Penn State fell to Ole Miss in the championship game of the Barclays Center Classic, 79-76, on Saturday night in Brooklyn.
Sometimes they say that you should save the best for last. Against the No. 15 Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday afternoon in Madison, the Penn State Nittany Lions did just that, pulling off a 31-24 upset win in the final game of the season to finish 7-5. For what seems like the first time all year, the team put together a complete game, succeeding on both offense and defense against one of the best teams in the conference and the nation to end the 2013 season on a high note with a shocking upset.
The Lady Lions have joined the men's basketball team in advancing to the championship games of their respective Thanksgiving weekend tournaments. Currently ranked 14th in the nation, the Lady Lions faced off against Oregon State last night in Freeport, a town on the island of Grand Bahama, defeating the Beavers 61-56 in the first round of the four-team Junakajoo Jam Championship tournament.
Good morning from Camp Randall Stadium, where the Penn State Nittany Lions (6-5, 3-4) are set to face the Wisconsin Badgers (9-2, 6-1) this afternoon. Penn State enters the final game of the season coming off of a tough 23-20 overtime loss to the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Senior Day at Beaver Stadium last Saturday. We have all of the media information and coverage you need for today.
Penn State (6-1) picked up its most impressive win so far this season, knocking off St. John's (4-2) in an absolute thriller in the Barclays Center Classic in Brooklyn.
Penn State's roller coaster season comes to a close tomorrow afternoon against Wisconsin (9-2, 6-1) at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison. The Badgers are almost certainly the second toughest opponent that Penn State (6-5, 3-4) has faced this season, trailing only National Title-contender Ohio State.