AP sources: Notre Dame closing deal with PSU’s ShrewsberryMarch 22, 2023 GMT
Notre Dame is finalizing a deal to make Penn State's Micah Shrewsberry its new men's basketball coach, two people with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
The people spoke on condition of anonymity because contract details were still being completed and needed school approval.
Cornell’s Diakomihalis wins 4th title; Penn State wins againMarch 19, 2023 GMT
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Cornell's Yianni Diakomihalis became the fifth Division I wrestler to win four national titles and Penn State won its 10th team title in 12 years on Saturday at the NCAA Division I wrestling championships, with former President Donald Trump in attendance for the evening session.
Penn State cruises to 2nd straight NCAA wrestling titleMarch 19, 2023 GMT
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Penn State's Aaron Brooks and Carter Starocci each won their third consecutive individual titles to help the Nittany Lions to back-to-back team crowns, and Cornell’s Yianni Diakomihalis won his fourth title Saturday at the NCAA wrestling championships.
Disu’s 28 points lead Texas past Penn State, into Sweet 16March 19, 2023 GMT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Dylan Disu had a season-high 28 points on 14-for-20 shooting, steadying Texas down the stretch after a late Penn State surge and leading the Longhorns to their first Sweet 16 in 15 years with a 71-66 victory in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday night.
Minnesota hires West Virginia’s Plitzuweit to replace WhalenMarch 18, 2023 GMT
Minnesota hired West Virginia head coach Dawn Plitzuweit on Saturday to a six-year contract, turning to another leader with strong regional ties to try to lift up the lagging program.
Plitzuweit, who replaces Lindsay Whalen, has 16 years of experience as a head coach with a career record of 356-141 at four schools.
0 left: March Madness upsets end chase for perfect bracketMarch 18, 2023 GMT
The chase for the perfect March Madness bracket will have to wait another year. Again.
In a men's tournament that saw a 2 and a 4 seed lose on Day 1, only a relative handful of brackets were still intact in the biggest contests when 16-seed Fairleigh Dickinson took the floor against Purdue.
Penn State-Texas 2nd-round matchup carries plenty of meaningMarch 18, 2023 GMT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Penn State has been historically more likely to play Texas on a national stage in a football bowl game than the NCAA Tournament.
PSU’s Funk lands on list of great March Madness shootersMarch 17, 2023 GMT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Penn State star Jalen Pickett was already familiar with Andrew Funk and his long-distance shooting acumen, having faced the Nittany Lions newcomer in a Siena-Bucknell game with their previous teams.
No. 2 seed Texas tops Colgate 81-61 on Rice’s 7 made 3sMarch 17, 2023 GMT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Sir'Jabari Rice, reflecting on the career-high seven 3-pointers he made for Texas, was asked by a reporter when he last felt that confident.
“I don't necessarily feel hot, because I missed three," Rice said with a straight face as teammate Marcus Carr doubled over in laughter next to him at the podium.
Hot-shooting Funk leads Penn St to first NCAA win since ’01March 17, 2023 GMT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Andrew Funk had the shooting game of his career on Penn State's biggest stage in more than two decades.
Funk went 8 of 10 on 3-pointers and scored 27 points Thursday night in a 76-59 win over Texas A&M for the Nittany Lions' first NCAA Tournament victory in 22 years.
No. 15 seed Princeton uses late run to stun 2 seed ArizonaMarch 17, 2023 GMT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Langborg lifted Princeton to its first lead with 2:03 to play and the Tigers used a late-game run to earn their first NCAA Tournament win in 25 years, topping No. 2 seed Arizona 59-55 on Thursday.
Penn State takes wrestling lead; Lee, Diakomihalis advanceMarch 17, 2023 GMT
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Cornell’s Yianni Diakomihalis and Iowa’s Spencer Lee remain on track to win their fourth Division I wrestling titles, and Penn State leads the team race after the opening day of action at the national championships on Thursday.
