Penn State basketball confirmed non-conference schedule highlighted by games with LSU, Miami

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The start of a new men’s basketball season is coming with a new buzz in Happy Valley. The start of the Micah Shrewsberry era is already generating some much-needed enthusiasm and he has certainly been busy attempting to build the best roster he possibly can. The schedule is also coming together for the Nittany Lions.

On Thursday, Penn State put the finishing touches on the men’s basketball non-conference schedule for the upcoming season.

Penn State will open the 2021-22 season on Wednesday, Nov. 10 against Youngstown State at the Bryce Jordan Center. The Nittany Lions will head on the road for the first time in when they go battle Massachusetts on Nov 15.

There are two games on the schedule that stick out that will be fun and exciting as the Nittany Lions will take part in the Emerald Coast Classic in Niceville, Fla over Thanksgiving. They will play LSU on November 26 at 7 PM on CBS Sports Network, The winner of the PSU/LSU will take on the winner of the Oregon State/Wake Forest game on Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. ET, with the third-place game set for 4 p.m. ET

The Nittany Lions will also battle the Miami Hurricanes in the 2021 Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Wednesday, Dec. 1 at the Bryce Jordan Center.

Penn State takes on VCU at Bryce Jordan Center on Dec 18. The last two non-conference games will take place in the Bryce Jordan Center with Penn State hosting Quinnipiac on Wednesday, Dec. 22 and Delaware State on Wednesday, Dec. 29.

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