2-minute Drill: Pens Continue Surge by Shutting Out Buffalo

| March 15, 2019


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  • Casey DeSmith made 26 saves for the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 5-0 win against the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Center on Thursday.
  • Charlie Brown Jr. scored 28 points as 10th seeded St. Joseph’s upset 7th seeded Duquesne 92-86 in the third of four second round Atlantic 10 Tournament games Thursday.
  • Penn State lost 77-72 in overtime to Minnesota in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament — a loss punctuated by at least two seemingly obvious officiating blunders, a struggling second half offense and the slow but steady comeback trail by the Gophers.
  • Widely criticized for sitting out last season and overplaying his negotiating hand as he entered free agency, running back Le’Veon Bell claimed Thursday night he had no regrets, saying he landed “a beautiful deal” with the New York Jets.
  • First reported by The Athletic in Chicago and confirmed by StateCollege.com, Penn State coach Patrick Chambers will be back for his ninth season.

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