Penn State's final non-conference game, against Kent State, will kick off at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, in Beaver Stadium.

The Big Ten Network will televise the contest, marking the Nittany Lions' third consecutive game on BTN.

Penn State and Kent State will be playing for the fourth time, with the last meeting in 2010 in Beaver Stadium. Kent State won the Mid-American Conference East Division last year and was No. 25 in the final 2012 BCS rankings with an 11-3 record. The Golden Flashes (1-1) visit LSU this Saturday before coming to Happy Valley.

The announcement brings the total of known Penn State (2-0) start times to six for this season. This Saturday's home clash with Central Florida (2-0) will kick off at 6 p.m. on BTN. The season-opening win over Syracuse aired on ABC/ESPN2 and last week's win over Eastern Michigan was on BTN.

Penn State's other two announced kick times also are in prime time. The Nittany Lions will play host to Michigan (Oct. 12, 5 p.m.) and visit Ohio State (Oct. 26, 8 p.m.). Penn State's 94th Homecoming game, against the Wolverines, will air on ESPN or ESPN2 and the clash at Ohio State will air on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. A determination on which network will nationally televise the Michigan and Ohio State games clash may not be made until six days before the contests.

The remaining six Penn State kickoff times and TV information will occur within the Big Ten's six- or 12-day selection process.

Coach Bill O'Brien's Nittany Lions improved to 2-0 with a 45-7 win over Eastern Michigan last Saturday.



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