Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Nittany Notebook

Notebook (1-22): PSU offers two DEs from Florida

Update: 8:20 p.m.

**Penn State has offered 3-star DE Zane Durant (6-1, 240) from Orlando. He’s in the class of 2022. He has offers from Auburn, UCF, Tennessee and Indiana.

**PSU also has offered 3-star DE from Florida, Aaron Hester (6-3, 221), for the class of 2022. He also has offers from Florida State, Miami, Michigan, Arkansas and Wisconsin.

Update: 9:50 a.m.

**The Saint Francis men’s basketball team went on a 19-0 run in the second half to blow open what had been a tie game and went on to rout Sacred Heart on Thursday, 76-58.

The game was tied at 48 before the Red Flash exploded on the big run. The Red Flash improved to 2-4 in the Northeast Conference and 3-7 overall.

“I thought it was a great team win. We got contributions from a lot of guys,” SFU coach Rob Krimmel said in a school release. “We got off to a good start in the first half, and how we finished that half was an important step for us.

“In the second half, I called a timeout, because we had just given up a four-point play and I was a little concerned with our guys’ body language … I wanted to make sure our guys understood there was a lot of basketball left. We ran into some foul trouble, but I thought we got some great lifts when we changed the lineup a bit in the second half. I thought we really took a step tonight as a team.”

Maxwell Land led Saint Francis with 14 points, while Ramiir Dixon-Conover had 12 and Bryce Laskey 11. Redshirt freshman Josh Cohen had 11 points and 10 rebounds.

The two teams play again today at 4 p.m.

Click for more Nittany Sports Now coverage

Get Nittany Sports Now in your inbox

Sign-up for email updates and get the whole story first from the Nittany Sports Now team, delivered straight to your inbox.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

Written By

Cory Giger is a 15-year veteran of the Penn State beat and a journalist with 28 years of experience. He has won more than 100 state and national journalism awards during his career, plus he's a voter for the Heisman Trophy in football and Wooden Award in basketball.

More from Nittany Sports Now

Saint Francis

0 Mike Iuzzolino will be playing at Saint Francis’ DeGol Arena at some point in the next year, resurrecting memories of the most famous...

Saint Francis

0 Rob Krimmel has already rebuilt a struggling Saint Francis basketball program once, and the Red Flash lifer will try to start the process...

Saint Francis

0 Saint Francis started the season with an incredible victory, and ended it with an incredible loss. Not much went right for the Red...

Saint Francis

0 This is some great stuff from Saint Francis basketball coach Rob Krimmel, who shows a couple of examples of film study from a...

Get Nittany Sports Now in your inbox

Sign-up for email updates and get the whole story first from the Nittany Sports Now team, delivered straight to your inbox.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

Send this to a friend