Big 10 Basketball Preview: #11 Penn State

Now Tim Frazier, like Talor Battle is gone.  The next version may have just arrived in University Park (more on him later) but for now at least the cupboard isn't totally bare as the Nittany Lions bring back an all-league player (I assume, I didn't look this up) in D.J. Newbill, the second leading returning scorer in the conference at 17.8 points per game.  Newbill doesn...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Celtics Sign Penn State’s Tim Frazier, Two Others To Camp Roster

The Boston Celtics have filled out their training camp roster with a few little-known invitees who will most likely be auditioning for D-League roles. Tim Frazier, who went undrafted out of Penn State, will join the Celtics for camp, according to the PSU basketball program’s Twitter account. He will be accompanied by Rodney McGruder and Christian Watford, both of whom went undrafted...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics invite former Penn State point guard Tim Frazier to training camp

The twitter account for Penn State's basketball team sent out this message last night:Congrats to @psufraz23 on joining the #Celtics for training camp. Way to stay #relentless!— Penn State Hoops (@PennStateMBB) August 19, 2014Tim Frazier is a 6'1" point guard who averaged 14.9 points and 5.4 assists per game as a fifth-year senior for the Nittany Lions last season...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Sam Thompson swats Tim Frazier’s shot, ball travels 3/4 length of the court afterwards

Sam Thompson undoubtedly has some of the best hops in college basketball and he showed that on Thursday night. In a loss at Penn State, Thompson rose up to swat Tim Frazier so strongly that the ball traveled 3/4 the length of the court before a Nittany Lion retrieved the ball. An NBA team is probably going to wind up using a second-round pick on the 6’7” junior just off of his...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn St holds off No. 22 Ohio St 65-63 for sweep

Penn State coach Patrick Chambers didn't think it was the matchup or the fact that it was Senior Night that allowed his Nittany Lions to beat Ohio State again. No, it was something more basic. ''I think we were mad,'' Chambers said, emphasizing that his team had been thumped by Iowa and Nebraska in its previous two games. ''It just happened to be Ohio...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Penn State Fans Rush The Court After Huge Upset Win Over Ohio State

Penn State basketball doesn’t have a ton of big pelts to hang on the wall, but they picked up a pretty big upset tonight, knocking off No. 22 Ohio State 65-63.  Guards DJ Newbill and Tim Frazier combined for 39 points in the win. Penn State took the lead on a Geno Thorpe free throw with 6:38 remaining in the game, and relied on some stingy defense to hold on to the tight lead...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Frazier beats Indiana at the Buzzer

Penn State is a couple of close losses away from being a pretty good team. While this week they won a close game at Indiana. As Tim Frazier had a nasty crossover and laid in the lay up to give the Nittany Lions the 1 point victory check out the shot below. Follow me on twitter @ScottBasketball  http://twitter.com/#!/ScottBasketballAlso like the Roundballchat site on facebook. http...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn State cannot complete the upset vs. Iowa

[Photo: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports] The Penn State Nittany Lions led the 16th ranked Iowa Hawkeyes 33-31 at the half. That would be all she wrote for Penn State as the Hawkeyes would take control and go on to an 82-70 victory. A win today for the Nittany Lions would make their week complete as they defeated Indiana earlier this week 66-65 on a Tim Frazier game winning layup. Regardless...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn St. rallies late to beat Indiana 66-65

Tim Frazier scored on a driving layup with 6.1 seconds to go Wednesday night, capping a remarkable rally to give Penn State a 66-65 victory at Indiana. Frazier finished with 14 points as the Nittany Lions (13-12, 4-8 Big Ten) ended a two-game losing streak and defeated Indiana for the first time since March 2011. Kevin ''Yogi'' Ferrell led the Hoosiers with 16 points...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Frazier crosses up Yogi Ferrell, scores game-winning layup to beat Indiana

Penn State was losing by 11 with 3:19 left in Wednesday night’s game, but thanks to a 13-1 run and Tim Frazier, the Nittany Lions got their 4th Big Ten win of the season. Frazier, who’s second on the team in PPG with 16.2, crossed over a great defender in Yogi Ferrell and then finished at the rim with a beautiful lay-in. This Indiana loss is particularly surprising since just...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn State beats Purdue 79-68

D.J. Newbill, Tim Frazier and Brandon Taylor combined for 52 points as Penn State defeated Purdue 79-68 on Sunday for its third straight victory. The Nittany Lions (12-10, 3-6 Big Ten) got 19 points from Newbill, 18 from Frazier and 15 from Taylor. Taylor scored nine points down the stretch, enough to keep Purdue at arm's length. Despite committing some late turnovers that...
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February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn St.-Ohio St. Preview

A victory before a five-day break has Ohio State feeling better about itself. The No. 24 Buckeyes have to like their chances of winning again given who their next opponent is. Ohio State has captured 18 straight meetings with Penn State, which enters Wednesday night's matchup having dropped 20 of its last 21 Big Ten road games. The Buckeyes (16-4, 3-4) had the weekend off after...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn State tops Nebraska 58-54

