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
Welcome to The Sports Bank’s second annual college basketball season preview series. Last year we looked at 99 teams in 99 days. This year, we are being slightly more aggressive and expanding to 111 teams in 111 days. We will rank the 74 power conference teams and top 37 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order. We’ll break down rosters, non-conference schedules, and pick … [Read more...] about College Basketball 111 in 111: #109 Penn State Nittany Lions
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
Warning: I will not be responsible if you copy these brackets and are out of your NCAA Tournament pool by by Sunday. However, if you do listen to my college basketball wisdom and win some money, I want 20% of the pot or at least a shout-out on your twitter or facebook page. Click here to check out my East Regional breakdown. By: David Kay … [Read more...] about 2011 NCAA Tournament: West Regional Bracket Breakdown
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
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?
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