Penn State Football Coach James Franklin Surprises Walk-On With ScholarshipWalk-on longsnapper Kyle Vasey got a nice surprise after a team meeting on Tuesday afternoon.
AP: Penn State Assistant Turns Down MinnesotaTwo people with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that Minnesota reached out to Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead about its open head coaching job and was turned away.
Banham Sets Big Ten Record, Gophers Fall At Michigan State Aerial Powers scored a career-high 40 points and No. 25 Michigan State withstood Rachel Banham's 52 points that made her the Big Ten's all-time leading scorer to take a 114-106 victory over Minnesota on Sunday.
Apple Valley’s Hall Goes For 6th State Wrestling TitleIf Mark Hall was in basketball instead of wrestling, he'd be as big as LeBron. At least, when LeBron was coming out of high school. "Tons and tons and tons of attention," his coach, Dalen Wasmund, said with a chuckle.
Former Gophers OL Coach Limegrover Headed To Penn StateMatt Limegrover, the former offensive coordinator at the University of Minnesota, has a new home. It was announced Wednesday that Limegrover will be the offensive line coach at Penn State.
Penn State Hoops Over Minnesota 86-77Payton Banks scored 24 points and Penn State beat Minnesota 86-77 on Tuesday. The Nittany Lions (10-6, 1-2 Big Ten) used a 14-6 run over the final 3:46 to avoid an 0-3 start in the Big Ten and spoiled a hot-shooting night for the Golden Gophers (6-9, 0-3 Big Ten), who made 11 3-pointers and led for most of the game.
Gopher Women To Open Hockey Season With Penn State RematchThe defending NCAA champion Minnesota women's hockey team has released its schedule for next season. The Gophers officially start the regular season on the road at Penn State with a Thursday-Friday series on Oct. 1-2.
Newbill's Buzzer-Beating 3 Lifts Penn State Past MinnesotaD.J. Newbill pulled up and calmly swished a 3-pointer at the buzzer, giving him 31 points to lift Penn State to a 79-76 victory over Minnesota on Sunday.
Penn State Holds Off Minnesota Rally In 63-58 WinD.J. Newbill scored 12 points, Jordan Dickerson blocked a shot with 4 seconds left and Penn State held off a late Minnesota rally to defeat the Gophers 63-58 Wednesday night. Penn State (14-7, 2-6 Big Ten) led by 10 points at the half but the Gophers (13-9, 2-7) shot their way back into a 46-45 lead before Devin Foster gave the Lions a lead they would hold for their second straight conference victory.
Gophers Women Fall Out Of AP Top 25The Minnesota women's basketball team has fallen out of the top 25 after consecutive losses.
Penn State Wins 4th Straight Wrestling TitlePenn State won its fourth consecutive NCAA wrestling title, holding off Minnesota 109.5-104 on Saturday night. Oklahoma State placed third with 96.5 points, Iowa was fourth with 78.5 and Edinboro (Pa.) fifth with 62.
Penn State leads In NCAA Wrestling Championships Three-time defending champion Penn State holds the slimmest of leads heading into the final day of the NCAA national wrestling championships.
Minnesota Survives Scare From Penn St. 63-56Austin Hollins scored 18 points, Deandre Mathieu added 13 and Andre Hollins hit a late 3-pointer Thursday to give Minnesota a badly needed 63-56 win over Penn State in the Big Ten tournament. The seventh-seeded Golden Gophers (20-12) advanced to Friday night's quarterfinal against No. 12 Wisconsin with their third win in four games. 10th-seeded Penn State (15-17) had a miserable night shooting, making only 32.2 percent from the field. D.J. Newbill had 16 points and senior Tim Frazier added 11. Penn State heads home from Indianapolis after losing for the third time in four games.
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Gophers Beat Penn State 5-2 For SweepThe University of Minnesota men’s hockey team completed a sweep of Penn State in Big Ten hockey action Monday night with a 5-2 victory in University Park, Pa. The Gophers, ranked No. 1 in the country, improved to 5-0-1 in league play.