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‘Most Penn State Basketball Thing Ever’: Fans React To March Madness Closure

It was just too good to be true, wasn’t it?

With Penn State on the verge of making it to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2011, the coronavirus played spoiler worse than any bracket-busting 12-seed. On Wednesday, shortly after Penn State announced classes would take place remotely for at least the next three weeks, the NCAA announced it was going to hold all upcoming championship events without fans present, ending many fans’ hopes of seeing their team play in person in March for the first time since Joe Paterno was the head football coach.

Understandably, many fans were pretty upset over the NCAA’s decision. However, like any true Penn State basketball fan, there was somewhat of an understanding over how inevitable this latest h moment truly was.

However, even with the disappointment, you can still choose to be a a glass half-full kind of guy.

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Anthony Colucci

Anthony Colucci was once Onward State’s managing editor and preferred walk-on honors student who majored in psychology and public relations. Despite being from the make-believe land of Central Jersey, he was never a Rutgers fan. If you ever want to know how good Saquon Barkley's ball security is, ask Anthony what happened when he tried to force a fumble at the Mifflin Streak. If you want to hear the story or are bored and want to share prequel memes, follow @_anthonycolucci on Twitter or email him at [email protected] All other requests and complaints should be directed to Onward State media contact emeritus Steve Connelly.

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