Penn State had its best offensive game of the year on Saturday against a Purdue team that falls to 1-9 on the year. The Nittany Lions ran for 289 yards and five touchdowns in a 45-21 win over Purdue that was not as close as the score indicated. Here's what we can take away from the win.
There may have been a few scares along the way, but the Nittany Lions (6-4, 3-3) did what they were supposed to do against a weak Purdue team on Saturday afternoon, dominating the Boilermakers (1-9, 0-6) to the tune of a 45-21 victory. Penn State got a few things wrong, but the two things that the team certainly got right were running the football and creating turnovers.
Matt McGloin will make his first NFL start on Sunday vs. the Houston Texans.
Thanks to two goals from senior Tani Costa and a brilliant performance from the Nittany Lion defense, fourth-seeded Penn State defeated Monmouth University 3-0 under the lights at Jeffrey Field on Friday night, advancing to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
The men's hockey team dropped to 3-5-1 on the year after losing to UMass-Lowell 3-2 last night. Eric Scheid and David Goodwin were the goal scorers for the Nittany Lions.
A student died at approximately 3:43 this morning after he fell off the balcony on the ninth floor of Penn Tower, the State College Police Department confirmed.