Posted October 30, 2012 on AP on Fox
Penn State guards Alex Bentley and Maggie Lucas carried the Nittany Lions to their first Big Ten championship since 2004, and conference coaches have picked them to repeat. The Lions are No. 8 in the Associated Press preseason poll after going 26-7 and reaching the NCAA regional semifinals last season. The frontcourt should be strengthened with the addition of 6-foot-6 high school star Candice Agee of Victorville, Calif. The Lions also have another premier player in transfer Dara Taylor, who set Maryland's freshman assist record in 2010-11. No. 18 Nebraska is picked second. Jordan Hooper and guard Lindsey Moore are among four returning starters. No. 19 Ohio State, led by preseason co-player of the year Tayler Hill, also is expected to contend.

Former Penn State president charged

Penn State's former president is accused of perjury, endangering children and other charges in the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal. According to online court records, charges were filed Thursday against Graham Spanier (SPAN'-yer) and two other administrators. Spanier had been the school's president for 16 years until the scandal broke a year ago and had widely been...

White house help Lions land RB recruit

  With strong family ties to Penn State, the Nittany Lions were always one of Richie Anderson’s favorites. If there were any doubts, though, Saturday night’s white house atmosphere sealed the deal. The Frederick, Md. native told Penn State coaches Sunday that he will be attending the school and enrolling in January. Anderson’s father, also Richie, was a standout...

Hurricane Sandy cancels Penn State media day

The effects of Hurricane Sandy, and the Frankenstorm are already being felt long before it made landfall on the Jersey Shore. The effects are being felt well inland- including central rural, landlocked Pennsylvania. Penn State Basketball Media Day scheduled for 2:30 p.m. today has been cancelled due to the University’s closing of the University Park Campus as of 1:10 today. It...

Urban Rap: Penn State game, Buckeye defense, Braxton Miller & more

On Monday, head coach Urban Meyer held his weekly press conference at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center. First, Meyer issues an opening statement talking about the Penn State game and his top performers before fielding questions from the media. COACH...

Photo Album: Penn State vs. Ohio State

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Bill O’Brien Big Ten Teleconference

See what the Penn State had to say when he talked with the media via conference call Tuesday. His weekly press conference at Beaver Stadium was pushed back to Wednesday.

Sandusky moved to Greene St. Prison

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is serving his child molestation prison sentence at an institution in far southwestern Pennsylvania that includes most of the state's death row inmates.

Another Sandusky Accuser Comes Forward

((HT: WHP-TV)) Forty years after the fact...and outside the whole Penn State thing... All this comes on the same day that Sandusky was transferred to a prison in Pennsylvania that houses death row inmates. He will be in protective custody, getting exercise five days a week and showers three days a week. He will be in heightened security when he is not in his cell. "...

Coach Bruce talks Penn State win, Illinois game & more

Former Ohio State head coach and mentor to Urban Meyer, Earle Bruce, talks about the Buckeyes big win on the road against Penn State, OSU’s upcoming game against Illinois and more in this week’s installment. At Ohio State, Bruce was...

Frazier On Improvement

Penn State means plenty to guard Tim Frazier, a school that he will play his last season for this year. He talks about what PSU means to him, the upcoming season and more inside.

Dillard Duo Checks out Happy Valley

Class of 2014 WR and QB made their first trip to Penn State last weekend and were impressed by what they saw. It won't be their last visit to the school.

Bill O’Brien PC Wrap's Mark Brennan and Greg Pickel give the lowdown on the Penn State coach's pre-Purdue press conference at Beaver Stadium.

OSU: Penalty Proves to be Turning Point

Penn State had control of Saturday's game vs. Ohio State until a key call went against the Lions.

2014 TE Gesicki Recaps Visits

Shore Regional (Manhawkin, N.J.) tight end Mike Gesicki took in games at Penn State, Rutgers and Auburn in the last five weeks and he spoke to FOXSportsNEXT about each experience.
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