Found January 18, 2012 on University of Illinois Athletics:
Illinois WBB Game 19 Notes | Penn State Notes | Illinois hosts the preseason Big Ten favorite Penn State Lady Lions Thursday at the Assembly Hall. Fans who bring a new pair of shoes for Samaritan's Feet will be admitted free.

PSU Trustee: 4 Grand Jury Sandusky Investigations

A member of the Penn State Board of Trustees told the CENTRE (PA) DAILY TIMES Thursday that during an official briefing last May the Trustees were told by a Penn State lawyer that Jerry Sandusky had previously been the subject of four Grand Jury investigations. (Same day Trustees claim tenured Spanier ‘fired’ he’s spotted using PSU facilities)  Penn State Board of Trustees...


Former Penn State quarterback Michael Robinson has been added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster as a fullback, it was disclosed today. He replaces John Kuhn of Green Bay, a Shippensburg alumnus, who is injured. Also on the roster is Penn Stater Tamba Hali of Kansas City, a linebacker/defensive end who will play for the AFC. Look for San Francisco 49er linebacker Navorro Bowman, also a...

#21/22 Penn State 71, Illinois 65

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PSU board meets for 1st time since firing Paterno

Penn State's trustees fired coach Joe Paterno as outrage boiled up over the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

Sandusky lawyer asks AG for info about witnesses

An attorney for a former Penn State football assistant coach accused of molesting boys has filed a request for information prosecutors have about the witnesses he could expect to see at trial.

Report: Penn St. fired Paterno over lack of action

NEW YORK (AP) -- Penn State's trustees agonized over the future of legendary football coach Joe Paterno but ultimately decided to fire the Hall of Famer in part over what they said was his failure to go to authorities with a report of alleged sexual assault of a child by an assistant coach nearly a decade ago, according to a report published Thursday in The New York Times.

CFT: Trustees agonized before firing Paterno

CFT: Several Penn State trustees sat down with the New York Times to discuss the “painful decision” to dismiss coach Joe Paterno as well as the tumultuous days after Jerry Sandusky’s indictment in early November.

Quick Hitter: PSU Visits No. 3-rated QB

Penn State was out in force in North Jersey on Thursday and stopped by Northern Valley Old Tappan High to see four-star quarterback Devin Fuller, who is ranked No. 3 in his position at Penn State. has the goods on where the Nittany Lions sit after the visit.

PSU trustees meet for interview (AP)

A group of Penn State University trustees say they decided to fire legendary football coach Joe Paterno in part because he didn't do enough after learning of an alleged child sex assault involving a former assistant. They also cited concerns Paterno couldn't effectively lead the team in the face of the scandal.

Penn State survives late to upset No. 25 Illinois

Penn St. 54, No. 22 Illinois 52

PSU board meets amid criticism over Paterno firing

Penn State's trustees fired coach Joe Paterno as outrage boiled up over how school leaders handled child sex abuse allegations against a former assistant coach.

No. 22/21 Lady Lions Fend Off Illinois, 71-65

The No. 22/21 Penn State Lady Lions (14-4, 4-2) used to gritty performance to battle a tough Illinois (6-13, 0-6) team to the end and managed to come away with the 71-65 win in Champaign Thursday night. Sophomore guard Maggie Lucas (Narberth, Pa.) was a perfect 10-for-10 from the field en route to a game-high 19 points. With the effort, Lucas surpasses the 900-point mark for her career.
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