2021 Penn State Nittany Lions Schedule


Records include games against Division I opponents only.
Streaks include games against all opponents.
All times are Eastern

Records


  • Overall

    11-14

  • Home

    7-5

  • Road

    3-8

  • Neutral

    1-1

  • Conf

    7-12
  • Non
    Conf

    3-1
  • Post
    Season

    1-1

Last 10 / Streaks


  • Last 10

    4-6

  • Streak

    1L
  • Home
    Streak

    1W
  • Road
    Streak

    2W

Rankings / Strength of Schedule (SOS)


  • NET

    42

  • RPI

    123
    (0.5232)
  • Non-Conference
    RPI

    46
    (0.6027)

  • ELO

    82
    (1470)

  • SOS

    36
    (0.5564)
  • Non-Conference
    SOS

    32
    (0.5870)

Quadrant Records - NET


  • Quadrant 1

    3-12

  • Quadrant 2

    4-1

  • Quadrant 3

    4-1

  • Quadrant 4

    0-0

Quadrant Records - RPI


  • Quadrant 1

    3-8

  • Quadrant 2

    3-5

  • Quadrant 3

    1-0

  • Quadrant 4

    4-1

Schedule

  • +
    NOV
    28
    SAT
     
    VMI
    (10-12) RPI: 169NET: 146
    University Park, PA
    Bryce Jordan Center
    W   86 - 65
    1 2 Total
    VMI 35 30 65
    Penn State 37 49 86
    Location: University Park, PA
    Arena: Bryce Jordan Center

    Opponent NET: 146
    Opponent RPI: 169
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    VMI 22-52
    42.3%
    13-24
    54.2%
    9-28
    32.1%
    51.0% 12-19
    63.2%
    11 25 9 5 0 25 13 65
    Penn State 31-72
    43.1%
    20-36
    55.6%
    11-36
    30.6%
    50.7% 13-14
    92.9%
    16 24 7 18 4 11 18 86
  • +
    DEC
    2
    WED
     
    VCU
    (19-7) RPI: 23NET: 37
    University Park, PA
    Bryce Jordan Center
    W   72 - 69
    1 2 Total
    VCU 32 37 69
    Penn State 35 37 72
    Location: University Park, PA
    Arena: Bryce Jordan Center

    Opponent NET: 37
    Opponent RPI: 23
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    VCU 24-54
    44.4%
    19-40
    47.5%
    5-14
    35.7%
    49.1% 16-22
    72.7%
    8 26 12 6 2 16 20 69
    Penn State 25-61
    41.0%
    16-35
    45.7%
    9-26
    34.6%
    48.4% 13-19
    68.4%
    12 25 14 9 3 15 19 72
  • +
    DEC
    6
    SUN
     
    Seton Hall
    (14-13) RPI: 75NET: 57
    University Park, PA
    Bryce Jordan Center
    TV: BTN
    L   92 - 98
    (1 OT)
    1 2 OT1 Total
    Seton Hall 34 50 14 98
    Penn State 45 39 8 92
    Location: University Park, PA
    Arena: Bryce Jordan Center

    Opponent NET: 57
    Opponent RPI: 75
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Seton Hall 34-64
    53.1%
    27-41
    65.9%
    7-23
    30.4%
    58.6% 23-35
    65.7%
    10 25 19 10 4 12 19 98
    Penn State 32-70
    45.7%
    19-36
    52.8%
    13-34
    38.2%
    55.0% 15-19
    78.9%
    12 25 20 5 2 15 29 92
  • ACC/Big Ten Challenge presented by Continental Tire
  • +
    DEC
    8
    TUE
    AT
    # 25
    Virginia Tech
    (15-7) RPI: 71NET: 48
    Blacksburg, VA
    Cassell Coliseum
    TV: ESPNU
    W   75 - 55
    1 2 Total
    Penn State 42 33 75
    Virginia Tech 23 32 55
    Location: Blacksburg, VA
    Arena: Cassell Coliseum

    Opponent NET: 48
    Opponent RPI: 71
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Penn State 30-60
    50.0%
    18-37
    48.6%
    12-23
    52.2%
    60.0% 3-8
    37.5%
    8 25 15 6 6 5 17 75
    Virginia Tech 20-54
    37.0%
    14-32
    43.8%
    6-22
    27.3%
    42.6% 9-18
    50.0%
    15 24 8 1 3 14 12 55
  •  
  • +
    DEC
    13
    SUN
    AT
    # 4
    Michigan
    (23-5) RPI: 5NET: 4
    Ann Arbor, MI
    Crisler Center
    TV: BTN
    L   58 - 62
    1 2 Total
    Penn State 27 31 58
    Michigan 36 26 62
    Location: Ann Arbor, MI
    Arena: Crisler Center

