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Nittany Notebook: Sept. 23, 2020

Welcome to Nittany Notebook, our new daily feature. This post will be updated with news frequently throughout the day, so be sure to check back often to stay on top of everything that’s going on with Penn State football and athletics, plus other sports of interest in central PA.

Update: 6:20 p.m.


Update: 4 p.m.

Penn State announced this afternoon that 20 student-athletes tested positive for COVID-19 during its latest test result period of Sept. 12-18. There was no breakdown given for which sports or teams produced the positive tests. A total of 830 student-athletes were tested during that period.

Update: 2:40 p.m.

Update: 1:45 p.m.

Update: 12:56 p.m.

**Penn State men’s basketball extends an offer to 2022 center Riley Mulvey (6’-10”, 230) from Rotterdam, New York. Mulvey also holds offers from Syracuse, Iowa, UMass, Siena, Yale and Albany.

Update: 12:30 p.m.

Update: 11:30 a.m.


Update: 10:20 a.m.

Good story here on PSU basketball legend Talor Battle, now an assistant coach on Patrick Chambers’ staff.

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Update: 10 a.m.

What a cool memory. I was there that night at Kinnick for this incredible finish.


Update: 9:30 a.m.

Great stuff here.

Update: 9:20 a.m.

One of the greatest running backs of all time has died. RIP, Gale Sayers.

Update: 9 a.m.

The folks at Black Shoe Diaries do a nice job with this daily feature taking a look at PSU players who wore a certain uniform number as a way to count down the days to the start of the season.

Today they focus PSU legend Paul Posluszny.

Will Penn State top the over/under win total of 7.5? Here’s a good breakdown by Greg Pickel of PennLive.com.

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