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Joe Paterno remembered at Penn State-Indiana basketball game

January 22, 2012 | 10:20 am
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Members of the Penn State men's basketball team learned of Joe Paterno's death Sunday morning while on a bus heading to Assembly Hall for a Big Ten Conference game against Indiana in Bloomington, Ind.

Paterno, 85, Penn State's former football coach, died only hours before the start of the game.

Penn State led No. 13 Indiana, 29-27, at halftime.

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A moment of silence was observed in Paterno's memory before the game and the Associated Press reported polite applause afterward.

Penn State players wore black stripes across their jerseys.


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Photo: Joe Paterno during one of his weekly news conferences. Credit: Pat Little / Associated Press