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Sept. 11, 2013
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; September 11, 2013 - Senior forward Alan Wisniewski (Sterling Heights. Mich.), has been placed on scholarship as announced to Wednesday by Penn State head coach Patrick Chambers. Wisniewski is in his third year with the Nittany Lions after joining the team as a walk-on in 2011-12.
"Alan works tremendously hard and his teammates respect him for the attitude he brings to our locker-room," Chambers said. "He has developed into a leader of our team. We are happy to be able to recognize his dedication with a scholarship for the upcoming season."
Wisniewski has appeared in 18 games during his career, including 12 contests last season. The Michigan native played a season-high 17 minutes at Nebraska on Feb. 9, going 2-3 from the field to score six points and grabbing eight rebounds.
An engineering major, Wisniewski possesses an incredible work ethic that impressed the coaches and has earned the respect of his peers.
Penn State men's basketball season tickets are on sale now for a season that will include 16 regular season games in the Bryce Jordan Center (nine Big Ten contests and seven non-conference match-ups) as well as an exhibition game. Fans can call 1-800-NITTANY to reserve their season ticket today.
Tickets for the "Return To Rec" game vs. Princeton will be reserved seating and are not included in the 2013-14 basketball season ticket package. Return to Rec game tickets are on sale now for Nittany Lion season ticket holders who are either members of the Penn State Hoops Club or members of the Nittany Lion Club. Return to Rec tickets can only be purchased by calling 1-800-NITTANY. All basketball season ticket holders will be able to purchase tickets for the contest starting on Sept. 16.
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