    Opponent NET: 4
    Opponent RPI: 5
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Penn State 20-65
    30.8%
    13-46
    28.3%
    7-19
    36.8%
    36.2% 11-15
    73.3%
    13 22 10 7 2 8 17 58
    Michigan 20-45
    44.4%
    15-31
    48.4%
    5-14
    35.7%
    50.0% 17-20
    85.0%
    4 32 13 0 8 16 16 62
  • +
    DEC
    23
    WED
    # 2
    Illinois
    (24-7) RPI: 11NET: 3
    University Park, PA
    Bryce Jordan Center
    TV: BTN
    L   81 - 98
    1 2 Total
    Illinois 43 55 98
    Penn State 43 38 81
    Location: University Park, PA
    Arena: Bryce Jordan Center

    Opponent NET: 3
    Opponent RPI: 11
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Illinois 35-63
    55.6%
    30-47
    63.8%
    5-16
    31.2%
    59.5% 23-28
    82.1%
    14 22 20 5 2 10 15 98
    Penn State 35-65
    53.8%
    28-42
    66.7%
    7-23
    30.4%
    59.2% 4-7
    57.1%
    8 17 15 6 5 12 23 81
  • +
    DEC
    30
    WED
    AT
     
    Indiana
    (12-15) RPI: 133NET: 63
    Bloomington, IN
    Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall
    L   85 - 87
    (1 OT)
    1 2 OT1 Total
    Penn State 33 47 5 85
    Indiana 38 42 7 87
    Location: Bloomington, IN
    Arena: Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall

    Opponent NET: 63
    Opponent RPI: 133
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Penn State 31-65
    47.7%
    19-37
    51.4%
    12-28
    42.9%
    56.9% 11-15
    73.3%
    13 21 13 7 2 15 20 85
    Indiana 32-56
    57.1%
    26-37
    70.3%
    6-19
    31.6%
    62.5% 17-21
    81.0%
    4 22 15 5 8 13 18 87
  • +
    JAN
    17
    SUN
    AT
    # 20
    Purdue
    (18-10) RPI: 39NET: 22
    West Lafayette, IN
    Mackey Arena
    L   72 - 80
    1 2 Total
    Penn State 32 40 72
    Purdue 33 47 80
    Location: West Lafayette, IN
    Arena: Mackey Arena

    Opponent NET: 22
    Opponent RPI: 39
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Penn State 27-82
    32.9%
    17-43
    39.5%
    10-39
    25.6%
    39.0% 8-13
    61.5%
    23 26 11 7 3 7 27 72
    Purdue 25-62
    40.3%
    19-30
    63.3%
    6-32
    18.8%
    45.2% 24-33
    72.7%
    14 33 12 5 7 12 16 80
  • +
    JAN
    19
    TUE
    AT
    # 2
    Illinois
    (24-7) RPI: 11NET: 3
    Champaign, IL
    State Farm Center
    L   65 - 79
    1 2 Total
    Penn State 28 37 65
    Illinois 42 37 79
    Location: Champaign, IL
    Arena: State Farm Center

    Opponent NET: 3
    Opponent RPI: 11
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Penn State 21-62
    33.9%
    14-44
    31.8%
    7-18
    38.9%
    39.5% 16-21
    76.2%
    16 24 8 10 0 16 26 65
    Illinois 26-57
    45.6%
    19-34
    55.9%
    7-23
    30.4%
    51.8% 20-28
    71.4%
    8 27 18 7 8 15 21 79
  • +
    JAN
    21
    THU
     
    Rutgers
    (16-12) RPI: 57NET: 38
    University Park, PA
    Bryce Jordan Center
    W   75 - 67
    1 2 Total
    Rutgers 24 43 67
    Penn State 34 41 75
    Location: University Park, PA
    Arena: Bryce Jordan Center

    Opponent NET: 38
    Opponent RPI: 57
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Rutgers 27-61
    44.3%
    20-44
    45.5%
    7-17
    41.2%
    50.0% 6-11
    54.5%
    7 20 18 8 2 12 18 67
    Penn State 27-55
    49.1%
    21-36
    58.3%
    6-19
    31.6%
    54.5% 15-24
    62.5%
    12 28 16 10 2 15 11 75
  • +
    JAN
    23
    SAT
     
