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Giger: Watered-down NCAA Tournament should be wild ride

March 15, 2011 The NCAA doesn't do many things right, but thank goodness it voted last year not to expand the men's basketball tournament to 96 teams. more »»

Giger: A 'special moment' for PSU men's basketball

March 14, 2011 Tradition has to start somewhere, and maybe, just maybe, Penn State's basketball program began that process at 6:21 p.m. Sunday. "That was a special moment," Nittany Lion coach Ed DeChellis said. more »»

ESPN sees Penn State as virtual lock to reach NCAA Tournament

March 12, 2011 Check the link to the right for Cory Giger's blog on the Nittany Lions' NCAA tourney chances. more »»

Giger: Sadly, this is just who Penn State is in basketball

March 2, 2011 UNIVERSITY PARK -- Glancing at the wonderful, whiteout crowd at the Bryce Jordan Center, seeing 15,403 fans pumped for the program's biggest game in a decade, one couldn't help but think: "Wouldn't... more »»

Golden opportunity awaits PSU hoops

March 1, 2011 Tonight, Penn State plays its biggest basketball game in a decade — since the 2001 NCAA Tournament — and it’s also the biggest game of Talor Battle’s life and Ed DeChellis’ career. A win over No. more »»

Ready to repeat: Strong roster gives Curve chance at another title

February 27, 2011 A repeat championship certainly looks like a possibility for this year’s Curve team, which will include several and perhaps many players returning from 2010, plus another strong pitching staff. more »»

Giger: We now can stop with all the PSU bubble talk

February 11, 2011 The Nittany Lions aren’t going to the NCAA?Tournament, not unless they pull off a miracle and win the Big Ten tourney. more »»

Przekwas was architect of SFU women's dynasty

February 6, 2011 LORETTO -- No matter how bad things got at the end of her coaching career, Jenny Przekwas can always take pride knowing she's remembered around these parts as a great coach who laid the foundation... more »»

Giger: Bleier has unique ties to Steelers and Packers

February 3, 2011 Rocky Bleier has a unique connection to both Super Bowl teams, although there’s no doubt which one he’ll be rooting for Sunday. “Oh, the Steelers,” Bleier said. “I’m a Steeler ... more »»

Giger: PSU men still have lots of work to do to go dancing

February 1, 2011 Penn State plays a big game Tuesday night at Illinois — every game is big from here on out — but the Mirror’s early press start because of an ice storm prevented us from getting the outcome in... more »»

Great expectations: Presley hoping to repeat 2010 success

January 30, 2011 Alex Presley’s stellar 2010 season brought him awards, records and respect, and he’s astute enough to realize that 2011 will offer something very different. more »»

Giger: Pirates' Jones deserves another shot at everyday job

January 27, 2011 Garrett Jones led the Pirates in home runs and RBIs last season, and everywhere you looked at PNC Park you'd see fans wearing his No. 46 jersey. He was productive and popular. more »»

Giger: Tunch and Wolf excel on Steelers radio broadcasts

January 22, 2011 Tunch Ilkin and Craig Wolfley make it more entertaining and informative listening to Steelers games on the radio than TV, where national analysts are often boring and offer little insigh. more »»

Giger: Red Flash road schedule a disgrace

January 13, 2011 St. Francis is having a disastrous men’s basketball season in large part because of a disgraceful schedule that both school and Northeast Conference officials should be ashamed o. more »»

Pitt selects Tulsa's Graham as new coach

January 11, 2011 PITTSBURGH — Todd Graham agreed Monday to leave Tulsa and become Pitt’s third football coach in a month, a move designed to quickly bring stability to a program rocked by former coach Mike Haywood’s... more »»

Walbeck hired for low-A job

January 8, 2011 It’s tough to understand how a good manager and good man with an excellent minor league resume would slip back to the low-A level, but that’s where former Curve skipper Matt Walbeck will find himsel... more »»

Giger: Gators' growing list of problems could bite them

December 29, 2010 TAMPA, Fla. -- I touch on the mounting issues -- from injuries to coaching oddities -- facing the Florida football team and how they could impact Saturday's game in my Giger Counters blog. more »»

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