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July 3, 2022

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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Penn State Football at Auburn Slated for 3:30 p.m on CBS

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State football’s Sept. 17 contest at Auburn will kick off at 3:30 p.m. ET, the SEC announced on Wednesday. The game will air on CBS. This will mark Penn State’s 26th all-time appearance on the network. Penn State last played a game on CBS on Sept. 16, 2000 at Pittsburgh, a 12-0 loss to the Panthers. The Nittany Lions hold a 2-1 advantage over the Tigers in the all-time series. Last season, PSU celebrated the annual Penn State White Out game with a 28-20 win over Auburn. Penn State’s offense compiled 391 total yards in the…

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Barbour Wins Sports Business Journal’s AD of the Year Award

  UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Sandy Barbour was selected as Sports Business Journal’s Sports Business AD of the Year Award at the 15th annual Sports Business Awards Wednesday evening at the New York Marriott Marquis Time Square. This is the first time Barbour won the honor after being a finalist in 2009 and 2018.   The Sports Business AD of the Year award recognizes excellence during the 2020-21 academic year.   Barbour, who announced her retirement March 16, leads one of the nation’s most comprehensive and successful athletic programs, overseeing a broad-based program that supports approximately 800 student-athletes in…

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Patrick Kraft named next Penn State vice president for Intercollegiate Athletics 

  Kraft, current director of athletics at Boston College, will begin new role on July 1   UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Patrick Kraft, the William V. Campbell Director of Athletics at Boston College, has been named Penn State’s next vice president for Intercollegiate Athletics/director of athletics by President-elect Neeli Bendapudi. Kraft, a respected leader with a demonstrated record of success and commitment to students and coaches, will assume the role on July 1. “I am thrilled to welcome Pat Kraft and his family — Betsy, Annabelle and Joseph — to the Penn State family. He is an exceptional and inspiring leader with…

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Parking and Boardwalk Fan Fest Information Set for Blue-White Game

  Blue-White game will take place on April 23 at 2 p.m. and will air on Big Ten Network   UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Fans who attend the 2022 Blue-White Game presented by Highmark will have a variety of activities to participate in prior to kickoff.   The Blue-White Game will kick at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 23 in Beaver Stadium and air live on the Big Ten Network. Parking lots will open at 9 a.m. Admission to the Blue-White Game is free. Fans will enter through gates A & B, which will open at 12:30 p.m.   Blue-White Boardwalk Fan…

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