It wasn't pretty and it wasn't easy, but Penn State finally managed its first Big Ten Conference win of the season. D.J. Newbill scored 16 points to lead the Nittany Lions past Nebraska 58-54 Thursday night at the Bryce Jordan Center. After several near misses, including a loss to Purdue Saturday in which the Nittany Lions led by three with 16 seconds to go but lost at...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Indiana keeps Penn State winless in Big Ten, 79-76

Noah Vonleh scored a career-high 19 points, Yogi Ferrell added 15 and Indiana held off Penn State 79-76 on Saturday. The Hoosiers (11-5, 1-2 Big Ten) trailed by as many as 15 early before rallying by the reeling Nittany Lions (9-8, 0-4) in the second half. Indiana took the lead for good on a 3-pointer from the corner by Austin Etherington with 1:22 left and made six straight free...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Illinois vs Penn State Basketball Preview: The “In-Between” Game

Penn State comes into Champaign on Saturday for a battle against the Fighting Illini on the 25th Anniversary Celebration for “The Flyin’ Illini” team. [RELATED: 25 Year "Flyin' Illini" Anniversary Celebration Set] The Nittany Lions come in at 9-5 overall and their five losses have been to tough teams in Ole Miss, Bucknell, Pittsburgh, Princeton and Michigan State...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn State downs Duquesne 68-59

Reserve Allen Roberts had 15 points and D.J. Newbill added 13 points as Penn State won for the sixth time in its past eight games, 68-59 against Duquesne on Wednesday night. All-Big Ten point guard Tim Frazier had a career-high 13 assists along with 11 points for the Nittany Lions (8-3), who won despite having only 10 free-throw attempts as compared to the Dukes' 34. Ovie Soko...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Penn State guard D.J. Newbill has major NBA Draft potential

Penn State redshirt junior guard D.J. Newbill has the potential to be an NBA draft pick. So everyone in and around State College, Pa. had better take a collective deep breath and make sure to calm down so no one goes into cardiac arrest. Yes, I did write that Penn State guard D.J. Newbill could get drafted. It doesn’t make much sense to me, because all Penn State athletics is known...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Penn State beats Marshall 90-77

Ross Travis scored 20 points and Donovan Jack's 18 points, seven blocked shots and seven rebounds enabled Penn State to race past Marshall 90-77 on Saturday. D.J. Newbill scored 17 points while Brandon Taylor and Tim Frazier each added 10 as the Nittany Lions rebounded after back-to-back losses to Mississippi and Pittsburgh. The Nittany Lions (7-3) have scored 70 points in...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Working Through Penn State

I thought it would be a good game. I did not expect Pitt to shoot 28% in the first half. Thank goodness Pitt was hitting free throws (yeah, that’s still taking some getting used to). Before the game, I said that Penn State was essentially a two-man team in Tim Frazier and D.J. Newbill. Boy, were they ever. The two were a combined 15-30 shooting along with 13-16 on free throws for...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh pulls away from Penn State 78-69

Talib Zanna scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half and Pittsburgh pulled away late for a 78-69 victory over Penn State in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. James Robinson added 10 points for Pitt (8-0), including consecutive fast break layups with less than 3 minutes to play to turn aside one final rally by the Nittany Lions (6-3). Tim Frazier led Penn State with 27 points but...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Nits Aren’t As Bad As They’ve Been

Sure they lost to Bucknell, but hey that happens to everyone at some point. They had a decent trip to Brooklyn. Beating St. John’s in OT and losing to Ole Miss by a few. Pat Chambers has done a nice job of trying to build this team. Tim Frazier has come back really well from his injury last year. D.J. Newbill has been outstanding. They have a very talented backcourt — on offense...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Penn State outlasts St John's 89-82 in OT

Tim Frazier scored six of his game-high 29 points in overtime to lead Penn State to an 89-82 win over St. John's in the second game of the Barclays Center Classic Friday night. D.J. Newbill had 25 points, and Ross Travis and Brandon Taylor each had 10 points for Penn State, which improved to 6-1. The Nittany Lions will play Mississippi in the championship game of the two-day...
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November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Penn State guard D.J. Newbill has major NBA Draft potential

Penn State redshirt junior guard D.J. Newbill has the potential to be an NBA draft pick. So everyone in and around State College, Pa. had better take a collective deep breath and make sure to calm down so no one goes into cardiac arrest. Yes, I did write that Penn State guard D.J. Newbill could get drafted. It doesn’t make much sense to me, because all Penn State athletics is known...
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November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Penn State's stingy D shuts down Monmouth 84-52

Tim Frazier scored 19 points and Allen Roberts added 17 as Penn State held Monmouth to 22 second-half points and defeated the Hawks 84-52 Tuesday night. The Nittany Lions (5-1) won their fourth straight game with another balanced scoring attack as Frazier and Roberts were joined by D.J. Newbill (15 points) and Ross Travis (11) in double figures. Frazier, with seven assists, became...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Penn State pulls away from La Salle 79-72

Donovan Jack scored a career-high 18 points to lead all scorers and pace Penn State to a 79-72 win over LaSalle Tuesday night at the Bryce Jordan Center. Penn State (3-1) got double-digit scoring from five players as it pulled away in the second half. Brandon Taylor, D.J. Newbill and Tim Frazier scored 15 each. Ross Travis added 13 and Frazier added 11 assists for the double-double...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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