men's basketball is set to host Penn State in the squad's first Big Ten/ACC Challenge on
Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Petersen Events Center. Learn everything you need
to know about the Panthers before ever entering the Petersen Events Center with
this digital game program. To get you ready for the game, we have highlights from the Panthers' win over Duquesne on Saturday in the City Game.
game will be broadcast on ESPNU or you can listen online at SportsRadio 93.7 FM
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are reminded that you are able to pass along your tickets to friends and
family, sell them online or donate to a charity if you are unable to attend
through the Panthers' digital ticketing system. The Panthers Ticket
Office opens 2 hours prior to tipoff of the Pitt vs. Penn State game and will
call and game day ticket sales (if available) are located at the outside
windows at the front of the building.
to the Petersen Events Center arena will open 2 hours prior to tipoff for the
Penn State game and a free shuttle service begins operating three hours prior
to game time.
all men's basketball contests, the Campus View Club opens 90
minutes prior to tip-off during the regular season. For ACC games with a
tip-off of 6 p.m. or later, the Club will open two hours prior to tip-off. For
ACC games with a tip-off earlier than 6 p.m., the club will open 90 minutes
the official Pitt Athletics app on your iPhone, iPad or Android for free, and follow along with
the game on gametracker, check out rosters and the upcoming schedule, or browse
the numerous other features. Fans can also access live audio and video with a
paid, in-application upgrade.
additional information on all men's basketball game day reminders, visit Game Day Central.
A game time and television home
have been announced for Pitt basketball's Dec. 3 matchup with Penn State in the
Big Ten/ACC Basketball Challenge Presented by DICK'S Sporting Goods.
The Panthers will host the Nittany
Lions at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 3 with the broadcast on ESPNU.
The last time Pitt and Penn State met
in basketball was on December 10, 2005, a 91-54 Panthers victory at
the Petersen Events Center. Against Penn State, Pitt has claimed each of the
last five meetings, 10 of the last 13 and both matchups at the Petersen Events
Center. The two schools have played 145 total games since 1905-06 with Penn
State holding a 75-70 advantage in the series. Penn State represents Pitt's
oldest and second most common rival in its basketball history.
The ACC leads its series against
the Big Ten with a 10-3-1 overall record. Last year, the two conferences tied
in the event, with each league claiming six games apiece. Seven of the 14
challenges have been decided by one win or less. All 12 Big Ten teams and 12 of
the 15 ACC teams will participate in the 2013 Challenge.
ESPN.com's Brett McMurphy is reporting from ACC meetings in Amelia Island, Fla., this week and had a chance to speak to Pitt athletic director Steve Pederson about the Pitt football series vs. Penn State.
ESPN and the Atlantic Coast Conference jointly announced on Wednesday afternoon that Pitt will host Penn State as part of the 15th annual 2013 Big Ten/ACC Basketball Challenge presented by DICK'S Sporting Goods.
The last time Pitt and Penn State met in basketball was on December 10, 2005, a 91-54 Panthers victory at the Petersen Events Center. Check out some of the great photos as well as postgame coverage from the last game.