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March 29, 2023

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Mike Rhoades Named Penn State Men’s Basketball Head Coach

Mar 29, 2023

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Patrick Kraft announced Wednesday the hiring of VCU head coach Mike Rhoades as the Peter and Ann Tombros Endowed Men’s Basketball Head Coach. In 19 seasons as a collegiate head coach, Rhoades, a Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania native, has produced a 373-189 record, a winning percentage of .664, seven NCAA Tournament appearances and nine national postseason appearances.   Rhoades, whose contract was approved by the Board of Trustees Wednesday, becomes the 15th men’s basketball head coach in Penn State history. Rhoades will be formally introduced in a press conference on…

Boardwalk and Parking Information Set for 2023 Blue-White Game

Mar 23, 2023

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Fans who attend the 2023 Blue-White Game, presented by Highmark, will have a variety of activities to participate in over the weekend. The Blue-White Game will kick at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 15 in Beaver Stadium. Parking lots will open at 8 a.m. Admission to the Blue-White Game is free. Fans will enter through gates A, B, C and E, which will open at noon. Normal Bag Policy in Place for Blue-White Game Penn State University’s normal bag policy will be in place for the Blue-White Game. Clear tote bags, which can be sized 12″ x 6″ x…


Penn State and James Franklin Agree to 10-Year Deal

Steve talks about the Franklin contract on Tuesday, Nov 23, 2021 Show UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State’s James Franklin has agreed to the terms of a new 10-year contract to remain as the head football coach of the Nittany Lions through 2031. The terms were approved by the Subcommittee on Compensation of the Penn State Board of Trustees today. “Penn State’s future is bright, and I’m honored to continue to serve as your head football coach,” said Franklin. “Nine weeks ago, the administration approached me about making a long-term investment in our football program. This prompted numerous conversations outlining…

What 2 Watch 4 with The King

Yankee’s COVID cases, tax day, and NBA ratings are just some What 2 Watch 4 this week with the King! Full Friday podcast here. 

Look: Penn State receives gift from Cotton Bowl

By NICK KOSKO  Lions 24/7 Penn State finished No. 9 overall and capped off an 11-2 season in 2019 with a 53-39 victory over Memphis in the Cotton Bowl. The Nittany Lions narrowly missed out on the Big Ten Championship game with a 28-17 loss to Ohio State. They dominated on the ground with 202 rushing yards and two touchdowns from running back Journey Brown, among others to run away from Memphis. However, the coolest victory moment may be the new addition to Penn State’s campus. The Cotton Bowl sent a gift to Penn State for the victory, making it one…

2019-2020 Bowl Projections from CBS Sports

Click here to see the latest projections for the bowl season and to see where Penn State might be headed.