Penn State-Wisconsin Senior Day Clash Set for 3:30 p.m. Kick
Nov. 12, 2012
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Penn State's Senior Day clash and season finale against Wisconsin on Nov. 24 has been set for a 3:30 p.m. kick in Beaver Stadium.
Penn State's special senior class will be honored and introduced to the crowd in a pre-game ceremony.
The Big Ten Leaders Division clash will be an ABC regional telecast, with coverage on ESPN or ESPN2 in the rest of the nation. Coverage on the Penn State Sports Network and www.GoPSUsports.com will begin at 2:00 p.m.
Coach Bill O'Brien's Nittany Lions (6-4, 4-2) will be hosting the Badgers (7-3, 4-2) for the first time since 2007. The teams began meeting annually in 2011 as Leaders Division rivals and are scheduled to meet in the final regular season game from 2011-16. Penn State and Wisconsin first played in 1953 and will be meeting for the 16th time.
Penn State will host Indiana on Nov. 17 before the Badgers visit to conclude the season. This Saturday's clash with the Hoosiers will kick at 12:00 p.m. and air on BTN and the Penn State Sports Network.
Penn State and Wisconsin are tied in the Leaders Division standings with 4-2 records. Wisconsin hosts Ohio State on Saturday in a division game before traveling to Happy Valley.
Every Nittany Lion football game has been televised since the 2004 season. Penn State has played on TV in 226 of its last 228 games, including national appearances this year on ESPN (Ohio, Illinois, Northwestern, Ohio State), ABC (Virginia) and ABC/ESPN (Navy, Temple, Nebraska), ESPNU (Purdue) and BTN (Iowa).
Tickets are available for Penn State's home games versus Indiana (Nov. 17) and Wisconsin (Nov. 24) at www.GoPSUsports.com/tickets or by calling 1-800-NITTANY (648-8269) weekdays from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Pre-paid single game parking passes for the general parking lots ($10) for the two home games also are available at www.GoPSUsports.com/tickets.
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