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Nov. 23, 2011
UNIVERSITY PARK, PA.; Nov. 23, 2011 - Penn State basketball fans will have the chance to enjoy dinner weekly with Nittany Lion coach Patrick Chambers this season as the "Penn State Basketball Show," Chambers' weekly call-in radio show, will be broadcast live from Damon's Grill in State College.
Hosted by Steve Jones, the longtime voice of Nittany Lion basketball, the "Penn State Basketball Show" will air live from the clubhouse at Damon's (1031 E. College Ave.) Thursday nights from 6:05 to 7:00 p.m. Fans are encouraged to ask questions of the coach live and in-person or by calling 1-800-52LIONS (525-4667). Questions will also be taken via twitter at @GoPSUHoops.
"I'm excited to be able to meet with Nittany Lion basketball fans weekly at Damon's," Chambers said. "It is a great sports environment in their clubhouse with all the big screen TV's and games on, and I think we'll have a great time answering questions and talking Penn State basketball."
The first "Penn State Basketball Show" show will be broadcast live from Damon's on Thursday, Dec. 1, prior to the Nittany Lions' clash with Mississippi on Sunday, Dec. 4 at the Jordan Center. The show will air live from Damon's weekly through to the conclusion of the Penn State basketball season. The "Penn State Basketball Show" can be heard on almost 50 radio stations on the Penn State Sports Network (locally in State College on ESPN Radio 1450 AM) and on-line at GoPSUsports.com.
Season tickets for Nittany Lion Basketball are $200 for adults, $170 for faculty/staff and seniors, $80 for youth (18 and under) and $59 for students. PNC Flex Books are also available again this year for $99. The Flex Book gives fans 12 vouchers, 10 that can be redeemed in any combination for Nittany Lion and Lady Lion Basketball tickets throughout the year and two extra vouchers for the Nittany Lions' Coaches Vs. Cancer game on Feb. 11 vs. Nebraska and the Lady Lions' Think Pink game on Feb. 26 vs. Minnesota.
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.
For all the latest information, notes, pictures and related links on Penn State basketball follow Associate Athletic Communications Director Brian Siegrist on Twitter (@PSUSTRETCH) and check GoPSUsports.com. The Nittany Lions are also on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pennstatebasketball.