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Michigan State Hockey: Spartans unable to send seniors out with a win in loss to Penn State

The Michigan State Hockey team (6-21-3) was unable to send their seniors out with a victory as they closed their home portion of the regular season with a 4-1 loss to #11 Penn State Nittany Lions (20-8-2). “You hate to have the seniors play their last game and not have success.” stated MSU head coach Tom Anastos after the game speaking of the senior class. The Nittany Lions enforced...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Hockey: Spartans fall again to no. 11 Penn State, 4-1

Coming off a loss last night to no. 11 Penn State, the Spartans (6-20-3) host the Nittany Lions for their last home game of the season with one more chance at a home win. This will mark seniors Chris Knudson, Connor Wood, Rhett Holland, Joe Cox, William Haag, Thomas Ebbing, JT Stenglein and Justin Selep. The Spartans have currently only won two games at their home arena this season...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Completes Sweep Of Spartans, Moves Into Contention For A Big Ten Tourney Bye

The Lions got a pair of wins on the road in conference play to keep post-season hopes alive. Penn State (20-8-2) completed a much-needed sweep of Michigan State. The win solidifies the team’s chances of making the NCAA tournament as an at-large team. The Lions currently hold the No. 9 PairWise ranking. With an OSU loss to Michigan earlier in the day, the Lions move into third...
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18 hours ago

Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Continue to Struggle, Fall at Minnesota

Penn State’s struggles on the basketball court continued Saturday in Minnesota.  Saturday in Minnesota marked a continuing trend for Penn State. The Nittany Lions struggled again on the court and fell 81-71 to the Golden Gophers. The loss was the third straight for Penn State in the Big Ten Conference. Penn State trailed for the […] Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Continue...
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21 hours ago

Blocks at the Barn: Lynch, Gophers deny Penn State

MINNEAPOLIS -- Nate Mason had 16 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists, and Jordan Murphy added 16 points and 16 rebounds for the Minnesota Gophers in an 81-71 win over Penn State on Saturday. Dupree McBrayer added 15 points off the bench for Minnesota (22-7, 10-6 Big Ten) with Akeem Springs scoring 12. Reggie Lynch had nine points and set a career-high with 11 blocks as the Gophers...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Road Blocked: Minnesota 81, Penn State 71

A stretch without Mike Watkins blew the game wide open for Minnesota, and Penn State could never come back. Penn State came from dominating Purdue inside on Tuesday to being dominated themselves against Minnesota. The gophers had 15 blocks in this game, and nine of them came in the first half. The Nittany Lions started as well as you’d expect a poor shooting team to start, and...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
23 hours ago

Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Travel to Minnesota

Penn State hits the road for a rematch against the Golden Golphers The last time the Gophers and Lions met over a month ago, Penn State pulled off a two point upset in Happy Valley.  That was part of a five game losing streak for Minnesota, but since then they have been on fire, winning […] Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Travel to Minnesota - Victory Bell Rings - Victory...
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1 day ago

Michigan State Hockey: Spartans come up short against Penn State

Michigan State (6-19-3) faces vs No. 11 Penn State (18-8-2) for the final home series of the season. Penn State is 5-0-1 against MSU over the last two seasons, and they swept the Spartans 5-2 and 5-3 during their last meeting in January. Michigan State is 2-10-2 in the Big Ten, making them last in their conference while Penn State is 7-6-1, making them fourth. Penn State Freshman...
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Michigan State Hockey: Spartans squander another lead in 4-2 loss to Penn State

Going into the final home series of the season Michigan State hockey had just two opportunities to end some streaks of the bad kind. The Spartans had yet to win a home Big Ten game this season posting a 2-11-1 record overall at home. In fact since the turn of the calendar to 2017 the Spartans had failed to top any opponents other than Michigan with just two wins in 11 games. Strangely...
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Penn State Wins 4-2 Versus Michigan State To Remain In Playoff Contention

Guy Gadowsky’s squad got the win to remain in the hunt for an NCAA playoff invitation. Guy Gadowsky’s hockey team has faced its share of ups and downs since reaching the top spot in the PairWise rankings in early January. A much-needed win on the road in conference play has the team in the No. 9 spot, a secure position for an at-large invitation to the NCAA tournament....
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1 day ago

Committany Nation: Junior Day Preview

Penn State is scheduled to have some of the top 2018 and 2019 prospects on campus this weekend. The Nittany Lions are off to a hot start on their 2018 class, and they’ll look to build on that class this weekend. Let’s take a look to see who’s visiting. 2018 Visitors WR Jasiah Provillon: Good-looking athlete from New Jersey, Provillon landed his Penn State offer last...
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2 days ago

Three-Star LB Brian Asamoah Sets Commitment Date, Names Finalists

  Brian Asamoah, a three-star linebacker out of Columbus, Ohio, shared that he’s down to six schools – Penn State, UCLA, West Virginia, Pitt, Cincinnati and Michigan. Ranked as the No. 593 recruit in the 2018 class, Asamoah will announce his college choice April 21st. Rivals’ Brandon Brown says the Wolverines will have a ‘real shot here.’ The post Three-Star LB Brian Asamoah...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Success with Hyperlinking is on the Road Again

