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Gameday Coverage: No. 18 Penn State vs. Indiana

No. 18 Penn State football (4-2, 1-2 Big Ten) has lost two consecutive games, but has an opportunity to get off the schneid against Indiana (4-3, 1-3 Big Ten) on Saturday.

The Nittany Lions lost by a combined five points to Ohio State and Michigan State at Beaver Stadium, but take the road for their first conference away game since September 21. Here’s all the media and miscellaneous information you need to know ahead of the game.


Saturday’s game will kick off at 3:30 p.m. and be broadcast on ABC. Steve Levy, Brian Griese, and Todd McShay will call the game as part of the broadcast.


Penn State Sports Network — Steve Jones, Jack Ham, and Derrick Williams. Local: 93.7 FM/1450 AM. Sirius: Ch. 132. XM: Ch. 196.


Current forecasts for call for a very windy day in Bloomington. Temperatures will hover in the 50s under mostly cloudy skies throughout the game, but wind gusts of 15 to 20 miles per hour are expected on Saturday, according to AccuWeather.

Last Meeting

Penn State has taken on Indiana annually since 2007 and 21 times since joining the Big Ten in 1993. The Nittany Lions won last year’s meeting 45-14 behind a hat trick from DaeSean Hamilton and two touchdowns from Saquon Barkley.


Head coach James Franklin announced that redshirt freshman Fred Hansard will miss the remainder of the 2018 season due to an undisclosed injury suffered against Michigan State.

Running back Mark Allen is also out for the season after suffering an undisclosed injury.

Media Coverage

Onward State will have you covered throughout Saturday’s game. Big plays, photos, analysis, and more coming from our main @OnwardState Twitter and Facebook accounts, and play-by-play commentary coming from @OnwardStSports.

Sports editors Derek Bannister (@dBannister42) and Mikey Mandarino (@Mikey_Mandarino) will have you covered with all the action throughout Saturday’s game.

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Mikey Mandarino

Mikey is a junior majoring in journalism and Onward State's Sports Editor. He grew up in Bedminster, NJ and is way too obnoxious about all the best things his home state has to offer. Mikey loves to play golf, but he sucks at it because golf is hard. If you're dying to see more hockey/golf content on your timeline, you can follow Mikey on Twitter @mikey_mandarino. Send all hate mail, death threats, and your vote for the best chicken parm in State College to [email protected]


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