Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Penn State 38, Illinois 24

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The Nittany Lions did what they had to do and took care of Illinois, 38-24, tonight. It wasn't a statement performance, but it showed that Penn State is a serious contender for the Big Ten title and maybe, just maybe, a player in the national title hunt.

Penn State 38, Illinois 24

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The Nittany Lions did what they had to do and took care of Illinois, 38-24, tonight. It wasn't a statement performance, but it showed that Penn State is a serious contender for the Big Ten title and maybe, just maybe, a player in the national title hunt.

Here's my first running-and-top story. I'll have the write through with quotes in the morning. I'm off the bed. Good night.

About this blog
Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 20 years, covering college sports, golf and the Penn Relays.

Joining Joe this season will be John Stuetz, an intern for The Inquirer and senior at Penn State majoring in print journalism and marketing. This is John's third season covering the Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A native of Glenside, Montgomery County, John graduated from Cheltenham High School.

For Joe, this will be his fifth season on the paper's Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976 to 1984.

Reach Joe at jjuliano@phillynews.com.

Joe Juliano Inquirer Staff Writer
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