Top-seeded Syracuse University erased an early four-goal deficit to beat Bryant 12-7 in its opening game at the national college lacrosse tournament, while Cornell University had the biggest upset of the first round with a 16-8 win over sixth-seeded Maryland.
Pennsylvania State University lost a court bid to dismiss a lawsuit by former assistant football coach Mike McQueary over claims he was fired because of his cooperation in the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse case.
Two months into his presidency at Rutgers University, Robert Barchi was overseeing the largest reorganization at U.S. public colleges, including a medical school merger. In a fateful decision, he chose not to watch a video of the men’s basketball coach abusing players that later horrified the nation.
Pennsylvania State University must wait until next month for an answer to its request to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a former coach tied to the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse case, a state court judge said.