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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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Penn State overcomes sluggish start to beat Akron 78-72

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – Penn State played its fourth game in six days Tuesday night in the Bryce Jordan Center when they overcame a lousy first half to beat Akron 78-72. D.J. Newbill scored a game-high 29 points, grabbed five rebounds and … Continue reading

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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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