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McBrayer leads Minnesota over Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) -- Dupree McBrayer scored 14 of a career-high 24 points in the second half and overtime and Minnesota beat Penn State 95-84 on Monday night.
Via AP on Yahoo
13 hours ago

Andrew Sturtz, Denis Smirnov Nominated for Hobey Baker Award

The dynamic duo of Nittany Lions are up for the Heisman of hockey. Two of Penn State’s most entertaining players are up for the most prestigious award in college hockey. For the second straight year, Andrew Sturtz and Denis Smirnov have been nominated for the Hobey Baker Memorial Award, given annually to the top player in the NCAA. Sturtz and Smirnov are among the 67 initial nominees...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
17 hours ago

Saquon Barkley nominated for Lombardi Award

Penn State running back Saquon Barkley has been named as a semifinalist for the Lombardi Award The honors continue to pile up for star running back Saquon Barkley. The Penn State junior, who officially announced his intention to enter the NFL Draft, has been named as a nominee for the Lombardi Award. Barkley is among […] Saquon Barkley nominated for Lombardi Award - Victory Bell...
Via Victory Bell Rings
19 hours ago

Baldwin Wins Two as UNC Men and Women Sweep Navy and Penn State

By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam UNC vs. NAVY vs. PENN STATE Saturday, January 13 University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill Short Course Yards Complete results TEAM SCORES Men: UNC 165.5 – Navy 129.5 | UNC 190 – Penn State 105 | Navy 189 – Penn State 111 Women: UNC 215 – Navy 80 | UNC 200 – Penn State 91 | Penn State 181 – Navy 118 The University of North Carolina Tar Heels hosted...
Via SwimSwam
23 hours ago

Meet The 2018 Class: Four-Star TE Zack Kuntz

Taking a prospect-by-prospect look at Penn State’s elite 2018 recruiting class. Although Zack Kuntz always had interest in the Nittany Lions, it was expected that the youngest Kuntz would end up out-of-state. Programs like Stanford and Notre Dame rose to the top of Kuntz’s list, with the Nittany Lions pacing third. But after James Franklin and Penn State had a turnaround season in...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
1 day ago

Penn State vs Minnesota Preview: Lions Host Struggling Gophers

Minnesota has lost three straight Big Ten games. Could the Lions make it a fourth? Penn State is coming off a hard fought win against Nebraska, and is looking to keep a streak going against a Minnesota team playing without Reggie Lynch and Amir Coffey. The Golden Gophers have lost three straight games, the last two in blowout fashion. Minnesota is not likely to see...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
1 day ago

MMQB: What was your Favorite Saquon Barkley Highlight?

How do you pick just one? Penn State’s backfield will look quite different sans Saquon Barkley in 2018, as he prepares to head to the NFL following his junior season. While Barkley’s talents will be missed, he gave us an incredible amount of memories to fill up the highlight reel during the past three years. It won’t be long until he’s making jaw-dropping plays on Sundays, but for...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
1 day ago

Penn State Football: The case for Jason Cabinda as defensive MVP

Penn State football benefited from a strong season by senior linebacker Jason Cabinda. It was known heading into the 2017 season that Jason Cabinda was going to have to be an important player for the Nittany Lions on defense. The senior linebacker didn’t disappoint. He put together a fantastic season and earned the right to […] Penn State Football: The case for Jason Cabinda as defensive...
Via Victory Bell Rings
1 day ago

WATCH: The Badgers Fall to Penn State 69-62

Via Wisconsin Badgers Athletics
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Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions look to establish winning streak and keep slim NCAA Tournament hopes alive

Penn State basketball needs a solid week to keep its hopes of a big postseason tournament alive.  As Tony Carr’s game-winning jumper swished through the cords at the Bryce Jordan Center on Friday, Penn State basketball fans breathed a little sigh of relief, knowing that the team’s slender NCAA Tournament chances live to see another […] Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions look to...
Via Victory Bell Rings
1 day ago

Penn State Football: Trace McSorley film review Akron

VBR looks back at each one of Trace McSorley’s games this past season. First up, Penn State football battles MAC opponent Akron. The one game that encapsulated Trace McSorley‘s 2017 campaign actually occurred in week one of the season against Akron. Penn State football’s dual threat, junior quarterback showed off a much-improved skill set and […] Penn State Football: Trace McSorley...
Via Victory Bell Rings
1 day ago

Wrestling Postview: #1 Penn State Destroys Michigan State 48-3

After a hard-fought scrap with #4 Michigan on Friday, Penn State bussed up to Lansing to maul Sparty. Road trip! Man, how fun was that Friday night dual at Michigan! Penn State formalized one bookend to its line of national champions by postponing 141-pounder Nick Lee’s redshirt to some future year. While at the other end, Southern Scuffle champion Shakur Rasheed continued to make...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
1 day ago

Penn State is growing into ‘Hockey Valley’

