Almost everything is locked in for the 2017-18 Penn State women’s basketball campaign, as the Big Ten Conference has announced the dates and opponents for the conference season. Times and television designations will be announced later in the fall.

Matchup Minutes

  • Overall, Penn State owns a 262-152 record in 25 seasons as a member of the Big Ten Conference.
  • As a program, the Lady Lions own eight regular season and two Big Ten Tournament championships.
  • Penn State will open the Big Ten schedule on the road for the first time since the 2014-15 campaign.
  • The Lady Lions will close Big Ten play at home for the fourth time in the last five seasons (at Indiana, 2016).
  • With Michigan serving as the B1G opener for 2017-18, Penn State has now met 11 of the 13 members in conference opening games. The Lady Lions have not met Maryland or Rutgers in a B1G opener, with the Terrapins and Scarlet Knights joining the conference during the 2014-15 season.
  • Penn State will play on New Year’s Eve for the third-straight season and the seventh time in overall in school history. The Lady Lions defeated Northwestern to open Big Ten play in 2015 and fell at Rutgers to close out 2016.
  • Like New Year’s Eve, the Lady Lions will again be on the schedule for Valentine’s Day for the third-straight year. Penn State is 9-6 overall in games played on Feb. 14.
  • With a trip to Lincoln, Nebraska, Penn State has now traveled to play Nebraska in five of the six seasons that Nebraska has been a member of the Big Ten. The 2016-17 season was the only time Penn State didn’t make a trip to the Cornhusker State.
  • Home only opponents include; Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan State, Northwestern.
  • Away only opponents include; Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, Purdue, Wisconsin.
  • Home & Away opponents include; Minnesota, Ohio State, Rutgers.


Season tickets for the 2017-18 season are on sale now and feature three price points; courtside, sideline and baseline. Available season tickets range in price from $95 (baseline) to $120 (sideline) and $260 (courtside). The Recent Graduate program returns for a third season and features two options; a $65 baseline package and the $84 sideline package.


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