Men's Basketball Game at Penn State to be Part of ESPN College Hoops Marathon
Courtesy: SJU Athletic Communications  
Release:  08/17/2010

Aug. 17, 2010

PHILADELPHIA - Saint Joseph's will travel to Penn State on Tuesday, November 16, with the game being aired as part of ESPN's third annual College Hoops Marathon.

Game time at the Bryce Jordan Center is yet to be determined and it will be seen on

ESPN will cover 12 live college games in 24 consecutive hours, starting with Miami (Fla.) at Memphis at midnight. The schedule includes teams from at least 21 conferences and games played in four time zones. Overall, ESPN's celebration of the opening of the college basketball season will include 20 live games - 19 men's and one women's -- in a minimum of 25.5 hours across ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU. will offer two exclusive games as well as a simulcast of every ESPN and ESPN2 telecast.

The Hawks and Nittany Lions last met in the 2007-08 season at The Palestra, with SJU scoring a win.

Saint Joseph's complete 2010-11 schedule will be announced in the coming weeks.