It took until the final play of the game, but the No. 4 Nittany Lions survived the trap of Kinnick Stadium at night with an epic 21-19 victory over the Iowa Hawkeyes on Saturday night. The Nittany Lions drove 65 yards on 12 plays, including a fourth down conversion in their own territory, to avoid the upset at Kinnick Stadium. CBS will be doing the TV coverage while the game can be watched online live on fuboTV.
The Maryland women’s golf team will travel to University Park, Pa. this weekend to compete in the 41st annual Nittany Lion Invitational, hosted by Penn State. Standout running back Saquon Barkley added 226 all-purpose yards of his own, 85 of those coming on a handsome touchdown reception that set a stadium record for the longest touchdown pass.
“It was really good to get everyone in the right mindset before we get into conference play”, quarterback Trace McSorley said.
Sensing opportunity just before the half, Iowa quarterback Nate Stewart isolated receiver Nick Easley in the slot for an absurd touchdown that gave the Hawkeyes a halftime lead.
Penn State has to play five games on the road in the Big Ten this year, with matchups against the Hawkeyes, Northwestern, Ohio State, Michigan State and Maryland. When Barkley arrived at Penn State, Franklin challenged him to become more involved in the passing game.
The Hawkeyes forced an instant three-and-out, and Wadley finally got loose with a 70-yard touchdown catch to cut the deficit to 15-13 following a failed two-point conversion.
Iowa soccer finally gets to conference play against Penn State tonight, after going nearly two weeks without a match.
Iowa regained the lead in the second half, when back Akrum Wadley scored from 35 yards.
Penn State vs. Iowa live stream, start time, betting odds and TV information for Saturday’s game between the Nittany Lions and Hawkeyes. With Iowa spoiling Penn State title hopes in the past, expect the Lions to be extra focused to avoid having history repeat itself. The offense was clicking on all cylinders Saturday night.
For all the stats for him to ponder, one is most important to Penn State safety Marcus Allen: Takeaways. Franklin also has to be pleased with the emergence of big-play receiver Saeed Blacknall, who was held without a catch in the first two games but had 64 receiving yards and a score against Georgia State. Though they won’t say it right now, they know full well that MI and Ohio State lurk later on. Penn State’s defense was just as dominant as the offense.
The Terrapins will compete against Bucknell, Delaware, Harvard, Ohio, Penn, Princeton, Seton Hall, South Florida, Yale, Rutgers, Columbia, Youngstown State and Penn State. He did just that threading it into a tight window to Juwan Johnson as time expired to give the Nittany Lions the win.
Recently retired following a 11-year National Football League career with the Minnesota Vikings, Greenway recalled the journey which led him from Madison, South Dakota to Iowa City. His interception late in the second period led to the Hawkeyes’ first touchdown.
Miller made the first hit on Akrum Wadley in the end zone that led to a safety for Penn State midway through the second quarter.
Simone Lee (Menomonee Falls, Wis.) recorded a double-double for the Nittany Lions, putting down a team-high 15 kills and scooping up a season-high 13 digs.