Texas built strong bond to survive turmoil, hit March strideMarch 15, 2023 GMT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Texas Longhorns have only one player who has been around longer than two years, a unique roster shaped by super seniors who showed up through the transfer portal and true freshmen who came to the program the traditional way.
Michael Henn returns to March Madness with Penn StateMarch 14, 2023 GMT
Growing up in Washington, Michael Henn fell in love with basketball — the family sport.
That love took him to UC Davis, California Baptist, Portland, Denver and, finally, Penn State. It kept him going through bone spurs, and it carried him all the way back to the NCAA Tournament.
Edey’s 30 helps No. 5 Purdue hold off Penn State in Big TenMarch 13, 2023 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Zach Edey draped the net around his neck and had no plans to relinquish it until whenever coach Matt Painter asked for it.
He wanted to soak up every last drop of this moment.
No. 1 Houston falls; Bama, Purdue win tourney titlesMarch 12, 2023 GMT
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kendric Davis scored 31 points, including 14 in a big run before halftime, and Memphis beat short-handed No. 1 Houston 75-65 in the American Athletic Conference Tournament championship game Sunday.
No. 8 Arizona beats No. 2 UCLA, claims Pac-12 tourney titleMarch 12, 2023 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Courtney Ramey made a 3-pointer with 16.7 seconds left to put Arizona in front and the eighth-ranked Wildcats beat No. 2 UCLA 61-59 on Saturday night in the Pac-12 Tournament championship game.
Pickett, Penn State beat Indiana 77-73 in Big Ten semisMarch 12, 2023 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Penn State got pushed by Indiana all the way to the end. The Nittany Lions held on.
Close games are no big deal for Jalen Pickett and Co.
Pickett scored 28 points, Seth Lundy had 16 and Penn State beat No.
No. 10 seed Penn St. reaches semis, beats Northwestern 67-65March 11, 2023 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Seth Lundy scored 16 points, Jalen Pickett had 15 points and nine rebounds and No. 10 seed Penn State beat second-seeded Northwestern 67-65 in overtime on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament.
Penn State advances with third win over Illini this seasonMarch 10, 2023 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Andrew Funk hit five of his six 3-pointers and scored 17 of his 20 points in the second half as Penn State defeated Illinois 79-76 in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday.
Penn State beats No. 21 Maryland with Wynter layup at buzzerMarch 5, 2023 GMT
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Camren Wynter made a layup with less than a second remaining, capping Penn State's rally for a 65-64 win over No. 21 Maryland in the regular-season finale.
“Right place at the right time,” Wynter said after the game.
Wynter, Penn St. sink flagging Northwestern with 68-65 winMarch 2, 2023 GMT
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Camren Wynter scored 24 points and his 3-pointer from the left baseline with 0.7 seconds left gave Penn State a 68-65 win against Northwestern on Wednesday night.
Penn State women edge Big Ten Tournament host MinnesotaMarch 1, 2023 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Makenna Marisa scored 22 points and No. 13 seed Penn State beat 12th-seeded Minnesota 72-67 in the opening game of the Big Ten Tournament on Wednesday despite blowing a 15-point fourth-quarter lead.
Hall of Famer Ault among 3 joining CFP selection committeeMarch 1, 2023 GMT
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Hall of Fame coach Chris Ault of Nevada, Washington athletic director Jennifer Cohen and Miami (Ohio) athletic director David Sayler are joining the College Football Playoff's 13-member selection committee next season.
Simpson’s late and-1 FT help Rutgers beat Penn State 59-56February 27, 2023 GMT
Derek Simpson tied his career high with 16 points, including the go-ahead three-point play in the closing seconds, Cam Spencer scored 11 of his 13 in the second half and Rutgers rallied from a 19-point deficit to beat Penn State 59-56 Sunday night.
Pickett’s big 2nd half leads Penn St. past Ohio St. 75-71February 24, 2023 GMT
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jalen Pickett scored 21 of his 23 points in the second half, Seth Lundy added 19 points and Penn State beat Ohio State 75-71 on Thursday night.
