Penn State Nittany Lions Basketball

The Penn State Nittany Lions men's basketball team is a NCAA Division I college basketball team representing the Pennsylvania State University. They are a member of the Big Ten Conference and play home games at the 15,261-seat Bryce Jordan Center, moving there from boisterous Rec Hall during the 1995–96 season. Their student cheering section is known as Nittany Nation. The program has eight NCAA tournament appearances with its best finish coming in 1954, reaching the Final Four. Its most recent appearance was in 2001, when the team defeated #2-seeded North Carolina to reach the Sweet Sixteen. The program also has 10 appearances in the National Invitation Tournament, with the most recent being in 2009, when they beat Baylor to win the NIT championship. Graduate Assistant // Kyle Gifford // 2009 // Pennsylvania State University/Penn State * Undrafted but signed with the team....


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