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December 4, 2022

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Singleton Earns Big Ten Freshman of the Year To Lead All-Big Ten Offensive Selections

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State freshman running back Nicholas Singleton was honored as Thompson-Randle El Freshman of the Year on Wednesday. Singleton was among 10 Penn State offensive players picking up All-Big Ten honors.   Singleton is the fourth Thompson-Randle El Big Ten Freshman of the Year joining Christian Hackenberg (2013), Deion Barnes (2012) and Curtis Enis (1995, media). Singleton became Penn State’s 37th major award winner for conference awards and the 11th in the James Franklin era.   Singleton was a third-team All-Big Ten selection, joining OL Olumuyiwa Fashanu (second team), OL Juice Scruggs (third team), TE Brenton Strange (third team), RB Kaytron Allen (honorable mention), QB Sean Clifford (honorable mention),…

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Porter Leads All-Big Ten Defense and Special Teams Selections

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State redshirt junior cornerback Joey Porter Jr. was named first-team All-Big Ten by the coaches and media on Tuesday. Porter led 13 All-Big Ten selections on defense and special teams. All-Big Ten offensive honors will be announced on Wednesday.   Joining Porter as All-Big Ten selections were LB Abdul Carter (second team), DT PJ Mustipher (second team), KR Nicholas Singleton (second team), S Ji’Ayir Brown (third team), DE Adisa Isaac (third team), CB Kalen King (third team), P Barney Amor (honorable mention), CB Johnny Dixon (honorable mention), LB Curtis Jacobs (honorable mention), K Jake Pinegar (honorable mention), DE Chop Robinson (honorable mention) and DE Nick Tarburton (honorable mention).   LS Chris Stoll was honored with the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award.   Joey…

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Big Ten Announces 2022-23 Men’s Basketball Conference Schedule

2022-23 Penn State Men’s Basketball Schedule ROSEMONT, Ill. – The 2022-23 Penn State men’s basketball schedule is now complete as the Big Ten Conference released the full 20-game slate of league games Thursday that includes nine conference matchups inside the Bryce Jordan Center and a “home” date at The Palestra in Philadelphia.  The 2022-23 Penn State men’s basketball season is presented by Highmark Health.   Five weekend games inside the Bryce Jordan Center highlight the Nittany Lions’ home conference slate, while Penn State will also host Purdue in the historic Palestra on Sunday, Jan. 8.   Tipoff times and network designations…

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Improvements and Updates in Store for Beaver Stadium in 2022

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – With the return to Beaver Stadium approaching, fans will see a variety of game day improvements during their visit to a Penn State Football game in 2022.   Most notably, Gate C has been expanded to ease the entry process on the northwest side of Beaver Stadium. A new fan-friendly clear bag policy is in place and a new day of game parking purchase location is in effect. In addition, fans are asked to make sure they have reinstalled the Penn State Athletics Mobile App ahead of the home opener. Information on all of this and more…

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Penn State Announces Men’s Basketball Reseat Ahead of 2022-23 Season

2022-23 Men’s Basketball Reseat Information and FAQs   UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State Athletics department will do a full reseat of all season ticket seat locations at the Bryce Jordan Center ahead of the 2022-23 Penn State men’s basketball season. The reseating process will take place in late August.   What is a reseat? Reseat is a process where all season ticket holders in the arena select new seats. Everyone who places a seat deposit will receive an appointment window when they will select from any available seats in the arena. Appointment windows will be determined by Nittany Lion…

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Harrar and Parker Selected Big Ten Medal of Honor Recipients

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa – Men’s basketball fifth-year senior John Harrar and women’s volleyball senior Jonni Parker have been selected as Penn State’s 2021-22 recipients of the prestigious Big Ten Medal of Honor. The Big Ten, the nation’s oldest collegiate conference, commemorates the 107th anniversary of a very unique tradition – the Big Ten Medal of Honor – awarded to one male and one female student from the graduating class of each member institution who has demonstrated excellence on and off the field throughout their college career. The conference’s most exclusive award was the first of its kind in intercollegiate athletics to recognize academic and athletic…

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Big Ten Announces Men’s Basketball 2022-23 Home and Away Opponents

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Big Ten Conference announced single-play and double-play opponents Thursday afternoon for the 2022-23 Penn State Men’s Basketball season presented by Highmark Health. The Nittany Lions will face seven double-play opponents and six single-play opponents in the 20-game Big Ten men’s basketball slate.   Penn State will play home and away games against Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Nebraska, Purdue, Rutgers and Wisconsin in 2022-23. Indiana, Iowa and Michigan State will each visit the Bryce Jordan Center as Penn State’s home-only opponents. Away games for single-play opponents send Penn State to Minnesota, Northwestern and Ohio State.   Dates, television…

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Lady Lions’ Kelly Mazzante Selected to Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Penn State women’s basketball all-time great Kelly Mazzante (2000-04) is one of 11 new inductees to the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame, the organization announced Tuesday. Mazzante will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 30, at a banquet in Reading.     Her No. 13 jersey retired by the Lady Lions, Mazzante is the Big Ten’s No. 3 all-time leading scorer (male or female) with 2,919 points. A three-time Kodak/WBCA and USBWA First-Team All-American, she was the fourth player in Big Ten history to repeat as Player of the Year, earning the award as both a…

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Three Former Lions on 2023 Hall of Fame Ballot

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa – Penn State lettermen Ki-Jana Carter, D.J. Dozier and Paul Posluszny have been selected as a part of the national ballot for the National Football Foundation’s College Hall of Fame’s Class of 2023. A total of 80 players and nine coaches from FBS are on the 2023 ballot.   The trio of standouts have an opportunity to join 20 former Nittany Lion players (including LaVar Arrington, who will be inducted this year) and five Penn State coaches who have been inducted into the Hall.   Also on the Hall of Fame ballot is former Nittany Lion student-athlete Glenn Killinger, who is among the…

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Penn State’s Opener at Purdue Slated for 8 p.m. ET on FOX

    UNIVERITY PARK, Pa – The Big Ten Conference has announced start times and/or network designations for select Penn State contests this upcoming season. Penn State’s updated game times and network designations can be seen below.   Date                          Opponent              Time                   Network Thursday, Sept. 1       at Purdue                8 p.m. ET             FOX Saturday, Sept. 10      Ohio                       Noon ET              ABC Saturday, Sept. 17      at Auburn                3:30 p.m. ET        CBS Saturday, Sept. 24      Central Michigan     TBD                    BTN Saturday, Oct. 1         Northwestern          TBD                    ESPN Network Saturday, Oct. 22       Minnesota               7:30 p.m. ET        TBD   The Nittany Lions will compete in their fifth season opener…

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