knocked down by a driver and stolen.