In the Big Ten, Penn State is dead last in attendance. The Nittany Lions average about 7,000 but if you ever watched one of their home games on television, you'll see lots of empty seats in the lower bowl; to the point that it looks like they have 700 fans. And they're missing out too! And a bonafide NBA draft prospect in point guard Tim Frazier. Well, we're here to make sure … [Read more...] about Penn State’s Tim Frazier has serious NBA potential
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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
Another Big Ten Tournament will soon be entirely in the books, and with it 7 NCAA Tournament bids from the conference. Yes 7! And the only way that could have happened is...with the exact scenarios that did transpire. The final college basketball tournament bracket S-Curve, what Joe Lunardi uses for bracketology, has that Big Ten muddled mush of middle (Illinois Fighting … [Read more...] about Big Ten Tournament: Notes, Quotes and Nuggets
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?
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