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November 28, 2021

Nittany Lions Face Florida in Basketball Hall of Fame Invitational Dec. 13

BROOKLYN, New York – The Penn State men’s basketball team will play Florida on Sunday, Dec. 13 at Barclays Center in the Basketball Hall of Fame Invitational. The game between the Nittany Lions and Gators is part of a quadruple-header with Purdue vs. West Virginia, Stanford vs. Georgia Tech and Army vs. Princeton as announced Wednesday. “We love being able to play in front of our Penn State alumni and fans in New York City and we’re looking forward to being part of this exciting slate of games,” said Penn State men’s basketball coach Patrick Chambers. We’ve been fortunate to have been invited…

Penn State Athletics Begins Phased Return June 8

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa – As part of Penn State’s overall planning process and working with University officials, Penn State Athletics will begin a phased approach to return to campus beginning June 8 with 75 football student-athletes. Intercollegiate Athletics is part of a phased return for the University that includes other student groups who may also require access to specialized facilities, in-person mentoring or early arrival for successful transition to the fall semester. Following CDC and local government guidelines, as well as tracking and implementing recommendations coming from the NCAA Sport Science Institute and the Big Ten Conference’s task force for Emerging Infectious Disease,…

Rivers and Stevens Selected as Student-Athletes of the Year

  UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa – Penn State Athletics announced its Female and Male Student-Athletes of the Year, with NCAA track champion Danae Rivers and men’s basketball standout Lamar Stevens claiming honors for the highly successful 2019-20 academic year.   Rivers is the third member of the women’s cross country and track & field program to earn Female Student-Athlete of the Year, joining Kim McGreevy, who was the recipient in 1996-97, and Shana Cox, who won the award in 2006-07 and 2007-08. Stevens becomes the fourth Nittany Lion basketball student-athlete to earn male honors, joining Pete Lisicky (1997-98), Joe Crispin (2000-01)…