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Penn State football to host night game at Beaver Stadium against Georgia State

Beaver Stadium will play host to at least one night game in 2017 — but it’s not necessarily one many expected.

The Nittany Lions’ Week 3 matchup (Sept. 16) against Georgia State will kick at 7:30 p.m. on the Big Ten Network, as announced by the conference Tuesday morning. Penn State has never faced the Panthers, who moved up to FBS classification in 2013.

Penn State fans now know half of the kick times on the schedule. The Nittany Lions face Pittsburgh (Sept. 9) and Ohio State (Oct. 28) at 3:30 p.m., while squaring off with Akron (Sept. 2), Northwestern (Oct. 7) and Rutgers (Nov. 11) at noon.

Of course, Penn State hosts Michigan for its annual White Out game on Oct. 21. That marquee matchup will likely be in primetime, but a kick time has not yet been announced.

John McGonigal: 814-231-4630, @jmcgonigal9