Don’t be fooled by numbers. The debate over conference scheduling may be intriguing, but it’s just a diversion from other inconsistencies plaguing college football. It doesn’t matter whether the Big Ten plays eight, nine or 10 league games, if the schedule-makers don’t rearrange their priorities. “We didn’t go to nine games for one reason,” Big […]
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Saturday: No. 16 Iowa 82, Penn State 70
IOWA CITY, Ia. — Lisa Bluder said last week her team’s matchup with No. 15 Penn State would present a big challenge. Bluder’s comments turned out to be true in more than one way. Penn State used a decided size advantage to muscle its way past No. 22 Iowa 87-71 in front of more than […]
Penn State at Iowa, 8 p.m. Saturday (BTN).
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Penn State will gradually get back football scholarships taken away over the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, the NCAA announced Tuesday, crediting the university for making significant improvements to its athletics programs. Five scholarships will be restored next year and more will be phased in until the school reaches normal totals in […]
Big Ten statement: Park Ridge, Ill. – Earlier today the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) held a teleconference to announce a modification to the sanctions set forth in the Consent Decree that the NCAA entered into with Penn State on July 23, 2012. The NCAA’s decision to modify the Consent Decree was based strongly on […]
From UI Athletic Communications: The University of Iowa and Penn State University announced Friday that the two schools will meet in a nonconference wrestling dual on Saturday, Dec. 21, at 8 p.m. (CT) on Mediacom Mat inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes and Nittany Lions have met every year since 1982, but their annual meeting was […]
AROUND THE BIG TEN CONFERENCE Ohio State enters the season with the nation’s longest active winning streak at 12 games. It’s the longest winning streak for a Big Ten team since Iowa won 13 straight over the 2008 and 2009 seasons. The Buckeyes’ junior quarterback, Braxton Miller, has a chance to become the second player […]