Pickett scored Penn State's final 14 points, including a three-point play with 59.1 seconds left for a four-point lead.
McMahon’s double-double leads No. 13 Buckeye women past PSUFebruary 17, 2023 GMT
STATE College, Pa. (AP) — Cotie McMahon scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for her first double-double and No.
Pickett scores 41, Penn St. beats Illini to end 4-game skidFebruary 15, 2023 GMT
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — Jalen Pickett scored a season-high 41 points, the first Penn State player with 40-plus points since 1961, and the Nittany Lions beat Illinois 93-81 on Tuesday night to end a four-game losing streak.
Maryland wins 10th straight at home, beats Penn State 74-68February 11, 2023 GMT
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Hakim Hart scored 15 of his season-high 23 points in the second half and Maryland pulled away from Penn State late to earn a 74-68 win Saturday and remain undefeated at home in Big Ten play.
Some Super Bowl players claimed by more than one schoolFebruary 11, 2023 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts played three seasons at Alabama and led the Crimson Tide to a national title game appearance as a freshman. He accounted for 53 total touchdowns and was a second-place Heisman finisher during his lone season with Oklahoma.
Hepburn scores 19, Wisconsin tops Penn State 79-74 in OTFebruary 9, 2023 GMT
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — Chucky Hepburn scored 19 points and Connor Essegian added 18, the two combining for nine of Wisconsin's 11 3-pointers in a 79-74 overtime victory over Penn State on Wednesday night.
Tominaga scores 30, Nebraska holds off Penn State 72-63February 6, 2023 GMT
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Keisei Tominaga scored a career-high 30 points, Jamarques Lawrence scored five key points down the stretch, and Nebraska defeated Penn State 72-63 on Sunday, giving Cornhuskers coach Fred Hoiberg his 150th career victory.
Clark’s triple-double leads No. 6 Iowa over Penn State 95-51February 5, 2023 GMT
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Lisa Bluder loves pretty basketball and Iowa’s coach got her fill of highlights on Sunday.
The No. 6 Hawkeyes — decked out in pink uniforms with white lettering — transitioned with ease, deftly set each other up for basket after basket and made stop after stop to rout Penn State 95-51 on Sunday.
Gillis scores 29, No. 1 Purdue rolls past Penn St. 80-60February 2, 2023 GMT
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Mason Gillis routinely demonstrates his shooting prowess at Purdue’s practices.
On Wednesday night, the roaring, sellout crowd at Mackey Arena finally got a glimpse, too.
Meyers scores 24 to help No. 8 Maryland women top Penn StateJanuary 31, 2023 GMT
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — For Maryland coach Brenda Frese, this was an almost ideal way to start a busy week.
The Terrapins led Penn State by 20 after the first quarter on Monday night and were never really threatened after that.
Pickett, Penn State blister Michigan 83-61January 29, 2023 GMT
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — Jalen Pickett scored 25 points with eight rebounds and eight assists, Andrew Funk surpassed 1,500 points and Penn State raced past Michigan 83-61 on Sunday.
Omoruyi’s double-double leads Rutgers past Penn State 65-45January 25, 2023 GMT
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Clifford Omoruyi had 16 points and 10 rebounds, Aundre Hyatt scored all 14 of his points in the second half and Rutgers beat Penn State 65-45 on Tuesday night.
Hyatt scored eight straight Rutgers points during a 12-2 run to extend the lead to 51-38 with 8:29 left.
Funk, Lundy lead Penn State past Nebraska 76-65January 21, 2023 GMT
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Andrew Funk scored 23 points, Seth Lundy added 16 points and Penn State defeated Nebraska 76-65 on Saturday.
A layup by Camren Wynter gave Penn State a 72-59 lead with 3:05 remaining.
Wisconsin continues domination over Penn St. with 63-60 winJanuary 18, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wisc. (AP) — Steven Crowl scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Wisconsin held on to continue its Madison mastery over Penn State, beating the Nittany Lions 63-60 on Tuesday night.
