Day: November 14, 2014
The men’s basketball team won its season opener against Morgan State, 61-48. Freshman Shep Garner scored 14 points in his debut.
It was unmistakably the longest Board of Trustees meeting in recent memory, but few could say the nearly five hours spent at the Penn Stater Friday afternoon were anything but exhausting. To recap about every inappropriate comment, every snicker, and every interruption — from the audience and trustees alike — would be a monumental task, but there were two central takes that came out of today’s circus of a meeting: a compromised governance reform package finally passed and Penn State tabled discussions about potentially joining Jake Corman’s lawsuit against the NCAA.
It’s no April Fool’s joke — former NBA superstar Magic Johnson will speak at Penn State on April 1 as part of the Schreyer Honors College’s Shaping the Future Summit and SPA’s Distinguished Speaker Series.
Today, the NCAA responded by putting up a new page on its website aimed at clarifying the Penn State consent decree, calling the last two weeks of hits a “misleading impression,” daring the lawsuit brought by State Senator Jake Corman to trial.
Matt Sandusky’s foundation, the Peaceful Heart Foundation has recently partnered with Darkness to Light. Together, the two aim to encourage victims to come forward and educate about the dangers of child sex abuse.
Here’s everything you’ll need to know about the upcoming Penn State basketball season.