The fifth-seeded Penn State men’s hockey team suffered a tough 4-3 overtime loss to top-seeded Wisconsin in the Big Ten semifinals yesterday. The Badgers take on two-seed Minnesota in today’s conference title game.
Professionally, the Flyers nipped the Rangers in New York, 5-4, in overtime. The Penguins defeated visiting Boston, 4-1.
Penn State has hired Purdue associate head coach Micah Shrewsberry as its new head men’s basketball coach. Shrewsberry replaces Jim Ferry, who served as interim head coach for a season. He also spent six seasons with the NBA’s Boston Celtics as an assistant.
Finally, in spring training action, the Yankees doubled up the Phillies, 4-2, and Baltimore routed the Pirates, 12-3.