Penn State Nittany Lions Philadelphia Tickets
Collegiate basketball rivals, the Penn State Nittany Lions and the Temple Owls will be engaging in a clash at the Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. Fans can watch as these teams compete in 2015 for the first time. Their previous game took place in November, 2014 at the Beaver Stadium which was won by Nittany Lions, 30-13. Watch as these teams play their 44th game since the rivalry first began. Those interested can now make advance reservations by purchasing Penn State Nittany Lions Philadelphia tickets. Gets yours today.
- Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Michigan State Spartans, The Palestra tickets for 01/07 03:30 AM at The Palestra, Philadelphia, PA
- Sat Jan 07 2017
Collegiate basketball programs from the Pennsylvania State University and the Temple University will be going head to head as the regular NCAA season kicks off. Do not miss watching an exciting basketball game live.
The Lions-Owls Rivalry
It was back in 1931 when the Penn State Nittany Lions and the Temple Owls first competed. The game was won by the Temple Owls, 12-0 with Henry Jr. Miler as the team’s top performer. The team’s clashed once again in the following season with another win going in the favor of the Owls, 13-12. Even though the Owls started off as a strong team in the rivalry, the Penn State team caught on and gained the leading position, which it holds to date. Will the Nittany Lions’ luck continue or will the Temple Owls finally break through? To find out, attend the upcoming game.
About the Pennsylvania State University Basketball Program
The Penn State Nittany Lions’ basketball program was formed in 1897. It wasn’t until 1916 that the team was provided with its first head coach (Burke M. Hermann). Even without a coach, the Nittany Lion’s first 20 seasons ended with a successful 131-65-1 score (0.668 winning percentage). The basketball team’s most successful year was 1919 when it scored 11 winning games to 2 losses (0.846).
Lions vs. Owls
The collegiate team’s career boasts of a Final Four Tournament win, 2 Elite Eight wins, 4 Sweet Sixteen titles, a West Division win and a Conference Tournament Championship. Watch the Lions compete soon. Get Penn State Nittany Lions Philadelphia tickets.