Lady Lions thrive on support of fans
Maggie Lucas is perpetually in motion, cupping her hands to her ears to inspire the home crowd, or flashing three fingers after another clutch bucket. Her Penn State teammates are always on guard, prepped to be on the receiving end of an elevated chest bump after a game-changing run.
Lucas leads Penn State rally
Maggie Lucas sank one 3-pointer, followed with another, and pushed the crowd into a frenzy.
Penn State’s comeback was on full blast, and Lucas was leading the charge.
Florida pulls away from Pitt
Scottie Wilbekin sat on the bench for the final minute, holding a bag of ice against his left knee.
It was about the only time he wasn’t giving Pittsburgh huge problems on both ends of the court.
Henderson takes 4th in NCAA Div. I
Evan Henderson became an All-American for the second time at the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships on Saturday.
The New Florence native finished fourth at 141 pounds -- two spots higher than last year and the best performance by a Tar Heel in the NCAA tournament in nearly two decades – but he’s not satisfied.
Lucas looking to leave Penn State as a winner
Maggie Lucas has a few more opportunities left to thrill the home crowd.
Lucas, the two-time Big Ten player of the year, will leave Penn State as one of the most accomplished players in program history.
UPJ works split with Seton Hill
The Pitt-Johnstown baseball team embarked on a new chapter in the program's history Friday afternoon as the Mountain Cats opened PSAC conference play for the first time by hosting the Seton Hill Griffins at Point Stadium.
In chilly, snowy conditions more suited to a Pittsburgh Steelers playoff game than a baseball opening day, the two squads split a doubleheader.
Panthers looking for repeat performance
There's a chance that either Florida's lackluster performance or Pittsburgh's dominant showing was an aberration.
Maybe even both.
Pitt pummels Colorado
Unselfish offense, tenacious defense.
When Pittsburgh plays like it did in routing Colorado 77-48 in the South Regional on Thursday, the ninth-seeded Panthers think they are capable of competing with anyone.
Penn St. favored to win
Penn State is favored to win its fourth consecutive NCAA wrestling title this weekend, despite challenges from traditional powers Iowa, Oklahoma State, Oklahoma and Minnesota.
“I think the parity is great,” Penn State coach Cael Sanderson said. “It takes time. Not too long ago, I think you only had three teams with a chance to win, Now, I think there are 10 or 15 that think they can win and have the resources to do so.”
Injuries hindering both Pitt, Colorado
Within hours over a gloomy weekend this winter, season-ending knee injuries sidelined Colorado’s point guard and cost Pittsburgh one of its top reserves.
Lesser teams might have faltered down the stretch, however the eighth-seeded Buffaloes (23-11) and ninth-seeded Panthers (25-9) made adjustments that enabled them to remain on course to get back to the NCAA tournament, where they’ll meet today in the second round of the Midwest Regional.
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