Local Sports 11/28/18

A MAN WAS SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR THREATENING TO SHOOT UP HEINZ FIELD DURING LAST SEASONS NFL PLAYOFFS. FEDERAL PROSECUTORS SAY THAT YUTTANA CHOOCHONGOL WAS GIVEN 18 MONTHS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR SAYING HE WAS GOING TO SHOOT PITTSBURGH STEELERS PLAYERS AND FANS AT THEIR PLAYOFF GAME AGAINST JACKSONVILLE IN JANUARY.

 

PENN STATE PULLED OF AN UPSET LAST NIGHT BY BEATING 13TH RANKED VIRGINIA TECH 63-62 AT THE BRYCE JORDAN CENTER AS PART OF THE BIG 10-ACC CHALLENGE. FRESHMAN MYREON JONES LED PENN STATE WITH 18 POINTS, AS THE NITTANY LIONS IMPROVED TO 4-2 ON THE SEASON.

 

THE ST. FRANCIS RED FLASH PICKED UP AN EASY WIN LAST NIGHT AT HOME. THE FLASH ROUTED BLOOMSBURG 113-59 AFTER COMPLETING A ROAD TRIP TO UCLA, NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA TECH. 6 FLASH PLAYERS HIT FOUBLE FIGURES, INCLUDING A TEAM LEADING 23 POINTS FROM RANDALL GASKINS. THE FLASH ARE NOW 2-4 ON THE SEASON, AND HOST NIAGRA FRIDAY NIGHT.

 

PENN STATE FINISHED 12TH IN THE NEXT TO LAST COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF TOP 25 POLL. OHIO STATE AFTER THEIR ROUT OF MICHIGAN, JUMPED UNDEFEATED CENTRAL FLORIDA TO MOVE INTO 6TH PLACE AND HAVE A TRUE SHOT OF GETTING INTO THE FINAL 4, WHICH WILL BE ANNOUNCED THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON. UCF WAS RANKED 8TH.