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Gameday Coverage: Penn State at Indiana

The Nittany Lions are in Bloomington this weekend to take on the Hoosiers of Indiana, looking to snap a four-game losing streak, and get one win closer to the six-win threshold that grants a team bowl eligibility. After a 44-24 beatdown from Indiana last year, Penn State will look to return to its historic dominance over the Hoosiers, who are just 1-16 all-time against the Blue and White.

The Hoosiers have had a mixed season, so far going 3-5 with a great win in Columbia against the then-ranked Missouri Tigers, and a loss to Bowling Green. Indiana needs a win here to have any realistic shot of making a bowl game.

Below is all of the media information you’ll need for Saturday’s game:

Kickoff: Noon, Eastern time.

Television: Big Ten Network– Eric Collins, Chuck Long and Lisa Byington.

Radio: Penn State Sports Network: Steve Jones, Jack Ham, Loren Crispell. Local: 93.7 FM & 1450 AM. Indiana Sports Network: Don Fischer, Buck Suhr & Joe Smith. Sirius: Ch. 84; XM: Ch. 84.

Weather: The temperature looks to be about 49 come kickoff in Bloomington, with a zero percent chance of rain being reported. The skies are supposed to be partly cloud, with the temperature getting up to 51, and down as low as 31.

Last time they met: It was bad. Embarrassing even. In fact, let’s just not talk about it.

Injuries: Miles Dieffenbach (knee), Adam Breneman (knee), Ben Kline (Achilles), Zach Zwinak (leg injury) and Ryan Keiser are all injured for the Nittany Lions. Breneman, Keiser, Zwinak and Kline are done for the year, however, Dieffenbach has been practicing and may play.

Media Coverage: Be sure to follow both @OnwardState and @OnwardStSports to receive the full game experience. Our main account will tweet photos, big plays, and other interesting information throughout the game, and @OnwardStSports will tweet play-by-play, statistics, and analysis. You can also follow along with the game on our Facebook page, and on our live blog. Alex Robinson (@ARobinsonPSU) and Ben Berkman (@ben_berkman) will be in the press box for Onward State. Zach Berger (@theZachBerger) will be taking photos on the field. While won’t have any reporters in Bloomington this weekend, you can still follow its reporters: Ben Jones (@Ben_Jones88) and Mike Poorman (@PSUPoorman).

A recap of our coverage from throughout the week, and coverage from, can be found below:

Onward State:

James Franklin Stays Positive Despite .500 Record

Staff Predictions: Penn State vs. Indiana

Three Football Student-Athletes Named to Academic All-District Team

Sam Ficken Named Groza Award Semifinalist

Franklin Hopeful of Dieffenbach Return, Smith’s Status Remains In Limbo

Hoosiers Spotlight: Stopping Tevin Coleman

Four-Game Losing Streak: By the Numbers

Penn State Football: Franklin Gives Latest On Keiser Hospitalization

Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Indiana

Penn State Football: Coleman The Latest Test For Nittany Lion Defense

Penn State Football: For Franklin, Offensive Line Future A Waiting Game


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Mike Reisman

is a senior Supply Chain Management major with an Economics minor (Read: Business Douche) from South Jersey. He has an intense fear of graduating so please don't bring it up. He writes about stupid things nobody cares about, and student life if the site is low on content that is clearly supposed be funny but is really very unfunny. He is lovingly (?) known around the staff as Baby Mike which may or may not be because he has a child (hint: it’s not). He’s also a second generation Penn Stater who has been wearing Penn State sweatshirts since before he was two, a habit he hasn’t grown out of. If you really hate yourself, you can follow him on twitter at @mike_reisman or email him at [email protected]



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