The Patriot-News of Harrisburg was the first to report Penn State Nittany Lions Coach Ed DeChellis is leaving Happy Valley for the vacant college basketball coaching position at the Naval Academy. A media conference is scheduled shortly from now Monday evening. It will be DeChellis' first public comment on the matter. It's quite surprising, since DeChellis just led his … [Read more...] about Ed DeChellis Leaves Penn State for Navy. Really?
Everyone knows that Nittany Nation is much more a college football republic than it is college basketball country. And the difference is quite extreme. But maybe this is a start of something new for the Penn State Nittany Lions? #10 seeded State (19-14; 9-9 Big Ten) will face a very familiar foe Thursday when the Nittany Lions take on #7 seed and in-state rival Temple in … [Read more...] about Penn State Prepares for First NCAA Tournament Game in a Decade
The surprising Penn State Nittany Lions stuck around for as long as they could, but the #1 Ohio State Buckeyes proved to be too much to handle in a 71-60 win for their third Big Ten Tournament Championship in the last five years. William Buford led the way with 18 for the Buckeyes and Talor Battle paced the Nittany Lions with 24 points on 9-of-20 shooting. By: Nick Grays … [Read more...] about Ohio State 71, Penn St. 60: BTT Championship Rapid Reaction
And there was two as the Penn State Nittany Lions shocked the Michigan State Spartans with a 61-48 win in the Big Ten Tournament Semi-Finals. Talor Battle went for a game-high 25 points to help Penn State advance to the Big Ten Championship where they will meet the #1 Ohio State Buckeyes on Sunday. By: Nick Grays … [Read more...] about Penn State 61, Michigan State 48: BTT Semis Rapid Reaction
The #10 Wisconsin Badgers won their 18th straight game at the Kohl Center when they defeated Penn State 76-66 on Sunday. The Badgers (20-6, 10-4) benefited tremendously from their silky-smooth big men Jon Leuer and Keaton Nankivil who chipped in 22 a piece on a combined 16-of-23 shooting from the field. With the win, Wisconsin has now defeated all 10 of the other Big Ten … [Read more...] about #10 Wisconsin Defeats Penn State 76-66: Rapid Reaction
By Paul M. Banks When you saw the box score of #16 Illinois’ (21-6, 9-5) 38-33 home loss to unranked Penn St. (19-8, 8-6) on Wednesday night, you might have thought you were glancing at a Girls’ high school basketball result. In football, the two schools combined to score 62 points last fall, in roundball just nine more. If you ever wondered why the Big Ten, the 2nd … [Read more...] about Illini Lose Ludicrously Ugly Game