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The Penn State Icers received 26 out of a possible 37 first place votes in the final American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) poll, locking up the No. 1 overall seed at the National Tournament in Cleveland in March. Penn State, which still has two games left to play, is 25-3-1 so far on the season.
This will be the first year that the ACHA National Tournament will feature a 20-team field. Last year it included only 16 teams, but during the league meetings in Naples, Florida in June, 4 more teams were added. The single-elimination format will stay the same, with the top 12 seeds receiving byes in the first round. The change comes at a cost however, as there will be no more consolation games for teams that lose on the first day.
The Icers will play their first game on Saturday, March 3 at 5 p.m. Penn State will take on the winner of No. 6 Rutgers vs. No. 17 West Virginia, both teams that the Icers played this season. They first knocked off Rutgers twice, 13-2 on December 2 and ...
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In the Big Ten, Penn State is dead last in attendance. The Nittany Lions average about 7,000 but if you ever watched one of their home games on television, you’ll see lots of empty seats in the lower bowl; to the point that it looks like they have 700 fans. And they’re missing out too! And a bonafide NBA draft prospect in point guard Tim Frazier. Well, we’re here to make sure...
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The Pennington (N.J.) School offensive lineman Jordan Page picked up his first offer Tuesday when Temple came calling, and it may just be the start. He is heading to Penn State for junior day and he spoke about his recruitment with Scout.com.
The redshirt freshman forward comes up big when it matters as Penn State beats Iowa to win its second straight game.
Maggie Lucas scored 28 points and No. 12 Penn State maintained its Big Ten lead by defeating No. 17 Purdue 74-63 Thursday night. It was the fifth straight win for the Lady Lions (21-5, 11-3), who have two home games remaining -- against No. 9 Ohio State, which trails Penn State by a half-game, and Minnesota -- before the Big Ten tournament begins March 1 in Indianapolis.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Coach Bill O'Brien's five-year deal with Penn State calls allows for the two sides to agree to an extension by 2016, or the year before his contract is up.
A former Penn State vice president wants a judge to throw out charges he lied to a grand jury investigating former football assistant coach Jerry Sandusky and didn't properly report suspected child abuse.
The No. 12/17 Penn State Lady Lions (20-5, 10-3) close out the road portion of their non-conference schedule when they visit Purdue (19-6, 9-3) in a critical Big Ten matchup Thursday at 6 p.m. The game will be televised on the Big Ten Network with Tom Hart and Mary Murphy describing play. This is the only meeting of the season between the Lady Lions and the Boilers.
Penn State football coach Joe Paterno will be remembered at a memorial service arranged by Harrisburg-area alumni. The late coach's son Scott is scheduled to speak on behalf of the family at Wednesday afternoon's memorial at the Cathedral Parish of Saint Patrick in Harrisburg. Former Penn State players are also expected to attend.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A former Penn State vice president wants a judge to throw out charges he lied to a grand jury investigating former football assistant coach Jerry Sandusky and didn't properly report suspected child abuse.
Penn State football coach Joe Paterno will be remembered at a memorial service arranged by Harrisburg-area alumni.
Special Olympics of Pennsylvania has received about $80,000 in donations in memory of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.