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Freshman Derrick Colter's layup in the final minute of overtime gave Duquesne the lead and the Dukes withstood a last-second comeback to hold off James Madison 90-88. Sean Johnson led DU with 20 points and Colter added 19.

Sean Johnson scored 20 points and freshman Quevyn Winters came off the bench to add 16 of his 19 in the second half as Du

11/19/2012 - 21:52
PSR Staff
The Steelers defense was exceptional, holding the Baltimore Ravens to only 200 yards of offense, but Pittsburgh's own offense was dreadful outside of the first drive in a 13-10 loss to the team's biggest rival. Baltimore scored six points off of Pittsburgh turnovers and another seven off of a 63-yard punt return by Jacoby Jones.

Pittsburgh struck first and fast, powered by two improbable plays by Byron Leftwich.

11/19/2012 - 00:38
Kenneth Torgent
Offensive tackle chooses Panthers over Ohio State

Belle Vernon offensive tackle Dorian Johnson, one of the top players in the state of Pennsylvania, verbally committed to Pitt after visiting the school this weekend.

11/19/2012 - 00:12
PSR Staff
The wild weekend that saw Kansas State and Oregon both lose provided a big lift for Notre Dame and a big break for Alabama, who got back into the hunt and moved up to second in the PSR Top 20.

Next week features a few games with national championship implications, none more so than Southern Cal hosting No. 1 Notre Dame.

11/18/2012 - 19:46
PSR Staff
Newbill leads Lions with 20, Frazier leaves game after five minutes with left leg injury

BAYAMON, PUERTO RICO – Penn State (2-2) battled for one half without leading scorer Tim Frazier but cou

11/18/2012 - 17:20
PSR Staff
The Mountaineers fell to 5-5 despite an astounding 584 total yards from Tavon Austin.

Landry Jones threw a perfect slant pass to Kenny Stills for a TD on fourth down with 24 seconds left and Oklahoma edged West Virginia 50-49 in Morgantown despite an astounding 574 total yards from

11/17/2012 - 23:30
Chris Popovec
Pitt trailed Oakland by 18 in the second half and by 7 with less than two minutes left, but freshman James Robinson hit two late free throws to send the game to overtime and the Panthers ran away with it in the extra period, winning 72-62.

Just when you think you've seen it all, college basketball gets at it again.

11/17/2012 - 22:08
Anthony Jaskulski
Panthers add forward and guard during early signing period

The University of Pittsburgh men’s basketball program signed two student-athletes—Josh Newkirk (Raleigh, N.C./Word of Go

11/17/2012 - 18:49
PSR Staff
Matt McGloin threw for 397 yards and four touchdowns -- 197 yards and 3 TDs to Allen Robinson -- as Penn State routed Indiana 45-22 despite what appeared to be a serious injury to Nittany Lions linebacker Mike Mauti.

With students on Thanksgiving break and the Nittany Lions back at home for the first time in three weeks, the day starte

11/17/2012 - 16:33
Adam Bittner
North Allegheny ran away from Seneca-Valley, while West Allegheny's defense shut down Thomas Jefferson as the WPIAL championship games are finally here.

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North Allegheny 47 - Seneca Valley 17

Tigers quarterback Mack Leftwich completed 18 of 23

11/17/2012 - 00:49
PSR Staff
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