Alex Bentley scored 21 points and Penn State (No. 21 ESPN/USA Today, No. 22 AP) beat Iowa 68-52 on Sunday, hours after longtime Nittany Lions football coach Joe Paterno died of cancer.
From the way it handled Rene Portland to the current scandal within the football program, Penn State has long had a deficiency in leadership, failing to be proactive and vigilant to make sure everyone is doing the right thing by young people.
Rene Portland had been almost as much a sports fixture at Penn State as football coach Joe Paterno -- the man who hired her 27 years ago.