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Penn State’s Brown edges Pitt’s Wilps for NCAA wrestling crown

By Keith Schildroth
ST. LOUIS — It was the battle most wrestling fans in Pittsburgh were waiting for: former Chartiers Valley standout Tyler Wilps of Pitt against Matt Brown of Penn State for the 174-pound title Saturday night at the NCAA Championships at Scottrade Center. No one, however, could have expected the ...

PSU’s Franklin exudes optimism for 2015
By Bob Cohn
Addressing Friday’s start of spring practice, Penn State coach James Franklin echoed the optimism typical of his colleagues this time of year. But it ...
Penn State fares well in first day of NCAA Wrestling Championships
By Keith Schildroth
ST. LOUIS — Penn State coach Cael Sanderson knows the NCAA Wrestling Championships are a long, grueling and tough three-day marathon that has many ups ...
Penn State signs men’s basketball coach Chambers to 2-year extension
By The Associated Press
UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State signed coach Pat Chambers to a two-year contract extension. Chambers is now signed through the 2018-19 season. Chambers is just 56-75 ...
For a change, Penn State must pull upset to win NCAA wrestling title
By Doug Gulasy
The outside perception of Penn State wrestling is different than past seasons heading into this weekend’s NCAA Wrestling Championships. That doesn’t make much of a difference ...
Penn State wrestler McCutcheon peaking at right time
By Doug Gulasy
Matt McCutcheon’s first official collegiate wrestling season hasn’t always met his expectations, but he can make up for that in a big way this weekend. ...
Penn State AD restructures athletic department
By Staff Report
Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour has restructured the athletic department, creating four administrative divisions. The divisions include business and finance, student-athlete performance, health and welfare and internal and external operations. Several athletic department staffers have been promoted and given new responsibilities. “We are building what we feel is the best structure ...
Purdue stops Penn State’s Big Ten tourney run
By The Associated Press
CHICAGO —Rapheal Davis pulled A.J. Hammons aside, and told the 7-foot center it was time for him to step up. Fortunately for Purdue, Hammons already ...
Penn State advances to Big Ten tourney quarterfinals
By The Associated Press
CHICAGO — D.J. Newbill and Penn State are used to playing tight Big Ten games, and all that experience is paying off. Newbill scored 18 points, ...
Penn State tops Nebraska in Big Ten tourney opener
By The Associated Press
CHICAGO — D.J. Newbill scored 26 points, Shep Garner added 19 and Penn State hung on to beat Nebraska, 68-65, on Wednesday in the Big ...
Penn State’s McIntosh wins Big Ten wrestling title; Nittany Lions qualify seven for NCAAs
By Staff Reports
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Penn State produced one champion and qualified seven for the NCAA championships during Sunday’s Big Ten wrestling finals at Ohio State. Junior Morgan McIntosh defeated Ohio State’s Kyle Snyder in the 197-pound championship to earn the Nittany Lions’ lone title. Matt Brown (174) was the only other Penn ...
Newbill’s buzzer-beating 3 lifts Penn State past Minnesota
By The Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS — Penn State put the ball in D.J. Newbill’s hands and let the Big Ten’s leading scorer go to work. At the end of another ...
Penn State falls to Ohio State; Newbill gets 2,000th point
By The Associated Press
UNIVERSITY PARK — Ohio State’s Thad Matta tied a school record for coaching victories Wednesday night and quickly noted that players such as D’Angelo Russell ...
Iowa holds off Penn State in overtime
By The Associated Press
UNIVERSITY PARK — It was a simple concept, Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said. Someone had to make a play and he had just the guy ...
ESPN’s Olbermann out for week after Penn State comments
By The Associated Press
BRISTOL, Conn. — Keith Olbermann has been taken off his ESPN show for the rest of the week after making insulting comments about Penn State students on Twitter. On Monday, a Penn State alum tweeted to Olbermann the phrase “We Are!” and a link to an article about students raising more ...
Penn State scores season-low 39 points in loss to Northwestern
By The Associated Press
EVANSTON, Ill. — Northwestern coach Chris Collins became impatient with his zone defense when Penn State nailed several early 3-pointers. The young Wildcats stuck with the ...