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Alex Bentley scored 24 points and Maggie Lucas added 19 as eighth-ranked Penn State beat No. 23 Michigan State 71-56 on Sunday to win its 18th straight home game and build a two-game lead in the Big Ten Conference.
Nikki Greene had 13 points for Penn State (20-3, 10-1), which closed the first half with a 21-7 run to take a five-point lead and opened the second half with another 21-7 run to build a 19-point margin.
Bentley continued her climb through the Penn State record books by becoming only the fourth Penn State player to make 300 steals and the fourth player in the Big Ten to score 1,500 points, record 500 assists and have 300 steals in a career.
Annalise Pickrel scored 16 points for Michigan State (18-6, 6-4).
Penn State's point total marked just the third time this season that Michigan State yielded more than 70 points. Penn State scored 76 on the Spartans in a Jan. 6 game at Michigan State (76-55). Sunday's victory marks the first time since 2003-04 season that Penn State swept the Spartans
Penn State, with 20 wins, is off to its best start since the 1999-2000 season.
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Penn State is still looking to work out a plan to play a game in Ireland in the future. Quite honestly, as one of Irish descent, I love the idea.
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The Louis Freeh report, a Penn State internal investigation lacking subpoena power, was released in summer and the results were scathing for Joe Paterno, the Paterno family and the Paterno legacy. It’ll never be the same again.
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By: Jim Hilgen
Poor Penn State.
No matter how they try, the folks in Happy Valley can not leave the shadow of the sex scandal that brought shame to that previously revered institution. The family of the school’s former head coach, the late Joe Paterno released its response to a Penn State report on the Jerry Sandusky scandal on Sunday. In an attempt to restore the coach’s good...
A new report commissioned by Joe Paterno's family challenges the conclusion by former FBI director Louis Freeh that the late Penn State coach conspired to conceal child sex abuse allegations against former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky.
An executive summary of the critique, released Sunday, said the "observations" of Paterno by Freeh in July were unfounded....
Final: Penn State 53, Nebraska 67 Damn. Damn. Damn. Damn. DAMN. Penn State has fallen to 8-15 overall, and 0-11 in the Big Ten, while Nebraska improved to 12-12 overall and 3-8 in conference play. This was Penn State’s last shot at achieving the somewhat unthinkable: getting a conference victory. It was another PATHETIC effort,…
On Sunday, the Paterno family released its response to the Freeh report in an attempt to salvage Joe Paterno’s reputation and discredit the document that came out last July.
Freeh’s report laid out some damning statements against the former Penn State head football coach. But Paterno was more than just the head football coach. He WAS Penn State. So when Freeh’s report...
After receiving an offer from Penn State recently, the safety talks about his interest in the Nittany Lions.