When it comes to great college basketball players that have never played in the NCAA Tournament, Penn State Nittany Lions senior point guard Talor Battle has to be considered at the very top of the the list. Many people often consider Ernie "Mr. Cub" Banks to be the best player in MLB history never to have played in the postseason. He won the NL MVP award with some really … [Read more...] about Is Penn State in NCAA Tournament with Michigan St. Win?
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In Penn State’s Big Ten Tournament game last night, PSU senior point guard Talor Battle hit the biggest shot of his life. Inside two minutes to go, Battle hit a big three that put Penn St up 35-30 over the Wisconsin Badgers. It ended up being the decisive margin of victory as State held on 36-33, and found themselves with another signature win over #13 Wisconsin. The shot … [Read more...] about Talor Battle Becomes PSU All-Time Scorer, Moves Team up Bubble
It's certainly a bubblicious time of the year in college basketball; and it's only going to get more bubbly from here. When you first glance at Penn State, you may wonder how their 15-12, 8-8 in the Big Ten record gets them placed on the dance card. Look closer and you'll see a phenomenal #6 strength of schedule and a decent #53 RPI. "That's the most important thing to … [Read more...] about Is Penn State Going to Make the NCAA Tournament?
Penn State guard and Big Ten leading scorer Talor Battle headed to Northwestern needing just three assists to reach 500 on his career. He got exactly three as his Nittany Lions soundly defeated Northwestern 66-52. With the 500 assists under his belt, he becomes the first player to record 2,000 points, 500 rebounds and 500 assists in Big Ten history. Only nine others in … [Read more...] about Talor Battle’s Accomplishment Unique to Big Ten Basketball
Hard to decide which type of domination is stronger. Penn State's college basketball domination over Northwestern, or Talor Battle's owning of the PSU hoops record book. State has won six in a row and ten of eleven versus NU. Even when they went 3-15 in conference last year, the Lions still beat the Cats twice. And in the Penn State record book, Battle is first all time in … [Read more...] about Penn State Wins Another Battle Over Northwestern
In Nittany Nation, Jesse Arnelle is the proudest lion; at when it comes to scoring. His 2,138 points is the most in Penn State college basketball history. Arnelle, also PSU's all-time leading rebounder, led the Lions to the 1954 Final Four. Current senior point guard Talor Battle is the only other Nittany Lion ever to score two grand, and with 2,066, he needs just 72 more to … [Read more...] about Talor Battle about to Become Penn State’s All-Time Leading Scorer
Talor Battle will look to become just the second Big Ten player in the last decade and 22nd in the history of the conference to reach 2,000 points Sunday when Penn State (12-11; 5-7 Big Ten) takes on Northwestern (14-9; 4-8 Big Ten) in a 3:30 p.m. tip at the Bryce Jordan Center. It is also Alumni Day at the Jordan Center as approximately 30 former Nittany Lions will return … [Read more...] about Talor Battle Goes for 2,000 Points versus Northwestern
Two all-star senior point guards meeting for the final time...unless of course they square off in the Big Ten Tournament. But during the four years that Demetri McCamey manned the one for the Illini, and Talor Battle served in the same role for the Nittany Lions, Battle won the war 5-4. This is a substantial aberration, because Illinois has an all-time 22-10 advantage in the … [Read more...] about Illini Crush Penn State, McCamey’s Final Battle with Talor