The Nittany Lions swept their two most recent opponents in two five-set matches against Indiana and then-No. 24 Ohio State.
The game will be televised on FOX.
Former Nittany Lion backup quarterback Ta'Quan Roberson led the UConn Huskies to their first win of the season and tossed for two touchdowns.
Hockensmith has worked with ESPN as a writer and editor for espnW, ESPN.com, and ESPN The Magazine.
The PRCC will host the Pride In Our Community Pep Rally from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 12, on the HUB steps.
Pick & Roll will use Amazon's "Just Walk Out" technology for all transactions.