Found March 03, 2012 on Fox Sports:
Brittany Rayburn's driving layup with 1.4 seconds left gave No. 21 Purdue a 68-66 win over No. 9 Penn State in a Big Ten tournament semifinal. Rayburn finished with 14 points, while Courtney Moses scored 21 and Antionette Howard had 13 points and a career-high 13 rebounds for the Boilermakers (23-8). Purdue outrebounded Penn State 54-32. Indianapolis native Alex Bentley led Penn State with 22 points, but she fouled out in the final minute. Nikki Greene scored 12 points and Mia Nickson added nine points and 13 rebounds for the Nittany Lions (24-6), who had won eight straight. Maggie Lucas, who scored 28 points in a regular-season win over Purdue, finished with nine. The Boilermakers advanced to play No. 24 Nebraska in the championship game Sunday. The Cornhuskers defeated No. 14 Ohio State 77-62 earlier on Saturday. Nebraska defeated Purdue 93-89 in three overtimes on Feb. 2. Bentley fouled out after pushing Rayburn on a rebound with 43.4 seconds left and Purdue leading 64-61...

Follow Friday: Nittany Lions Den staff

Every Friday some Twitter tweeters make it a habit, a ritual if you will, of sharing some of their favorite recommendations of people to follow. The entire routine has been somewhat dated and in many cases has lost the impact it once had back in its heyday of 2008. But we are going to attempt to make it a somewhat regular habit here to expand on the Follow Friday experience. To...

Icers Come From Behind Against Oklahoma, Advance to National Semifinals

Tommy Olczyk's third period goal helped Penn State stave off elimination (Photo: Thank You Terry) The No. 1 Penn State Icers overcame a 3-1 deficit on Sunday evening to knock off No. 9 Oklahoma 6-3 and advance to the semifinals of the ACHA National Tournament in Strongsville, Ohio. Penn State improves to 29-3-1 on the season. Uncharacteristically, Penn State went into the first...

2012 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament: Penn State in familiar underdog role

Penn State opens the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament on Thursday afternoon against the Indiana Hoosiers. For the Nittany Lions it will be a Big Ten record eighth time in Big Ten tournament history as the bottom seed (Northwestern is second with three bottom seeds). A tiebreaker with new member Nebraska gave the Cornhuskers the 11-seed, dropping Penn State to the 12-seed...

Somebody vandalized the Paternoville sign

 Vandals stir emotions in Penn State community Outside Penn State’s Beaver Stadium are a number of small signs, designed to mark different traditions and facts about the football program, campus and traditions that go along with Penn State football. We obviously are well aware of the emotions that have run rampant in State College in recent months, following the news of the...

Police recover Paternoville marker, expect charges

Penn State police say the ''Paternoville'' marker has been recovered, about a week after it was taken from outside the university's football stadium. A university spokeswoman said Wednesday that the sign was found in recent days, a suspect has been been identified and charges are expected. Further details were not released. A surveillance camera showed a driver...

Oversigning? Bill O'Brien seems cool with it

Our friends over at Leather Helmet Blog caught an interesting tidbit of information from the Atlanta Journal Constitution. The purpose of the AJC column was discussing Penn State's stated intentions of recruiting more from the south under Bill O'Brien. Bill O'Brien brings in a new era at Penn State. Will this change the recruiting philosophy? AP Photo....

Michigan 71, Penn State 65

Michigan escapes in State College to beat Penn State and finish the regular season with a 23-8 (13-5 Big Ten) record. Now the Wolverines turn their eyes Ohio State’s game at Michigan State as an Ohio State victory would give Michigan its first share of the Big Ten regular season title since 1986. Here’s your post game thread, full post game coverage to come.

Sickels Chooses Penn State

Red Bank Regional High (Little Silver, N.J.) defensive end Garrett Sickels ended his recruitment a tad earlier than planned when he committed to Penn State. He talked in-depth with about his decision.

Pick to Click: Michigan at Penn State

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Penn State storms back on final day of conference tournament to easily win its second-straight title. Three Lions come through with bonus points in capturing individual crowns.

Lions Pounce Early in Tourney

Get up to date on how the Penn State wrestlers have fared in Big Ten Tournament action here.

Paternoville sign vandalized

Some of you may have noticed today that the Paternoville sign outside Beaver Stadium was the victim of vandalism recently. According to Nittany Lions Den staff writer Karisa Maxwell   The sign is one of many found around the outside of Beaver Stadium, and throughout campus. The sign serves as a source for basic information about the campus and, as in this case, the traditions...

Lions' Rally Not Enough

Michigan holds on to beat Penn State in the regular-season finale at the Jordan Center.
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