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Excitement Builds for "Fill the Forum" Event Aug. 31

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Aug. 29, 2017

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Legion of Blue, the student section for the Penn State basketball teams, presents "Fill the Forum" at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 31 in 102 Forum on Curtin Road. The exciting hour-long event includes a sneak peek at some of the revamped basketball gameday experiences, debut of special videos, free food and opportunities to win prizes.

Penn State men's basketball coach Patrick Chambers and Lady Lion basketball coach Coquese Was­hington will speak at the event and members of the Legion of Blue will be teaching the cheers and chants used to help create an energetic atmosphere at the Bryce Jordan Center.

"This is our first-ever "Fill the Forum" event and we want to get even more students hyped about our Penn State basketball programs and the upcoming seasons," said Nick Malizia, a senior from New Castle, Pennsylvania, who serves as the president of the Legion of Blue. "This is the ultimate student section bash with our coaches, teams, big prizes, free food and we're inviting our students out to help us climb as we get ready for the 2017-18 year."

Students who attend the "Fill the Forum" event may register to join the Legion of Blue student section and for opportunities to win Penn State Nike basketball gear, a flat screen TV, pair of tickets to The Weeknd Starboy Legend of the Fall 2017 concert in the Bryce Jordan Center on Wed., Sept. 6, Legion of Blue T-shirts, gift cards and many other prizes.



The maximum capacity for the Forum is 300, so students are encouraged to arrive within a reasonable timeframe to receive door prize tickets before the event begins.

Student season tickets for the 2017-18 men's basketball season will be on sale at the Aug. 31 event and the $35 student season ticket offers several exclusive benefits in addition to section-specific seating for eight Big Ten Conference games and five non-conference contests. The 2017-18 men's basketball student season tickets are conveniently sold online and placed on a student's Penn State ID+ card.

Men's basketball student season tickets may be purchased with credit or debit cards through Penn State's student account system and the season ticket is placed immediately on a student's Penn State ID+ card. The student season ticket is not transferable and available for purchase only through October 31.

Keep up to date with the latest information from Coach Chambers and the Nittany Lions on Twitter by following @Coach_Chambers and @PennStateMBB, on Facebook and Instagram at @PennStateMBB.


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