Penn State-Ohio State Game Notes
Nov. 15, 2011
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; -
PENN STATE (8-2; 5-1 Big Ten) at
TELEVISION: ESPN on ABC
TV APPEARANCES: The Nittany Lions are appearing on television for the 214th time in their last 216 games.
RADIO: Penn State Sports Network (60 stations):
WEB: Gametracker & Audio: www.GoPSUsports.com
SERIES: Ohio State leads the series,14-12. The home team has won 13 of the 18 meetings since the Nittany Lions began Big Ten play in 1993, but the visiting team has won three of the last four contests (includes 2010). Penn State won, 13-6, in Columbus in 2008. The squads next meet Oct. 27, 2012 in State College.
OHIO STATE RECORD: 6-4, 1st year
The Nittany Lions are facing their third member of the 800-win club this season.
The Nittany Lions are coming off an emotional 17-14 loss to No. 17 Nebraska last Saturday. The Buckeyes lost at Purdue, 26-23, in overtime last week.
Penn State has a 66-21 (75.9) record since the start of the 2005 season, the nation's No. 12 winning percentage over the past seven seasons.
PENN STATE STUDENTS & FANS WEAR BLUE;
Penn State and Nebraska students and fans contributed more than $23,000 for two charitable organizations -- Prevent Child Abuse Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape.
A grassroots effort among Penn State alumni has resulted in ProudPSUforRAINN to support the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN). As of Nov. 15, more than 9,400 individuals had contributed more than $375,000, with a goal of raising at least one $1 from each of Penn State's 550,000-plus alumni worldwide.