Lady Lion Courtside Special begins airing Jan. 3

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Fans will once again get a behind the scenes look at the Lady Lion Basketball program with a Penn State Lady Lion Basketball Courtside Special that will air via several outlets across the state of Pennsylvania throughout January. The Courtside Special will premiere on WPSU on Friday, Jan. 3 from 9-10 p.m. The special will also be available on BTN2GO and Comcast Video On-Demand in the State College area.

Penn State Lady Lion Basketball Courtside Special, which is produced by Penn State Public Broadcasting (WPSU) in conjunction with the athletic department, takes viewers on an all-access tour of the Lady Lion program including road trips, locker room access, feature stories, game highlights and player interviews.

A list of the Courtside Special airdates is listed below. The Penn State Lady Lion Basketball Courtside Special can also be viewed at


WPSU (Penn State Public Media)
Friday, January 3 - 9 p.m.
Saturday, January 4 - 11 a.m.
Sunday, January 5 - 11:30 p.m.

WITF (Harrisburg Public Television)
Sunday, January 5 - 7 p.m.

WHP (CBS in Harrisburg)
Saturday, January 18 - 3 p.m.

WQLN (Erie Public Television)
Sunday, January 19 - 2 p.m.

WVIA (Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Public Television)
Saturday, January 25 - 9 p.m.

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

The Lady Lions are on Twitter. Follow sports information contact Kris Petersen (@ladylionsid) and the Lady Lions and coaches (@pennstatewbb) to get the inside scoop. The Lady Lions are also on Facebook at 

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Last Updated January 03, 2014