The Penn State men’s basketball team will take on Michigan State at the Palestra in Philadelphia on Jan. 7, the program announced in a press release Monday.
It will be a home game for the Nittany Lions.
“We cannot wait to take the Big Ten into Philadelphia this season,” Penn State coach Patrick Chambers said in the release. “It is always an incredible experience to play in the Palestra and we are honored to do it this time as the home team. We have so many ties to the city as a program and we look forward to connecting with the alumni and fans in the area.”
Penn State’s roster includes Chester native Shep Garner, Jenkintown native Lamar Stevens and Philadelphia natives Julian Moore, Mike Watkins, Tony Carr and Nazeer Bostick.