Time Changed for Jan. 12 Game Between No. 17/15 Lady Lions' and No. 19/17 Purdue
Dec. 31, 2013
UNIVERSITY PARK, PA. - The game between #17/15 Penn State and #19/17 Purdue in the Bryce Jordan Center on Sunday, Jan. 12 has been moved to a 3 p.m. tip-off. Additionally, the game will now air on ESPN.
This will be the Lady Lions' first appearance on the original ESPN since the 2003 NCAA Tournament, a loss to Tennessee on March 29, 2003. It is also Penn State's first regular-season ESPN appearance since a tough 75-74 loss to Michigan on Feb. 25, 2001.
The Lady Lions will make at least 14 appearances on national television this season, including one appearance on CBS, one on ESPN and four on ESPN2. Additionally, Penn State will be on the Big Ten Network eight times during the 2013-14 slate. The 14 regular-season national TV appearances are the most in program history.
The Lady Lions open conference play with a pair of road games at Iowa on Jan. 5 at 3 p.m. and at Illinois on Thursday, Jan. 9 at 9 p.m., a game that will air on the Big Ten Network. Penn State's Big Ten home opener will take place on Sunday, Jan. 12 against Purdue at 3 p.m. on ESPN.
Lady Lion Basketball single-game and season tickets are available by calling 1-800-NITTANY. Single-game tickets are $15 and $12 for adults and seniors and $9 and $7 for youth (12 and younger). Season tickets are $99 for adults and $50 for youth (12 and under), this includes a Nittany Lion Kids Club Membership for 2013-14. New this year, the Lady Lions have introduced a Family Season Ticket package. For $200, fans will get two adult tickets and two youth tickets for the 2013-14 campaign. The PNC Flex Books are 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 and the Lady Lions' Pink Zone game.
The 2014 Pink Zone at Penn State will take place on Sunday, Feb. 16 as the Lady Lions take on Wisconsin in the Bryce Jordan Center at 1 p.m. Last year, the Lady Lions donated a record $260,000 to breast cancer causes. This year's fundraising efforts will benefit the Mount Nittany Medical Center, Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute, Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition, the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital and Lewistown Hospital. For more information on the Pink Zone at Penn State, visit the official Pink Zone website at www.pennsylvaniapinkzone.org.
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