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Today in Penn State sports: Nov. 30, 2017

Everything you missed in Penn State sports — and isn’t listed elsewhere in the CDT — from Thursday:


QB McSorley a finalist for Manning Award

Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley was named one of 11 finalists for the Manning Award, which is the lone quarterback award that takes the candidates’ bowl performances into account.

The winner will be announced after the bowls in January.

McSorley is joined by 10 other finalists: Ohio State’s J.T. Barrett, Clemson’s Kelly Bryant, USC’s Sam Darnold, Alabama’s Jalen Hurts, Louisville’s Lamar Jackson, Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield, UCF’s McKenzie Milton, Oklahoma State’s Mason Rudolph, Auburn’s Jarrett Stidham and Arizona’s Kahlil Tate.

Women’s basketball

PSU beats Wake Forest

UNIVERSITY PARK Behind a game-high 21 points from Teniya Page, the Penn State women’s basketball team cruised to a 68-58 win over Wake Forest on Thursday night.

The Lady Lions went on a 24-6 run in the second quarter to essentially put the game away.

Kamaria McDaniel added 12 points while De’Janae Boykin had nine points and 11 rebounds in the winning effort.

Women’s soccer

Riehl heading to U-23 USWNT camp

CHICAGO Penn State redshirt sophomore Kaleigh Riehl is part of a training camp for the U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team, which is taking place from Nov. 28 to Dec. 4 in Orlando, Fla., according to a Thursday news release by the university.

Riehl is one of eight defenders on the roster.