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**Some good news for PSU hoops. Sam Sessoms will be eligible after transferring from Binghamton. The Philly native is a big-time scorer, averaging 19.4 points last season at Binghamton.
Sessoms led the America East Conference in scoring last year. The 6-foot guard has two years of eligibility remaining.
Source: Penn State's Sam Sessoms has received a waiver from the NCAA and is eligible for the 20-21 season.
Transfer from Binghamton.
— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) October 30, 2020
Update: 5:30 p.m.
— Collegian Football (@psufootblog) October 30, 2020
Check out this week's Game Day Schedule!
— Penn State Athletics (@GoPSUsports) October 30, 2020
— Altoona Athletics (@AltoonaAthletic) October 30, 2020
Update: 10:40 a.m.
Saquon Barkley told me he’s having knee surgery today. He’s in LA. Wish him well today and in making a full recovery. #NYG
— Kim Jones (@KimJonesSports) October 30, 2020
May the tradition live on…
We are excited to have the S-Zone represented inside Beaver Stadium this season with the S-Zone banner including the names of Penn State students in the Classes of 2020 & 2021.#WeAre pic.twitter.com/rgz8gGUlBt
— Penn State Football (@PennStateFball) October 30, 2020
**On this baseball item, I say no way. Bell had a -0.7 WAR and .669 OPS last season. His production dropped off a cliff from 2019. Pirates need to wait and see if he bounces back in 2021.
— RobBiertempfel (@RobBiertempfel) October 30, 2020
Update 10:20 a.m.
**Desmond Howard will broadcast remotely Saturday for the “GameDay” show at Penn State.
— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) October 30, 2020