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Penn State Basketball:Nittany Lions Set To Face NC State In Big Ten/ACC Challenge

by on June 08, 2017 2:00 PM

Penn State will head on the road to face NC State in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge it was announced on Thursday morning.The Nittany Lions will play the Wolfpack in PNC Arena. The dates of the game, tip time and TV designation will be released later this summer.

This year's meeting will be the first Big Ten/ACC Challenge meeting between Penn State and NC State since 2000 when the Wolfpack upended the Nittany Lions 84-76 win in Raleigh. Penn State is 3-16 against NC State all-time series. The two teams meeting in the 2012 Puerto Rico Tip-Off Tournament.

Overall Penn State is 8-8 record in 16 Challenge appearances.

Penn State's other confirmed non-conference games at this point are all part of the Legends Classic. The Nittany Lions will have home contests against Montana (Nov. 15) and Oral Roberts (Nov. 24) in the Bryce Jordan Center as part of the on-campus series of games. Penn State will join Oklahoma State, Pitt and Texas A&M for a pair of Legends Classic games, Nov. 20-21 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. 

Penn State in the B1G/ACC Challenge

  • 2016- Georgia Tech - W, 67-60
  • 2015- at Boston College - W, 67-58
  • 2014- Virginia Tech -- W, 61-58
  • 2013- at Pittsburgh -- L, 78-69
  • 2012- Boston College -- L, 73-61
  • 2011- at Boston College -- W, 62-54
  • 2010- Maryland -- L, 62-39
  • 2009- at Virginia -- W, 69-67
  • 2008- at Georgia Tech -- W, 85-83
  • 2007- Virginia Tech -- W, 66-61
  • 2006- at Georgia Tech -- L, 77-73
  • 2005- Clemson -- L, 96-88
  • 2004- Did not participate
  • 2003- Did not participate
  • 2002- at Clemson -- L, 79-70
  • 2001- Clemson -- L, 79-66
  • 2000- at N.C. State -- L, 84-76
  • 1999- Clemson -- W, 85-75

 



Ben Jones covers Penn State football and basketball for StateCollege.com. He's on Twitter as @Ben_Jones88.
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