Big Ten Network Pre-Game Show airs live from Beaver Stadium Saturday

University Park, Pa. — The Big Ten Network's Big Ten Football Saturday: Pre-Game Show will originate from Happy Valley on Saturday, broadcasting near Beaver Stadium before Penn State takes on Minnesota in the 90th annual Homecoming Game. The program airs from 10:30 a.m.-noon.

The show will be located in front of the Bryce Jordan Center, near Curtin Road, and fans are encouraged to attend. Rick Pizzo is the host and former Minnesota coach Glen Mason will be the analyst for the program. Former Nittany Lion All-America tight end Kyle Brady also has served as an analyst on the program this season.

Pizzo and Mason also will tape segments following the Penn State-Minnesota game to air on Big Ten Football Saturday: Wrap-up, which will air immediately following the network's Illinois at Indiana telecast, which begins Saturday at 7:00 p.m.

Penn State (5-1, 1-1) and Minnesota (4-2, 2-1) are meeting for the first time since 2006, with the Nittany Lions leading the series, 6-4. The contest will kick at 3:30 p.m. and air on ABC on a regional basis, with ESPN airing the game outside the ABC coverage area. All Penn State Football games can be heard on the Penn State Sports Network and, with selected games available on XM-Sirius.

For fans attending the game, parking will be affected due to snowfall in State College. For important details, visit

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Last Updated November 18, 2010