Penn State Nittany Lions
Freshman Ronnie Johnson scored 13 points to help Purdue defeat Penn State 60-42 on Sunday.
D.J. Newbill scored a career-high 23 points and added 12 rebounds as Penn State was able to hang on to defeat Duquesne 84-74 Saturday.
D.J. Newbill scored 22 points and Penn State survived Delaware State’s second-half surge in an 80-76 overtime victory Saturday.
Jermaine Marshall scored 18 points in a 58-47 win over Penn 58-47 on Saturday.
Sam Ficken hit a 37-yard field goal in overtime, and Wisconsin’s Kyle French attempt from 45 yards went wide left to seal Penn State’s 24-21 win Saturday in an emotional season finale in Happy Valley.
The No. 18 Cornhuskers overcame a double-digit, second-half deficit in a 32-23 victory over Penn State on Saturday.
Matt McGloin passed for 321 yards and two touchdowns to help Penn State defeat Purdue 34-9 on Saturday.
Braxton Miller was his usual self, running for 134 yards and accounting for three touchdowns a week after getting knocked out of a game, leading No. 9 Ohio State to a 35-23 victory against Penn State on Saturday.
Bill Belton ran for 103 yards and three touchdowns and surging Penn State throttled Iowa 38-14 on Saturday night for its fifth straight win.
Matt McGloin threw for 211 yards and a touchdown and ran for two more scores to lead Penn State to a 35-7 win over Illinois Saturday in the schools’ Big Ten opener.
Matt McGloin threw for 231 yards and four touchdowns and Penn State overwhelmed Navy in a 34-7 win Saturday for rookie coach Bill O’Brien’s first career victory.
Virginia’s Michael Rocco hit Jake McGee on a 6-yard touchdown pass with 1:28 to play Saturday, and Sam Ficken’s fourth missed field goal of the game — from 42 yards at the gun — preserved the Cavaliers’ 17-16 victory over Penn State.
Penn State’s new head coach clearly wasn’t happy, and meeting the media seemed like the last thing he wanted to do after losing his Happy Valley debut 24-14 to Ohio.
The shriek of the final whistle in Penn State’s loss to Ohio University represented a milestone for the university as it struggles to move past the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal that has damaged it immeasurably over the past 10 months.
The Penn State Nittany Lions took the field for the start of a new season without Joe Paterno for the first time in 46 years.