Penn State-Indiana Clash Set for 3:30 Kickoff on ESPN

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa., November 4, 2002 - ESPN will televise Penn State's Big Ten clash at Indiana on Saturday, November 16 to a national audience. Kickoff has been set for 3:30 p.m. ET in Memorial Stadium.

The telecast is the 11th announced TV appearance of the season for the No. 19 Nittany Lions, who are 6-3 overall and 3-3 in the Big Ten following Saturday's 18-7 win over Illinois. Penn State has appeared on television in 100 of its last 101 games, including the last 66 contests.

The Lions will be making their fourth appearance of the season on ESPN against the Hoosiers. Penn State has appeared on ESPN against UCF, Iowa and Illinois, the win over Northwestern aired on ESPN2 and the victory over Louisiana Tech was an ESPN Regional telecast.

Penn State will make its fifth appearance of the season on ABC when the Lions host Virginia on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. Penn State's contests against Nebraska, Wisconsin, Michigan and Ohio State also were on ABC.

Penn State leads the series with Indiana, 7-0, including a 28-14 decision last year in Beaver Stadium. The Lions will be playing in Bloomington for the first time since 1996. The 2000 game was played at the RCA Dome in Indianapolis.

Indiana hosts Michigan State this Saturday.

Future Penn State contests may be selected by the networks under the six and 12-day provisions of their contracts with the Big Ten.

A very limited number of tickets remain for the Virginia contest, as well as Penn State's final home game with Michigan State on Nov. 23. The ticket office is open weekdays from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Non-student tickets can be purchased by calling the Jordan Center ticket phone room at 814-865-5555 or 800-863-3336, weekdays from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Non-student tickets also are available at www.GoPSUsports.com, the official website of Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics, by clicking on the football ticket icon on the front page of the website.

 

 

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