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ESPN Anchor John Buccigross Shows Support For THON Dancers On Twitter

ESPN hockey expert John Buccigross wished this year’s 707 THON dancers luck on Twitter ahead of the start of Penn State’s annual 46-hour dance marathon.

Buccigross, who is best known for his charitable work through the #BucciOvertimeChallenge, has made his support for Penn State and THON well-documented on Twitter. He attended THON in 2015 and has tweeted a photo of him throwing up the diamonds every year since ahead of the big weekend.

The SportsCenter anchor is a fan favorite in Hockey Valley due to his affinity for Guy Gadowsky’s Nittany Lions and the university as a whole. He last came to Penn State in December 2016 for the hockey team’s 6-1 victory over Michigan at Pegula Ice Arena.

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In the most upsetting turn of events, Mikey graduated from Penn State with a digital & print journalism degree in the spring of 2020. He covered Penn State football and served as an editor for Onward State from 2018 until his graduation. Mikey is from Bedminster, New Jersey, so naturally, he spends lots of time yelling about all the best things his home state has to offer. Mikey also loves to play golf, but he sucks at it because golf is really hard. If you, for some reason, feel compelled to see what Mikey has to say on the internet, follow him on Twitter @Mikey_Mandarino. You can also get in touch with Mikey via his big-boy email address: [email protected]

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