Tyler Wahl returned to the lineup for Wisconsin (12-5, 4-3 Big Ten) following a three-game absence from the lineup due to injury in which the Badgers lost all three.
Clark, Czinano, No. 12 Iowa women light up Penn State 108-67January 14, 2023 GMT
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Caitlin Clark scored 27 points, Monika Czinano added 20 and No.
Lundy, Funk hit 7 3s each, Penn State beats Indiana 85-66January 12, 2023 GMT
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Seth Lundy and Andrew Funk each hit 7 of 12 from 3-point range and Penn State tied its program record with 18 made 3s in the Nittany Lions' 85-66 win over Indiana on Wednesday night.
Edey scores 30 as No. 1 Purdue surges past Penn State 76-63January 9, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zach Edey scored 30 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and helped a furious 12-0 run to start the second half as No. 1 Purdue rallied to defeat Penn State 76-63 before a sold-out crowd at the Palestra on Sunday night.
Bankston leads Norfolk State past Penn State-Wilkes BarreJanuary 5, 2023 GMT
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Kris Bankston had 20 points in Norfolk State's 85-60 victory against Penn State-Wilkes Barre on Wednesday night.
Bankston also had six rebounds for the Spartans (10-5). Joe Bryant Jr.
Michigan stays perfect in Big Ten beating Penn St. 79-69January 5, 2023 GMT
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Hunter Dickinson scored 17 points shooting 6 for 10, Jett Howard scored 14 points and Michigan beat Penn State 79-69 on Wednesday night to end the Nittany Lions' five-game winning streak.
No. 5 UConn beats Butler despite missing 2 starters, coachJanuary 4, 2023 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Aaliyah Edwards scored 20 points and No. 5 Connecticut opened with a 20-5 run in an 80-47 blowout of Butler on Tuesday night.
Despite dressing just eight players and not having head coach Geno Auriemma on the sideline due to illness, the Huskies had five double-digit scorers led by Edwards.
Phelia scores 24, No. 14 Michigan women beat Penn StateJanuary 3, 2023 GMT
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Laila Phelia scored 24 points, Leigha Brown had 22 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists, and No. 14 Michigan beat Penn State 82-72 on Tuesday.
Phelia, Brown and Maddie Nolan combined for Michigan's opening 20 points of the fourth quarter, including a 10-0 run to pull away.
Penn State’s young core leads the way in Rose BowlJanuary 3, 2023 GMT
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — As Penn State players celebrated their Rose Bowl win over Utah, there was a belief they can and should be back in 364 days when it hosts a College Football Playoff semifinal.
Big-play Penn State roars past Utah 35-21 in Rose BowlJanuary 3, 2023 GMT
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — After Sean Clifford walked off the rainy field and into a warm standing ovation from Penn State's fans in the waning minutes of a Rose Bowl victory, he couldn't help thinking back 13 years to a camp that the 11-year-old quarterback attended in this venerable stadium.
Penn State’s big plays lead to 35-21 Rose Bowl win over UtahJanuary 3, 2023 GMT
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — KeAndre Lambert-Smith had the longest touchdown reception in Rose Bowl history on an 88-yard pass from Sean Clifford, freshman Nicholas Singleton broke a tiebreaking 87-yard touchdown run, and No.
Rose Parade avoids California rain as it welcomes New YearJanuary 3, 2023 GMT
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Flower-covered floats, marching bands and equestrian units celebrated the New Year on a chilly but dry Monday as the 134th Rose Parade slipped through a gap in California's siege of drenching storms.
Pickett, Funk help Penn State hold off Iowa 83-79January 2, 2023 GMT
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — Jalen Pickett finished with a season-high 26 points, Andrew Funk scored 20 and Penn State held on for an 83-79 victory over Iowa on Sunday.
Pickett made 10 of 16 shots from the floor and all six of his free throws for the Nittany Lions (11-3, 2-1 Big Ten Conference).
