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Michigan State Postgame

Penn State Sports Magazine

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N O V E M B E R 4 , 2 0 1 7 B L U E W H I T E O N L I N E . c O M 1 RAINED OUT Lions see their title hopes vanish with loss to Michigan State A powerful thunderstorm swept over central Michigan on Saturday a?ernoon, and washed away in the deluge were Penn State's chances of vying for the Big Ten and national titles. The Nittany Lions slipped out of contention for both with their second loss in eight days, as they fell to the Spartans, 27- 24, on a last-second field goal by Matt Coghlin. Coming out of a three-and-a-half-hour delay brought on by what officials labeled "extreme weather," Michigan State quickly seized the mo- mentum, erasing a seven-point Penn State lead in the second quarter and coming out ahead a?er a back-and-fourth second half. Sophomore quarterback Brian Lewerke shred- M A T T   H E R B | M A T T @ B L U E W H I T E O N L I N E . c O M Kevin Givens chases Michi- gan State quarterback Brian Lewerke during Penn State's visit to East Lansing. The sopho- more defen- sive lineman played both tackle and end, but the Lions weren't able to hold off the Spartans. Photo by Steve Manuel BWI X PRESS P O S T G A M E R E P O R T W E E K 9 M I C H I G A N S T A T E 2 7 , P E N N S T A T E 2 4

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