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Penn State holds off late Minnesota rally for second straight Big Ten win

Anna Pitingolo (@anna_pitingolo) – Penn State had some big shoes to fill in Wednesday’s game. With no Brandon Taylor (knee) and John Johnson (suspended), the Nittany Lions needed different players to show up and take charge against Minnesota. And it … Continue reading

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Despite struggles, Ed DeChellis has no regrets

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – It’s been almost four years since Ed DeChellis sent shockwaves throughout the Penn State basketball community when he departed Happy Valley in search of a new challenge at the United States Naval Academy. The Nittany Lions … Continue reading

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Penn State gets first Big Ten win of season with rout of Rutgers

Anna Pitingolo (@anna_pitingolo) – It took 24 days for Penn State to get into the Big Ten win column, but the Nittany Lions were finally able to make their way into it with a dominant 79-51 win over Rutgers on … Continue reading

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Penn State loses hard-fought game to Michigan State, 66-60

Anna Pitingolo (@anna_pitingolo) – It’s been the same story for Penn State ever since Big Ten play started three weeks ago: the Nittany Lions manage to keep it close in the second half before letting their opponent pull away in … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Wednesday, January 21

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s daily hub where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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Penn State falls to 0-5 in Big Ten after OT loss to Purdue

Anna Pitingolo (@anna_pitingolo) – Penn State was close to walking away victorious in Big Ten play for the first time this season. Five-point-seven seconds and one missed rebound away, to be exact. Those two elements led to Penn State’s fifth straight … Continue reading

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Penn State loses to Indiana, falls to 0-4 in Big Ten

Tyler DeGiacomo (@DJock10) – BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — “I’ve got to hit that shot.” That was Penn State senior D.J. Newbill’s first thought after Tuesday night’s game against Indiana. The Nittany Lions inbounded the ball with 4.7 seconds remaining down three points … Continue reading

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Penn State guard John Johnson suspended from team

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – Penn State reserve guard John Johnson has been suspended from all team activities, according to a release by the school. The release stated the suspension was due to “conduct inconsistent with team standards and values.” The length of the … Continue reading

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Penn State can’t keep up with Michigan, falls 73-64

Anna Pitingolo (@anna_pitingolo) – Penn State had hoped that the positive momentum that it had at the beginning of the season would carry over into Big Ten play. So far, it hasn’t. The Nittany Lions dropped their third game in a … Continue reading

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Penn State drops second in a row, falls to Rutgers 50-46

Anna Pitingolo (@anna_pitingolo) – It’s been a tale of two seasons for Penn State, and it’s only just begun. The Nittany Lions started the year 12-1 in non-conference play, receiving votes in the AP poll for the first time in … Continue reading

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Penn State falls to No. 4 Wisconsin 89-72 in Big Ten opener

Anna Pitingolo (@anna_pitingolo) – (Ed. Note: Many thanks to Andrew Wagner for his help with this story) No one said that Penn State was going to have an easy go at it once they reached the Big Ten portion of their … Continue reading

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Penn State blows out Dartmouth, 69-49

Anna Pitingolo (@anna_pitingolo) – Penn State has been winning games recently, but the Nittany Lions were still looking for a win that didn’t have them on the ropes throughout the game. They finally got it Monday afternoon when they upended … Continue reading

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Life Center’s Carter raking in offers since return from injury

Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder) – Traci Carter isn’t where he wants to be. The senior guard scored 17 points for Life Center Academy (2-6) in a loss to Pope John XXIII (2-0) at the Mary Kline Winter Classic on Sunday afternoon. Carter … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Monday, December 22

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s daily hub where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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Roman’s Garner, London reunited in Allentown

Josh Einbinder-Schatz (@ironicJosh) – If you ask Shep Garner or Rashann London for one word to describe their relationship, they’ll use the same one: brother. The two best friends and former high school teammates squared off against one another at … Continue reading

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Penn State survives late Drexel run, 73-68, in Allentown

Jack Fritz (@Jack_Fritz34) – ALLENTOWN, Pa.–Penn State used some hot 3-point shooting and rode leading scorer D.J Newbill once again down the stretch to power past Drexel, 73-68. It was the ninth win in a row for the Nittany Lions (11-1), … Continue reading

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Jordan Dickerson comes up big for Penn State

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – Jordan Dickerson is a big man. 7-feet-1 kind of big, to be exact. He doesn’t always play as tall as he is, though. The Brooklyn native has often been plagued by foul trouble and conditioning issues. He … Continue reading

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Penn State moves to 10-1 with win over George Washington

Anna Pitingolo (@anna_pitingolo) – Penn State has played in a lot of close games this season, but the Nittany Lions were finally able to put away a dominant win on Sunday. The Nittany Lions won their eighth straight game, defeating … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Sunday, December 14

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s mostly-daily hub where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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Geno Thorpe, bench sparks Penn State

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – D.J. Newbill is a really good basketball player. Some would even say without the fourth-leading scorer in the nation, Penn State basketball wouldn’t stand a chance this season in the Big Ten. Those people have a point. … Continue reading

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Balanced attack leads the way for Penn State in 64-62 win over Duquesne

Anna Pitingolo (@anna_pitingolo) – Penn State is still looking for a statement win after barely scraping by Duquesne, 64-62 at the Bryce Jordan Center Wednesday night. The Lions swapped leads with Duquesne the entire first half, before seemingly breaking away … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Saturday, December 6

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s daily hub where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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Garner steps up as Newbill starts slow

Tyler DeGiacomo (@DJock10) – STATE COLLEGE, PA– Penn State senior guard D.J. Newbill was looking for revenge on his almost-head coach Buzz Williams. As a senior at Strawberry Mansion, Newbill was set to join Williams and staff at Marquette before a … Continue reading

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Penn State rallies to beat Virginia Tech 61-58

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – Penn State head coach Pat Chambers said he wanted his team to play a full 40 minutes. He didn’t get that, but his team played well enough in spurts to beat Virginia Tech 61-58 Wednesday night in the … Continue reading

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Penn State staves off Bucknell, 88-80

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – Make it five wins in a row for the Penn State Nittany Lions. After jumping out to an early 7-0 lead, Penn State fought off every Bucknell comeback to win 88-80 Friday night in front of a sold out Sojka … Continue reading

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