Hockey team heads to ND; here's where to watch

UNIVERSITY PARK – It’s a rare weekend in Happy Valley.

Every single sports team – yes, every single one – is on the road.

Hoping to check out men’s volleyball? Sorry, they’re in Hawaii. How about softball? Nope. They’re in Texas. You can scour the schedule, but you won’t find a single Penn State team home this weekend. From men’s lacrosse to women’s gymnastics, they’re all on the road.

But there some events to check out. The Penn State men’s hockey team continues its postseason run with a game against Notre Dame in the Big Ten Semifinals. Face off is 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, in South Bend, Ind.

Meanwhile, the Penn State men’s basketball team awaits its fate. It will find out if it is headed to the NCAA Tournament or the NIT on Sunday. The official selection show will air at 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 11.

Headed out to watch the hockey and/or the NCAA selection show? Here are some places where you can check out one – or both!

Hi-Way Pizza Pub West – Looking to try something new? Check out the new Hi-Way! Plenty of flat screen TVs to check out the action and more than 30 beers on tap. Add to it some of the best pizza in town and you’ve got a winning combination. Conveniently located at 1301 W. College Ave. in State College.

Home D Pizza Pub – You can’t go wrong with Home D. With locations in Bellefonte and State College, Home D is the perfect place to watch the game. Whether you’re looking for pizza, the perfect hoagie or some wings, Home D has it. Home D is also the home of Robin Hood Brewing Co., making it the perfect place to check out the game.

Liberty Craft House – Looking for a unique brew while you watch the game? Liberty is it. With one of the most extensive draft lists in State College, Liberty has something for every taste. Food? Of course. There’s a large menu filled with small plates, salads and sandwiches. Liberty is located at 346 E. College Ave.

Whiskers – It doesn’t get more Penn State than Whiskers at the Nittany Lion Inn. If you want to check out the game, have some tasty appetizers or a full meal, Whiskers is the place to be. Be sure to take your blue and white gear to cheer on the Nittany Lion hockey team as they try to bring a Big Ten title home to Happy Valley. Whiskers is located at the Nittany Lion Inn, 200 W. Park Ave.

Legends – The Penn Stater Conference Center and Hotel is home to Legends. The ultimate Penn State sports bar features sandwiches, salads and appetizers. The Penn State burger is legendary, so to speak. The Brews and Burger Club is great for frequent guests.

Enjoy the food, drink, hockey and hoops!

 

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