Nitt Links Is Ready For Some Hoops

That's right folks, Penn State basketball starts up today at 7:30 against Lehigh, a team that has one of the nations brighter young stars in C.J McCollum. If you're on the fence about attending tonight's you really should go to see him and Taran Buie battle it out. Even if you're not a huge hoops fan, this season ought to tell us where the program is headed, something that I think interests most Penn State fans. A bad season could mean the end of the road for DeChellis, and a season finishing with some reasonable level of success could lead to an extension. Either way, there is a lot going on this year with the universities second highest grossing program, so pay attention.

News: Freshman get in free to this game. All you have to do is show up. The ticket has already been loaded onto your ID card.

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Andrew Pitz View of Joe Paterno's 400th win. Interactive video blog

A really cool scrapbook of sorts from last weeks game. Pitz is one of the nicest guys you will meet, so I suggest you check out what he put together.

Penn State-Lehigh Preview

Everytime we start talking about college basketball it makes me want to watch Space Jam. Then that makes me think about how wierd Space Jam would have been with LeBron in it.

Linebacker Mauti's intensity fuels Penn State defense

Any runner trembling at the sight of 6-foot-2, 229-pound Michael Mauti racing toward him would find it hard to believe that Penn State's sophomore linebacker didn't care much for football as a kid.

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State College, PA - 10 Reasons to Catch a Penn State Basketball Game

Keeping the Big Ten rivalries alive. There is no reason why we still cannot hate Ohio State and Michigan. With two conference games against each, there’s still plenty of time to keep the rivalry alive post-football season.

Anything that lets me have an outlet for my Ohio State hate gets my vote.

Pryor says no to hoops, yes to senior year - College football- NBC Sports

"I'm a Buckeye until I break all the records," he said during preparations for the eighth-ranked Buckeyes' showdown on Saturday at Ohio Stadium against Penn State.

I give him credit in the very least for not doing what Tebow did and making a big deal about it at a pep rally.

Just like dad, Heyward heads a Penn State rival - The York Daily Record

Minus the formatting it's a pretty good article about Heyward.

Minnesota suspends Joseph indefinitely | wbir.com

The Minneapolis Star Tribune is reporting that Gophers head coach Tubby Smith said that Joseph was suspended for a violation of team rules due to off-court issues

Anybody who follows Big Ten basketball should know this is a surprising development for Minnesota.

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