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Feb. 22, 2012
UNIVERSITY PARK, PA.; FEB. 22, 2012 - Penn State's final home game of the season on Sunday, March 4 has been set for a 1 p.m. tip on ESPN as the Nittany Lions battle Michigan on "Senior Day" at the Bryce Jordan Center.
The Wolverines currently stand a half game out of first in the Big Ten standings with three games to play and could be coming to "Happy Valley" looking for their first Big Ten title since the 1985-86 season. Penn State will honor Cammeron Woodyard (Westminster, Md.) in "Senior Day" ceremonies prior to tip-off in the final home game of coach Patrick Chambers' first year at the helm.
It is a Subway Full Court 4-Pack game with fans able to get four reserved game tickets, one voucher good for four 6-inch subs at any of seven State College Subway locations, and one voucher good for four soft drinks at the BJC, for just $40! Fans will also receive a Tim Frazier Draw String bag at any of the BJC gates (while supplies last) and it is a Highmark Insurance Ticket Special Day and Penn State Alumni Association Day - fans presenting a valid Highmark Insurance ID Card or Alumni Association Membership Card receive admission for just $5.
Big Ten Player of the Year candidate Tim Frazier (Houston, Texas) enters this weekend leading the Big Ten with 14 20-point games and standing just seven-tenths of a point behind Northwestern's John Shurna (20.4 ppg) for the Big Ten scoring title. Frazier leads the Big Ten posting 6.3 assists per game and is second scoring 19.7 points per game. Frazier has logged 18-straight double-figure scoring games and led the Lions in scoring the last eight-straight games and in 22 on the year. Frazier, with 175 assists, stands just 14 assists shy of Penn State's single-season assist record and is on pace to pass Talor Battle's total of 189 on March 4.
Nittany Lion Basketball single-game tickets or group tickets can be purchased by calling 1-800-NITTANY, visiting GoPSUsports.com or through Ticketmaster. Single-game tickets are $18 for the lower bowl and $15 for upper level tickets for adults. Youth tickets (18 and under) are $7 for the lower bowl and $5 for upper level seating, while Penn State student tickets (University Park or branch campus) are $5. Penn State also offers special basketball group ticket rates for groups of 15 fans or more. Nittany Lion group rates are $10 for adults and $5 for youth.
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