Penn St. Rumors & News

  • Penn State swats away Nebraska in OT

    The Sports Xchange "Shep Garner scored 16 points, including seven of Penn State's 16 points in overtime, leading the Nittany Lions to a 76-67 victory over Nebraska in the opening game of the Big Ten tournament in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. No. 13 seed Penn State (15-17) ended a five-game losing streak with..." March 08

  • Jok's second-half surge sends Iowa past Penn State

    The Sports Xchange "Guard Peter Jok played a second half where he looked every bit like a first-team all-Big Ten player on Sunday while competing in his final regular-season game at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. After only scoring one point in the first half, Jok knocked down six buckets -- four of which came from..." March 05

  • Ohio State edges Penn State on Tate layup

    The Sports Xchange "Jae'Sean Tate's layup with three seconds left lifted Ohio State to a 71-70 win over Penn State on Tuesday in State College, Pa. The Buckeyes needed the late layup after Tony Carr drained a deep 3-pointer six seconds earlier to give the Nittany Lions a 70-69 lead. Tate finished with 12..." March 01

  • Lynch, Minnesota swats away Penn State

    The Sports Xchange "Blocking shots is Minnesota center Reggie Lynch's specialty. But they often come with a price: fouls. On Saturday in Minneapolis, however, Lynch recorded 11 blocks, setting a Minnesota single-season record, and committed zero fouls for the first time all season as the Golden Gophers beat..." February 25

  • Cline lifts No. 14 Purdue over Penn State in OT

    The Sports Xchange "STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Ryan Cline's job is to hit 3-pointers and the Purdue guard didn't disappoint when his team needed him to execute Tuesday night. Cline hit back-to-back 3-pointers in overtime to lift No. 14 Purdue to a 74-70 win over Penn State in a game the Boilermakers nearly let slip..." February 21

  • McVeigh, Watson lead Nebraska to victory over Penn State

    The Sports Xchange "Jack McVeigh and Glynn Watson Jr. each scored 15 points to lead Nebraska to a 82-66 victory over Penn State in a Big Ten game Tuesday night in Lincoln, Neb. The Cornhuskers (11-14, 5-8 Big Ten) never trailed. Penn State (14-13, 7-7) was led by Tony Carr's 15 points. Tai Webster added..." February 15

  • Banks scores 24 to lead Penn State over Illinois

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward Payton Banks rejoined the starting lineup and poured in a career-high-tying 24 points to pace Penn State to an 83-70 Big Ten win over Illinois on Saturday afternoon at State Farm Center in Champaign, Ill. Freshman forward Lamar Stevens scored 21 points and freshman guard Tony..." February 11

  • Stevens leads Penn State over No. 21 Maryland

    The Sports Xchange "STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Saturday was a low point for Penn State, which took a demoralizing loss to last-place Rutgers. However, the young Nittany Lions turned their frustrations into two fiery practices on Sunday and Monday and a convincing 70-64 win over No. 21 Maryland in Big Ten action on..." February 07

  • Rutgers holds on to stop Penn State

    The Sports Xchange "Rutgers lost 10 of 11 and was 0-23 on the road in conference play since joining the Big Ten in 2014. That was until Saturday when Corey Sanders scored 25 points and the Scarlet Knights hung on to beat Penn State 70-68 at Bryce Jordan Center in State College, Pa. Penn State, down for most the..." February 04

  • Bryant powers Indiana over Penn State

    The Sports Xchange "Indiana sophomore center Thomas Bryant poured in a career-high 31 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, helping the Hoosiers knock off Penn State 110-102 in triple-overtime Wednesday at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind. Indiana's Josh Newkirk hit a layup with one second left in the first overtime..." February 01

  • Garner, Penn State too strong for Illinois

    The Sports Xchange "Four Penn State players finished in double figures to help lift the Nittany Lions to a 71-67 win over Illinois on Saturday. Shep Garner led Penn State (12-10, 4-5 Big Ten) with 18 points. Payton Banks added 17 and Tony Carr and Mike Watkins chipped in 13 and 10, respectively, to help Penn..." January 28

  • Koenig leads No. 15 Wisconsin to rout of Penn State

    The Sports Xchange "MADISON, Wis. -- Adjustments on defense and valuable contributions from veteran players boosted No. 15 Wisconsin to its fourth straight victory. Senior guard Bronson Koenig scored 20 points to lift the Badgers to an 82-55 Big Ten Conference victory over Penn State on Tuesday night at the..." January 25

  • No. 21 Purdue throttles Penn State

    The Sports Xchange "WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- It would be difficult to locate a college basketball team that had a better week than No. 21 Purdue. On Saturday, the Boilermakers got 19 points and 12 rebounds from Caleb Swanigan, shot 56.6 percent from the field (30 of 53) and ran away from Penn State 77-52 in..." January 21

