Stay updated on news concerning Penn State sports and news within the Big Ten Conference in today’s Nittany Sports Now Notebook.
Update (12:52 PM)—
**Penn State football has offered Demetrius Bell, a class of 2023 ATH from Blackman High School near Nashville, Tennessee. Bell also had offers from schools such as Toledo and Eastern Kentucky.
— Demitrius Bell (@db1_1o) March 18, 2022
Update (11:46 AM)—
Nicholas Singleton at the @MaxwellFootball press conference in Atlantic City:
“I’m focused on my team at Penn State. I want to achieve our goal of winning Big Ten Championships, competing for national titles and getting a great education from a great University.” pic.twitter.com/xdU6uwSKQB
— Penn State FB Communications (@PennStFBComms) March 18, 2022
Update (11:09 AM) —
I am extremely thankful to @coachjfranklin and the @PennStateFball program for the opportunity to serve as Offensive Analyst. My family and I are excited to start the next chapter! #WeAre
— Rod Smith (@CoachRSmith1) March 18, 2022
Update (9:30 AM)—
**Penn State football has extended an offer to Joshua Mickens, a four-star EDGE from Lawrence Central High School in Indianapolis.
Mickens, a 6-foot-5, 225-pounder, has offers from 25 other schools, including LSU, USC, West Virginia, Michigan and Michigan State.
Blessed to receive an offer from Penn State University! Special thanks to @Coachjfranklin @Coach_mannydiaz @Coach_elby @ZemaitisTouch_ @pennstatefball #WeAre@LCHSAthletics @BigBearsLCFTBL pic.twitter.com/HjO1h8Pny3
— Joshua Mickens (@JoshuaMickens7) March 17, 2022
Update (9:23 AM)—
**Today marks the 21st anniversary of Penn State men’s basketball’s last NCAA tournament win. The seventh-seeded Nittany Lions upset second-seeded North Carolina, 82-74, to move on to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 1955.
Penn State’s run ended in the next round with a loss to John Chaney’s Temple Owls.
— Penn State On BTN (@PennStateOnBTN) March 18, 2022