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Pair of redshirt freshmen ready to make impact for Penn State

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) In high major college basketball, it’s … Continue reading

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Penn State point guard position up in the air

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) The point guard position is the … Continue reading

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2014-15 CoBL College Preview Hub

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – The 2014-15 college basketball season is so close, we can almost taste it. For the six weeks between the start of Division I practices and the first official Division I games, CoBL will be previewing the … Continue reading

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Penn State names D.J. Irving graduate manager

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – Make it four former players who learned the game under Patrick Chambers that will now serve on his coaching staff at Penn State. Recent Boston University grad D.J. Irving, who was named a graduate manager on Friday, joins Dwayne Anderson, Ross Condon and Nicholas … Continue reading

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Watkins leaving MCS for Phelps School

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Math, Civics & Sciences is losing a big part of its hopes at a 2014-15 Public League title, while the Phelps School got a big boost to its PAISAA chances in one fell swoop on Tuesday. … Continue reading

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Penn State releases full 2014-15 schedule

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – The Big Ten conference released its full 2014-15 schedule on Thursday evening. Penn State released its 13-game non-conference schedule a few weeks back, but now the Nittany Lions’ complete 2014-15 schedule is set. In a perennial powerhouse conference, the Nittany Lions didn’t receive any gifts … Continue reading

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Bracket announced for Charleston Classic

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – The Charleston Classic, which will take place on Nov. 20-23, announced its bracket on Tuesday. This year it will feature two local programs in Drexel and Penn State, as well as Southern Cal, Akron, Miami, Charlotte, … Continue reading

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Class of 2016 F Joe Hampton commits to Penn State

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – The good times keep rolling for Pat Chambers and his coaching staff. After receiving a commitment a couple of weeks ago from 2015 guard Josh Reaves, Chambers and Penn State followed that up by receiving a verbal commitment … Continue reading

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Penn State releases 2014-15 non-conference schedule

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Penn State took the social media route to release its 2014-15 men’s basketball non-conference schedule on Friday afternoon, releasing the 13-game slate through the program’s Instagram account. The Nittany Lions went 16-18 last season, head coach Pat … Continue reading

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Drexel, Penn State announce two-year “off-campus” series

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Drexel and Penn State announced the formation of a two-year “off-campus” agreement to play each other once this season and once next season, the schools announced on Thursday. The first matchup will take place this Dec. … Continue reading

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Top 2015 guard Levan Alston sets final six schools

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – From a list of 20-plus offers, Haverford School/Team Final combo guard Levan “Shawn” Alston, Jr. has decided on his final six. And they are: Temple, Virginia Commonwealth, Marquette, Notre Dame, Penn State and Penn. “I picked … Continue reading

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Penn State’s D.J. Newbill ready for new role

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – Penn State’s D.J. Newbill has had a busy summer. From having a good showing in the Kevin Durant Skills Academy that allowed him to be invited to the LeBron James Skills Academy, Newbill’s been spending his offseason in the gym, trying … Continue reading

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Deividas Zemgulis a “steal” for Penn State

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – When Deividas Zemgulis got to the United States from his native Lithuania last June he decided to watch movies and read books to work on his English. His choices might have been somewhat unorthodox, however: ‘Friday’ … Continue reading

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Updated CoBL D-I Recruiting Needs: Part 2

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This piece originally ran May 21. We’ve updated it to include recent commitments with the July live periods just days away) With the recruiting for 2014 over and done with, Division I programs across … Continue reading

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Penn State recruiting roundtable

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Penn State added to its 2015 recruiting class in a big way on Tuesday night, with Oak Hill Academy (Va.) guard Josh Reaves’ announcement that he would be continuing his career as a Nittany Lion. It’s … Continue reading

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Penn State gets commitment from 2015 SG Josh Reaves

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – Penn State basketball is building its most impressive recruiting class in quite some time. What was an already an impressive recruiting haul by head coach Patrick Chambers got a whole lot stronger on Tuesday night, with the announcement … Continue reading

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Former PSU standout Tim Frazier joins 76ers’ summer league roster

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – According to a Tweet from former Penn State point guard Tim Frazier, he will be spending his summer playing with the Philadelphia 76ers in both the 2014 Orlando Summer League and the 2014 Las Vegas Summer League. Frazier, … Continue reading

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Penn State announces home-and-home with George Washington

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – The Penn State men’s basketball team announced Monday that they will begin a home-and-home series with George Washington in the upcoming season. The first game will be played in the Bryce Jordan Center on Dec. 14, while … Continue reading

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CoBL Division I 2015 recruiting needs (Pt. 2)

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – With the vast majority of recruiting for 2014 over and done with, Division I programs across the country are starting to look at their 2015 recruiting classes. And many of them are keeping a close eye … Continue reading

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Penn State guard Graham Woodward to transfer

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – Penn State freshman guard Graham Woodward has been granted a release from his scholarship and intends to transfer to another university, per the school. “Graham has made the decision to continue his playing career elsewhere,” head coach Patrick Chambers said in … Continue reading

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Penn State CBI Preview: Siena (March 24)

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – Penn State (16-17, 6-13 Big Ten) @ Siena (16-17, 11-9 MAAC) When: Monday, March 24 – 7 p.m. Where: Times Union Center, Albany, N.Y./CBS Sports Network In a sentence… Penn State looks to extend its postseason when … Continue reading

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Penn State knocks off Hampton 69-65 in first round of CBI

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – Penn State knocked Hampton out of the College Basketball Invitational with a 69-65 win Wednesday night in the Bryce Jordan Center. The Nittany Lions got off to a fast start, something they’ve been unable to do over the … Continue reading

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Minnesota ends Penn State’s regular season 63-56

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – Penn State head coach Patrick Chambers wanted his team to be the best team it could be by the end of the season. If Thursday’s 63-56 loss to Minnesota in the first round of the Big Ten … Continue reading

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Penn State Preview: Minnesota (March 13)

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – Penn State (15-16, 6-12) vs. Minnesota (19-12, 8-10) When: Thursday, March 13 – 6:30 p.m. Where: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Ind./ESPN2 In a sentence… With the regular season over, Penn State and Minnesota meet each other for the second time … Continue reading

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Penn State can’t overcome slow start against Minnesota, falls 81-63

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – Penn State traveled to Minneapolis to square off against a Minnesota team that was in desperate need of a win to have a chance to make the NCAA Tournament. Meanwhile, Penn State was in the same situation, … Continue reading

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