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The “Dark Knights Rise” Game Thread: Penn State at Rutgers

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How To Watch, Stream & Listen

Penn State at Rutgers

Where: SHI Stadium, Piscataway, New Jersey

Kick-off: Saturday, December 5 at 12 PM ET

Weather: 47 degrees, cloudy with a 90% chance of rain, 15 mph winds

TV: FS1 with Mark Followill (play-by-play), Matt Millen (color), and Olivia Dekker (sideline)

Stream: FOX Sports App

Radio: RWJBarnabas Health Rutgers Sports Network (WCTC 1450-AM, WOR 710-AM, WENJ 97.3-FM, XM 207, Sirius 136) with Chris Carlin (play-by-play), Eric LeGrand, Ray Lucas, and Anthony Fucilli (sideline).

Current Spread: Penn State -11.5

Series History: Penn State leads, 28-2; last season Penn State defeated Rutgers 27-6.

SB Nation Penn State site: Black Shoe Diaries

Game Preview

The best opportunity in years to beat Penn State has arrived. Rutgers hasn’t beaten them since joining the Big Ten. A win today would mean a great deal, but mathematically would also guarantee Rutgers a better than last place finish. They haven’t done that in 3 seasons.

On the field, it should be as competitive a matchup since the 2014 game that Penn State won in the final minute. Today could be when Rutgers finally seizes an opportunity against the Nittany Lions and closes out a victory against them for the first time since 1988.

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