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Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno died Sunday morning at 85. His family released a statement Sunday morning to announce his death: "His loss leaves a void in our lives that will never be filled."

Paterno, the longtime Penn State coach who won more games than anyone in major college football but was fired amid a child sex abuse scandal

01/22/2012 - 11:08
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Cammeron Woodyard scored 17 points and Tim Frazier had 12 points and 9 assists to lead Penn State to a 54-52 upset win over No. 25 Illinois in a nationally televised battle from the Bryce Jordan Center in Happy Valley on Thursday night.

Penn State played from the start like they had something to prove: at 9-10 and 1-5 in Big Ten play, they were looking to end their losing skid at three games.

01/19/2012 - 22:19
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Despite a career-high 22 points from senior Cammeron Woodyard and 20 from junior Tim Frazier, Penn State shot just 30 percent and lost to Minnesota 80-66 Sunday afternoon in the Bryce Jordan Center.

Penn State struggled through its worst home shooting night of the season and couldn’t capitalize on 11 steals and 17 Gopher turnovers as Minnesota left with an 80-66 victory Sunday afternoon in the

01/15/2012 - 21:52
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Roof named defensive coordinator, Philadelphia native Butler to coach secondary

Penn State head football coach Bill O’Brien has completed his defensive coaching staff with the appointments of Ted Roof as defensive coordinator and John Butler as secondary coach.

01/13/2012 - 16:55
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Penn State staff has extensive college and NFL experience; two BCS national titles in past 10 years

Penn State head football coach Bill O’Brien today announced six members of his first coaching staff, bringing together a unit with extensive collegiate and National Football League experience.

01/12/2012 - 17:41
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In its first game in Lincoln, Neb. since the 1995 NIT and first since the Huskers joined the Big Ten conference, Penn State got a career-high 30 points from Tim Frazier but fell, 70-58, to Nebraska.

The Huskers shot 55 percent for the game to hold a double-digit lead for much of the game over a Penn State team that hit just 33 percent and had only Frazier reach double-digits in scoring.

01/11/2012 - 23:34
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Despite a barrage of 16 3-pointers and 67 percent shooting from the arc by No. 12 Indiana, Penn State fought valiantly and closed within two three times in the final minute before falling, 88-82, in front of a buzzing crowd at the Bryce Jordan Center Sunday.

The Hoosiers hit seven threes in a row in the first half and got 28 points on 7-of-9 from three from Jordan Hulls and 22 on 5-of-6 from three from Matt Roth to come within one trey of tying the Big

01/08/2012 - 19:19
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Penn State has selected Bill O’Brien, the New England Patriots offensive coordinator, as its 15th head football coach in its storied 125-year history.

O’Brien’s appointment was announced Friday evening by Penn State president Rodney Erickson and Dave Joyner, Acting Director of Athletics.

01/07/2012 - 00:35
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Billy Oliver scored 21 points on seven 3-pointers and Penn State stunned Purdue 65-45, holding the Boilermakers to an ice cold 31.9 percent shooting. Matt Glover collected 11 rebounds for the Nittany Lions.

Dominating from start to finish, the Penn State men's basketball team (9-7, 1-2 Big Ten) earned a 65-45 victory against Purdue (12-4, 2-1 Big Ten) Thursday night at the Bryce Jordan Center.

01/05/2012 - 23:07
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Crawford, Lynn, Still and Troutman set to play in Jan. 28 all-star game

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; January 5, 2012 – A quartet of Penn State standouts have accepted invitations to play in the 63rd Annual Senior Bowl on Saturday, January 28.

01/05/2012 - 21:27
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This has been a rough basketball season for fans of Division 1 hoops in this part of the state. Usually tough Robert Morris is struggling to stay at .500. Big Ten losses continue to pile up in State College. Even NCAA tourney staple Pitt is under .500 in the ACC.
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