The head coach of the Nittany Lions said dropped passes, penalties and an inability to force turnovers hurt his team against Michigan State.
At his weekly teleconference, Franklin talked about the Nittany Lions' passing game, their need to create more turnovers and the focus they will need at Indiana.
Ryquell Armstead was reinjured after re-entering a blowout win.
The Nittany Lions come into the road game with two straight losses, but the Hoosiers are in a similar foul mood after being spanked, 42-16, at home by Iowa.
Neither injured running back Ryquell Armstead or defensive lineman Freddie Booth-Lloyd practiced on Tuesday.
Harvard, which Penn defeated in last season's Ivy League championship game, has been picked as the team to beat.
Hardaway has returned to Memphis to coach the Tigers. This is his first stint as a college head coach.
The award honors an individual in college basketball who embodies the spirit and values of Smith, the late Hall of Fame coach from North Carolina.
The senior forward came to La Salle as a capable scorer, but struggled at first. Now, with a new coach, she hopes to take a step up.
Coach Geoff Collins said on Monday that Armstead is day to day.
Saturday's last-minute defeat raised questions about the Nittany Lions' ability to keep a fourth-quarter lead.
Temple's Quinton Rose was named a preseason first-team all-AAC selection.
Eric Paschall figured he would lose two Villanova teammates to the NBA draft. It turned out to be four. Now, the senior has to step up.