  • Blackmon rescues Hoosiers with buzzer-beater

    The Sports Xchange "James Blackmon Jr. sank a buzzer-beating 3-pointer, leading Indiana to a 78-75 win over Penn State on Wednesday in University Park, Pa. The Hoosiers (13-6, 3-3 Big Ten) blew a 13-point lead in the final 5:36, with Lamar Stevens tying the game on two free throws with four seconds to play...." January 18

  • Carr lifts Penn State over No. 24 Minnesota

    The Sports Xchange "UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Tony Carr surveyed the court and decided to drive. He leapt, drew a foul and sank two free throws with five seconds left to lift Penn State to a 52-50 win over No. 24 Minnesota on Saturday. Referees had to go to a review to determine whether Carr was indeed fouled by..." January 14

  • Penn State holds off Michigan State

    The Sports Xchange "Penn State built a 12-point halftime lead and was able to hang on during a sloppy second half to beat Michigan State 72-63 on Saturday in the first Big Ten Conference game ever at the Palestra in Philadelphia. Leading up to the game, Spartans coach Tom Izzo had said playing at the Palestra..." January 07

  • Michigan rallies past Penn State

    The Sports Xchange "Senior captains Zak Irvin and Derrick Walton each scored 14 points to help Michigan overcome a 14-point second-half deficit and earn a 72-69 victory over Penn State in a Big 10 contest Wednesday in Ann Arbor, Mich. Junior D.J. Wilson and sophomore Moritz Wagner each added 12 points for the..." January 04

  • Banks paces Penn State's win over Rutgers

    The Sports Xchange "Payton Banks scored a game-high 20 points while Penn State teammate Tony Carr added 15 in Sunday's 60-47 Big Ten victory over Rutgers at the Louis Brown Athletic Center in Piscataway, N.J. The Nittany Lions (9-6, 1-1) shook off pre-game flu symptoms and took command in the second half to..." January 01

  • Penn State lands 2018 4-star S Isaiah Humphries

    Land of 10 "The clock striking midnight in the Central Time Zone proved quite fruitful for Penn State. Isaiah Humphries, a Class of 2018 defensive back from Sachse, Texas, with a 4-star rating by 247Sports, announced his commitment to Penn State on Twitter. He chose the Nittany Lions over Colorado,..." January 01

  • Lindsey leads Northwestern past Penn State

    The Sports Xchange "Scottie Lindsey was hot early and often in Tuesday's game in State College, Pa., a theme that continued overall for the Northwestern Wildcats. The Northwestern guard was so dialed-in, in fact, that his 31-point performance in an 87-77 win over Penn State in both teams' Big Ten opener drew..." December 27

  • Penn State pulls away from Morgan State 96-55

    The Sports Xchange "Before the season, Patrick Chambers envisioned what his Penn State team would play like once the Big Ten schedule began. The Nittany Lions coach wanted an attacking bunch looking to shut teams down defensively. Penn State didn't dissappoint in its final nonconference tuneup, pulling away..." December 21

  • First-half run propels Penn State to easy win over St. John's

    The Sports Xchange "Penn State ended the first half on a massive run, and the Nittany Lions never looked back in a 92-76 victory over St. John's on Sunday afternoon at Madison Square Garden. Junior guard Shep Garner led a balanced Penn State attack with 21 points and a 6-for-9 shooting effort beyond the 3-point..." December 18

  • Pitt repels comeback by Penn State

    The Sports Xchange "Senior forward Michael Young scored 29 points and grabbed nine rebounds, helping Pittsburgh fight off a late challenge by Penn State in an 81-73 win Saturday in the Never Forget Tribute Classic at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. Pittsburgh (8-2) led by as many as 24 points, but Penn State..." December 10

  • George Mason rolls past Penn State for sixth straight win

    The Sports Xchange "George Mason continued to roll Wednesday night at the Bryce Jordan Center, where the Patriots beat Penn State 85-66 for their sixth straight win. Marquise Moore led the Patriots (7-3) with 25 points and 13 rebounds, Otis Livingston chipped in 18 points and Jalen Jenkins added 15 for the..." December 07

  • Penn State shuts down Wright State 72-50

    The Sports Xchange "Penn State's defense-first mantra continues to pay off. The Nittany Lions frustrated Wright State all afternoon at the Bryce Jordan Center and pulled away for a 72-50 win on Saturday in State College, Pa. Shep Garner led Penn State (6-3) with 17 points. Payton Banks added 15 and Josh Reaves..." December 03

  • Penn State outlasts Georgia Tech

    The Sports Xchange "Three Penn State players finished in double figures to lead the Nittany Lions to a 67-60 win over Georgia Tech in an ACC/Big Ten Challenge game on Tuesday at University Park, Pa. Mike Watkins turned in a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds, and Shep Garner led the Nittany Lions..." November 29