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — In the shadow of Beaver Stadium stands a sparkling rink with two sheets of ice that Terry Pegula hopes will be the incubator for the growth of hockey in Pennsylvania and across the United States. Eight years ago, Pegula and his wife, Kim, gave over $100 million to Penn State University to fund the creation of men’s and women’s Division I hockey programs...
Via MyNorthwest.com
1 day ago

Penn State Falls to Ohio State, 5-1

The Nittany Lions settled for a weekend split with the Buckeyes and saw their 11-game unbeaten streak come to an end. Much of the build up heading into the weekend centered on the opportunity Penn State had against Ohio State. With a sweep, the Nittany Lions would have planted themselves four points ahead of the Buckeyes in the Big Ten standings. While the Lions made...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
2 days ago

Wrestling Preview: No. 1 Penn State at Michigan State

After a very strong showing in Ann Arbor, the Nittany Lions head over to East Lansing for a showdown with the Spartans. The Nittany Lions didn’t wrestle their best on Friday night, but still went into Ann Arbor and won 7 of ten bouts, including four wins over top-six opponents. The swing through the mitten state continues on Sunday, when the Lions next take on MSU. Michigan State...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
2 days ago

Is Lamar Stevens Penn State Basketball’s Best Player?

The power forward has risen to the occasion in Big Ten play. Tony Carr is going to get a lot of credit for Friday night’s big overtime win against Nebraska, and I can’t blame anyone for giving it to him. The dude scored nine points in overtime, including the game-winning shot with mere seconds remaining in the 76-74 triumph. However, Penn State wouldn’t have even gotten to the extra...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
2 days ago

Penn State Wrestling Tops Michigan 25-12 and People Are Saaaaaalllty

*Shrug emoji* Cael Sanderson’s Nittany Lion wrestling team went into Ann Arbor for it’s toughest test to date against Michigan and walked out with a strong 25-12 victory. The rest of the wrestling world was bummed. Oh well. The dual started out at 125 pounds as Devin Schnupp took on Michigan true freshman Drew Martin. Despite what I felt was Schnupp best match of the season, the...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
3 days ago

Penn State Hockey Tops Ohio State 5-2

The Nittany Lions took Game One of a pivotal Big Ten series against the Buckeyes. Heading into the weekend, Penn State was well aware of the opportunity its series against Ohio State presented. The Nittany Lions sat just two points back of the Buckeyes for second place in the Big Ten standings, a status that would carry home ice advantage for at least the first two rounds...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
3 days ago

Penn State 76, Nebraska 74: Lions Prevail

Penn State blew a 16 point lead to send the game to overtime. It didn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out Penn State would struggle without Josh Reaves. Luckily, a rocket scientist wasn’t involved. Penn State and Nebraska were locked in a tight battle for the first 15 minutes of the game. The Nittany Lions built a methodical lead that ballooned as high at 16 points early in the...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
3 days ago

Penn State Basketball: Tony Carr pulls Nittany Lions past Nebraska in overtime

Penn State basketball was bailed out by its star guard in an overtime win over Nebraska Friday night.  The night started out well for Penn State basketball, as the Nittany Lions came out ready to defend their home court against the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Penn State played well in the first half and appeared well on […] Penn State Basketball: Tony Carr pulls Nittany Lions past Nebraska...
Via Victory Bell Rings
3 days ago

Carr's jumper lifts Penn State over Nebraska 76-74 in OT

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) -- Tony Carr scored nine of his 17 points, including a game-winning long jumper with three seconds left in overtime, and Penn State beat Nebraska 76-74 on Friday night.
Via AP on Yahoo
3 days ago

Penn State adds Army assistant David Corley to fill vacancy at RB coach

Former Army wide receivers coach David Corley is making his way to Penn State to fill the vacancy as running backs coach.
Via College Football Talk
3 days ago

Penn State Football: Brandon Smith leaves underrated legacy

There might be no better example of a class for Penn State football, than Brandon Smith. The senior aided the Nittany Lions when they needed it most. Reliability and consistency become undervalued qualities when people look at athletes. Sometimes those two traits mean more than anything when it comes to playing time. Penn State football […] Penn State Football: Brandon Smith leaves...
Via Victory Bell Rings
3 days ago

The MatCast Returns to Preview A Wild Weekend in Michigan

Can Penn State leave Ann Arbor with a big dual win? Penn State Wrestling heads to Michigan for a pair of duals this weekend and we’re back podcasting about those duals, the Nittany Lions’ lineup changes, and how things could play out in March. In episode 10 we discuss: Carson Kuhn joining the team at 125 What will Corey Keener give PSU at 133? Is Nick Lee bound to shed his redshirt...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
3 days ago

David Corley Jr Named Penn State Running Backs Coach

Corley will be tasked with leading a unit that’s led by former five-star recruit Miles Sanders. Penn State has filled its 10th assistant coach position, hiring David Corley Jr. to takeover as running backs coach. Corley is replacing former running backs coach Charles Huff, who followed Joe Moorhead to Mississippi State. Originally from Carolina, Corley was a four-year starter at...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
3 days ago
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