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D.J. Newbill lifts Penn State over Cornell at buzzer

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) –- Cornell was inbounding the ball under its own basket with 4.8 seconds to play. Penn State had zero timeouts to call. Shonn Miller, a senior, struggled to find an open teammate, threw it towards halfcourt and the pass was … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Friday, November 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 of action as well as various other things … Continue reading

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Penn State’s Charleston woes continue in 106-97 2OT loss to Charlotte

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – CHARLESTON, S.C.–It had been five years since Penn State last competed in the Charleston Classic, when they went a disappointing 1-2, with losses to UNC-Wilmington and Tulane before salvaging a win over Davidson in the consolation … Continue reading

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Penn State puts clamps on Fordham, 73-54

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – Led by a phenomenal team defensive effort, Penn State beat Fordham by a score of 73-54 Sunday night in the Bryce Jordan Center. Fordham (1-1) initially led the contest 10-5 at the 16:22 mark of the first half, before Penn … Continue reading

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Shep Garner starts in debut for Penn State

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – Shep Garner played his first collegiate game for Penn State on Friday night. But he wasn’t even the first member of his family to take the court. That honor belongs to his mother, Kim, who sang … Continue reading

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Penn State overcomes slow start to beat Morgan State 61-48

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – It was a familiar sight for Penn State fans in the Bryce Jordan Center Friday night. The Nittany Lions started slow, like they did so many times last year and couldn’t connect from the field. After starting 2-of-11 … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Friday, November 14

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) — Here are the game previews for Friday, November 14: ~~~ Lafayette (0-0) at Robert Morris (0-0) Where: Sewall Center, Moon Township, Pa. When: 7:00 PM Watch it: NEC Front Row The Lafayette Leopards open their season … Continue reading

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2014-15 Conference Games to Watch

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – (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) When the 2014-15 basketball season enters … Continue reading

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On signing day, Pat Chambers ‘fired up’ for 2015 class

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – When Penn State coach Pat Chambers and his staff first got a look at Mike Watkins in April 2013 – while watching Watkins’ Team Philly squad play during the first ‘live’ recruiting period of the year … Continue reading

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2014-15 Non-Conference Games to Watch

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – (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) Some say that the college basketball … Continue reading

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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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