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June 23, 2024

PSU-Illinois Game Time Announced PARK, Pa. – The Nittany Lions and Illinois meet in a Halloween matchup with a kick time slated for noon on either ESPN2 or ESPNU. The network will be determined Sunday.

The Penn State-Illinois contest also airs on the Penn State Sports Network (10:30 a.m. airtime) and The Illinois game will mark the Nittany Lions’ seventh appearance of the season on an ESPN/ABC network.

Penn State is 17-5 all-time against Illinois, including an 8-1 mark in home games. The Nittany Lions dropped a 16-14 decision in Champaign a year ago despite 137 rushing yards and a touchdown fromAkeel Lynch. Chris Godwin opened the scoring with an 18-yard touchdown catch in the first quarter. However, a 36-yard field goal by David Reisner with eight seconds remaining lifted the Illini to the win.

The Nittany Lions travel to Baltimore to face Maryland at M&T Bank Stadium on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. The game will air on ESPN, the Penn State Sports Network (2 p.m. pregame) and

Tickets for the Nittany Lions’ last two home games are available. Penn State hosts Illinois on Oct. 31 and Michigan on Nov. 21 for Senior Day and a Penn State WhiteOut. To purchase tickets or for more information, fans can visit, call 1-800-NITTANY or visit the Bryce Jordan Center ticket office weekdays from 10 a.m-6 p.m.

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