Northwestern (6-7, 3-6 Big Ten) hasn’t won at Penn State since 2017, but the ‘Cats got arguably their best win of last season over the No. 20 Nittany Lions on Senior Day. In what one could consider a respite, relative to the schedule NU has played over the past six games, PSU is its first KenPom non-top-20 opponent it will face in exactly a month.
If there was ever a game for the Wildcats to get back on track, it would be against the Nittany Lions (4-6, 1-5).
Location: Bryce-Jordan Center (University Park, Pennsylvania)
Game Time: 6 p.m. CT
Radio: WGN Radio AM-720
Online: Fox Sports App
Betting line: Northwestern +5, O/U 147.5 (SportsLine),
KenPom Prediction: Penn State 75, Northwestern 70 (31% chance of NU win)