Rose Bowl hosts similarly tough No. 7 Utah, No. 9 Penn StateJanuary 1, 2023 GMT
Rose Bowl: No. 7 Utah (10-3, No. 8 CFP) vs. No. 9 Penn State (10-2, No. 11 CFP), Jan 2. 17, 5 p.m. Eastern (ESPN)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: Utah by 1 1/2.
Utah faces Penn State as the sun sets on a Rose Bowl eraJanuary 1, 2023 GMT
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The sun usually sets behind Arroyo Seco late in the third quarter of the Rose Bowl. The moment is often spectacular, with clouds turning pink and orange while the San Gabriel Mountains light up in dazzling reds and yellows amid the dying rays.
Penn State’s Clifford, Utah’s Rising have similar QB stylesDecember 31, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After Penn State found out it was heading to the Rose Bowl, Sean Clifford posted a photo of himself in front of the stadium when he was 11 years old and said, “dreams come true.”
Iowa posts 1st Music City Bowl shutout, tops Kentucky 21-0December 31, 2022 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Joe Labas threw for 139 yards and a touchdown in his first start and Iowa posted the first shutout in the Music City Bowl's 24-year history by beating Kentucky 21-0 Saturday.
Rose Bowl teams remember lessons of 2020′s COVID-19 seasonDecember 30, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Warren started playing at Penn State in 2020. Nothing about that COVID-19-hindered season made sense to him.
“Really, like my first year of college football, it’s more like 2021 from a normality perspective,” the Nittany Lions’ third-year sophomore tight end said.
Lundy returns to lead Penn State over Delaware State 60-46December 29, 2022 GMT
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — Seth Lundy returned from a one-game absence to score 15 points and grab 10 rebounds and lead Penn State to a 60-46 victory over Delaware State on Thursday.
Andrew Funk hit four 3-pointers for his 12 points and Jalen Pickett had 10 points and six assists for the Nittany Lions (10-3), who won their fourth straight.
Utes, Nittany Lions understand opt-outs for Rose BowlDecember 29, 2022 GMT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Not even the “Granddaddy” of all bowl games is immune from opt-outs.
There will be some notable names missing when seventh-ranked Utah faces ninth-ranked Penn State in the Rose Bowl on Jan.
Funk, Dread hot from 3 as Penn State beats No. 17 IllinoisDecember 10, 2022 GMT
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Andrew Funk and Myles Dread combined for 11 3-pointers to give Penn State a 74-59 win over No. 17 Illinois on Saturday.
Funk and Jalen Pickett led all scorers with 20 points each, Seth Lundy added 16 and Dread had 15 to give the Nittany Lions (7-3, 1-1 Big Ten) notched their first road Big Ten win against a top-20 team since beating No.
Holmes helps No. 4 Indiana women beat Penn State 67-58December 9, 2022 GMT
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Mackenzie Holmes had 18 points and 10 rebounds to help No. 4 Indiana beat Penn State 67-58 on Thursday night.
“We showed her clips from last year (against Penn State),” Indiana coach Teri Moren said.
Emmert’s advice: Next NCAA president needs ‘lot of patience’December 8, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Outgoing NCAA President Mark Emmert had some advice for his replacement in his first public appearance since announcing in April he was stepping down from position he has held for the last 12 years.
Burke scores 23, Morgan State beats Penn State-Wilkes BarreDecember 8, 2022 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Isaiah Burke scored 23 points, Malik Miller had 16 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists and Morgan State beat Penn State-Wilkes Barre 95-48 on Wednesday night.
Burke was 9 of 19 shooting (4 for 9 from distance) for the Bears (4-6).
Hoggard scores career-high 23, Michigan St snaps 2-game skidDecember 8, 2022 GMT
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — A.J. Hoggard scored a career-high 23 points, Joey Hauser had 12 points and 15 rebounds and Michigan State beat Penn State 67-58 on Wednesday night to snap a two-game losing streak.