Penn State to Host Another Primetime Game

Penn State resumes Big Ten play in October with a night game vs. Indiana.
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Penn State will host another primetime game at Beaver Stadium when it resumes Big Ten play Oct. 2.

The Big Ten announced Monday that the Penn State-Indiana game will kick off at 7:30 p.m. ET on ABC.

The primetime broadcast certainly will cover in detail the 2020 double-overtime game, which Indiana won on a stunning two-point conversion by quarterback Michael Penix Jr. Indiana turned that 36-35 victory into a 6-2 season, while Penn State ultimately lost its next four games.

Penn State improved to 56-32 in night games with a 28-20 victory over Auburn on Sept. 18. The Lions are 16-11 in home night games. This is the 21st consecutive season in which Penn State has played a night game.

Before that game, Penn State will host Villanova on Saturday at Beaver Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for noon on Big Ten Network.

Indiana (1-2) is playing road night games on consecutive weeks. The Hoosiers will visit Western Kentucky for an 8 p.m. kickoff Saturday on CBS Sports Network.

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