The Coaches Caravan returns after a one year hiatus In 2016 Penn State decided to cancel its Coaches Caravan, the statewide tour by some if its athletic coaches to talk Penn State sports, due in part to the state budget crisis. Not so in 2017, as it has been announced that James Franklin will be leading the Caravan through the Commonwealth from May 8th through the 11th. The coaches...
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2 days ago

Penn State Hockey Heads To Michigan State With Little To Gain, But Much To Lose

The Nittany Lions may have little to gain against the Spartans, but a poor performance may cost Guy Gadowsky’s squad a shot at the National Tournament. Prior the turn of the calendar year, it seemed like a sure bet that Penn State had locked in an at-large spot in the NCAA Tournament. Some predictions even placed the Nittany Lions as a No. 1 seed in the 16-team field in January...
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2 days ago

Penn State a Minnesota Preview: A Rematch on the Road

The Gophers come in red-hot, will they let their guard down against the Nittany Lions? I feel like a broken record writing this, but Penn State comes into this game off a heartbreaking loss in which they came just short of pulling the upset at home against a very talented Purdue team. After a few days of rest, they’re back on the road to take on the streaking Minnesota Golden...
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2 days ago

Penn State Football Recruiting: Junior Day Preview

This weekend will be a busy one in Happy Valley in terms of football recruiting Every calendar year has a few big weekends for recruiting. For each college football program these weekends vary. As for Penn State football recruiting, this weekend is one of the biggest of the year. This weekend is Penn State’s Junior Day. […] Penn State Football Recruiting: Junior Day Preview...
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2 days ago

Penn State fires women's gymnastics coach; no reason given

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Penn State women's gymnastics coach has been fired. Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour says Jeff Thompson was fired on Thursday. Two assistants will take over interim head coaching duties while the university searches for a new coach. A Penn State news release doesn't give a reason for the firing, calling it a personnel matter. The Daily Collegian...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAA reveals conference bid allocations for wrestling tournament

Penn State looks to send nine, possibly 10 wrestler to St. Louis The NCAA announced Thursday that the Big Ten would receive a total of 77 automatic qualifying bids to this year’s NCAA wrestling tournament in St. Louis. The 77 bids is over 25 percent of the 281 total auto bids and the most of any conference by far, leading the EIWA by 34. The bids for each conference by weight...
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2 days ago

Conspiracy charge added against Penn State ex-administrators

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) A judge's ruling is increasing the possible penalty that three former Penn State administrators could face if convicted of crimes for how they responded to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. Judge John Boccabella on Thursday granted a request by the attorney general's office to add a related conspiracy count to the charges of endangering the welfare...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State women’s gymnastics coach Jeff Thompson has been ‘relieved of his duties’

On Thursday, the Director of Athletics at Penn State, Sandy Barbour announced that the women’s gymnastics coach, Jeff Thompson has been fired. Thompson has been at the helm of PSU gymnastics since 2010. His wife Rachelle was an associate head coach for the Nittany Lions up until last June when she resigned. The school announced that the firing of Thompson is effective immediately...
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2 days ago

Michigan Freshman Tells Recruit Visiting PSU Wolverines Are Better

  Kwantel Raines, a four-star safety out of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, is visiting Penn State in the near future. pic.twitter.com/s5xURupBjv — Telly Mac✨ (@KwantelRaines) February 22, 2017 Donovan Jeter, a freshman early enrollee for the Wolverines, had the following reply to the four-star safety: 〽️ #GoBlue https://t.co/BQ1K61myIT — Donovan Jeter (@DonovanJeter2) February...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Football Morning Briefing: Coaches Caravan Returns, Chris Godwin Makes Tough Catches, and Other News

Take a look at the latest Penn State football news links.  The news was announced on Tuesday that the Penn State Coaches Caravan would be returning for 2017 after taking a year off. Be sure to check out the schedule of where to catch James Franklin and company. Also, according to statistics, wide receiver Chris […] Penn State Football Morning Briefing: Coaches Caravan Returns...
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3 days ago

Penn State DE Garrett Sickels To Bench Press For Charity At NFL Combine

Penn State defensive end Garrett Sickles will be using the bench press at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine to raise money for charity. Sickles is hoping to receiving pledges that will raise $250 for every rep he is able to put up in Indianapolis. The money raised will be donated to support Uplifting Athletes, which has a mission “to inspire the rare disease community with hope through...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago

Way-Too-Early Look: Penn State Football’s 2017 Schedule

The Penn State football season is still 191 days away, but let’s take an early look at what’s on the docket for the Nittany Lions in 2017. Sept. 2: Akron Penn State will start off the season like they did in 2015 — with some #MACtion. Terry Bowden’s squad went 5-7 this past season, and it’s not looking like the Zips will be dramatically improved in 2017. This should...
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4 days ago

Penn State Football Season Rewind: Nittany Lions Use Second Half to Roll Past Kent State

Penn State opened the 2016 season with a win over Kent State.  2016 turned out to be a remarkable season for Penn State. The Nittany Lions exceeded expectations and finished with 11 wins, including a Big Ten Championship and a berth in the Rose Bowl. With so much success, it makes since to relive every […] Penn State Football Season Rewind: Nittany Lions Use Second Half to Roll...
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4 days ago
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