UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State’s season finale, at No. 16/17 Wisconsin on Nov. 30, has been set for a 3:30 p.m. kick in Madison, Wis. ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 or BTN will televise the contest to a national audience from Camp Randall Stadium, with the televising network to be announced on Sunday, Nov. 24.
The Penn State Sports Network and www.GoPSUsports.com will begin coverage of the Penn State-Wisconsin game at 2:00 p.m.
The Nittany Lions and the Badgers will be meeting for the 17th time, with Wisconsin holding a 9-7 edge in the series. Penn State captured a thrilling 24-21 overtime win last year in Beaver Stadium. The teams first met in 1953 and began meeting annually in the season finale in 2011. After the Nov. 30 game, the teams are not scheduled to meet again until 2018, with the Big Ten East and West Divisions starting in 2014.
Coach Bill O’Brien’s Nittany Lions (6-4, 3-3) are coming off a 45-21 win over Purdue and host Nebraska at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 23 for Senior Day. The Badgers (8-2, 5-1) beat Indiana last Saturday and visit No. 23 Minnesota this week before hosting Penn State.
Tickets for the Nebraska game are available using the Beaver Stadium Interactive Seat Map at www.GoPSUsports.com/tickets, calling 800-NITTANY (weekdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.), or visiting the Jordan Center ticket office (weekdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.).
Every Penn State football game has been televised the past 10 seasons and 238 of the last 240 contests overall have been on TV. All Nittany Lion football and basketball games air on the Penn State Sports Network and www.GoPSUsports.com.
Penn State Athletics and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank also are conducting their second annual food drive until Nov. 24. Fans are encouraged to “Stuff a Blue Bus” by dropping off canned goods at the following drop-off locations: Bryce Jordan Center, Jeffrey Field, Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, and the Central Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau. The goal for “Stuff a Blue Bus” is to collect 10,000 pounds of food.
Penn State students can purchase a pair of tickets for the Senior Day game vs. Nebraska at a special price – up to two tickets for $40 each -- with their valid student ID. Students from all Penn State campuses and the World Campus are able to buy two tickets for the clash vs. the Huskers in advance by calling 800-NITTANY or in-person at the Beaver Stadium ticket office (weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.). This special student ticket offer also is available on gameday at the Beaver Stadium ticket office starting four hours prior to kickoff (11:30 a.m.).
The seats for this special student ticket offer will not be located in the 21,000-seat student section in Beaver Stadium.