    Northwestern
    (8-15) RPI: 196NET: 92
    University Park, PA
    Bryce Jordan Center
    TV: BTN
    W   81 - 78
    1 2 Total
    Northwestern 33 45 78
    Penn State 38 43 81
    Location: University Park, PA
    Arena: Bryce Jordan Center

    Opponent NET: 92
    Opponent RPI: 196
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Northwestern 29-59
    49.2%
    18-33
    54.5%
    11-26
    42.3%
    58.5% 9-12
    75.0%
    5 20 16 8 2 14 20 78
    Penn State 26-55
    47.3%
    17-35
    48.6%
    9-20
    45.0%
    55.5% 20-26
    76.9%
    13 25 12 10 4 16 15 81
  • +
    JAN
    27
    WED
    AT
    # 7
    Ohio State
    (21-10) RPI: 22NET: 8
    Columbus, OH
    Value City Arena
    L   79 - 83
    1 2 Total
    Penn State 39 40 79
    Ohio State 43 40 83
    Location: Columbus, OH
    Arena: Value City Arena

    Opponent NET: 8
    Opponent RPI: 22
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Penn State 26-59
    44.1%
    17-40
    42.5%
    9-19
    47.4%
    51.7% 18-24
    75.0%
    11 17 9 6 0 11 19 79
    Ohio State 28-54
    51.9%
    21-32
    65.6%
    7-22
    31.8%
    58.3% 20-21
    95.2%
    10 26 11 6 4 17 20 83
  • +
    JAN
    30
    SAT
     
    Wisconsin
    (18-13) RPI: 69NET: 27
    University Park, PA
    Bryce Jordan Center
    W   81 - 71
    1 2 Total
    Wisconsin 34 37 71
    Penn State 31 50 81
    Location: University Park, PA
    Arena: Bryce Jordan Center

    Opponent NET: 27
    Opponent RPI: 69
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Wisconsin 29-66
    43.9%
    22-38
    57.9%
    7-28
    25.0%
    49.2% 6-8
    75.0%
    10 29 14 2 5 12 21 71
    Penn State 27-60
    45.0%
    19-36
    52.8%
    8-24
    33.3%
    51.7% 19-25
    76.0%
    7 28 14 6 1 6 10 81
  • +
    FEB
    2
    TUE
    AT
     
    Wisconsin
    (18-13) RPI: 69NET: 27
    Madison, WI
    Kohl Center
    L   56 - 72
    1 2 Total
    Penn State 31 25 56
    Wisconsin 33 39 72
    Location: Madison, WI
    Arena: Kohl Center

    Opponent NET: 27
    Opponent RPI: 69
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Penn State 22-57
    38.6%
    16-33
    48.5%
    6-24
    25.0%
    43.9% 6-10
    60.0%
    13 15 10 6 3 13 16 56
    Wisconsin 25-52
    48.1%
    16-34
    47.1%
    9-18
    50.0%
    56.7% 13-16
    81.2%
    12 24 16 8 1 15 13 72
  • +
    FEB
    5
    FRI
     
    Maryland
    (16-14) RPI: 65NET: 35
    University Park, PA
    Bryce Jordan Center
    TV: FS1
    W   55 - 50
    1 2 Total
    Maryland 23 27 50
    Penn State 23 32 55
    Location: University Park, PA
    Arena: Bryce Jordan Center

    Opponent NET: 35
    Opponent RPI: 65
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Maryland 17-48
    35.4%
    14-31
    45.2%
    3-17
    17.6%
    38.5% 13-16
    81.2%
    5 24 6 6 7 16 16 50
    Penn State 17-54
    31.5%
    12-31
    38.7%
    5-23
    21.7%
    36.1% 16-18
    88.9%
    11 29 10 7 2 13 16 55
  • +
    FEB
    9
    TUE
    AT
     
    Michigan State
    (15-13) RPI: 106NET: 70
    East Lansing, MI
    Breslin Center
    L   58 - 60
    1 2 Total
    Penn State 24 34 58
    Michigan State 32 28 60
    Location: East Lansing, MI
    Arena: Breslin Center

    Opponent NET: 70
    Opponent RPI: 106
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Penn State 20-58
    34.5%
    15-35
    42.9%
    5-23
    21.7%
    38.8% 13-15
    86.7%
    12 25 12 5 1 9 16 58
    Michigan State 23-55
    41.8%
    19-40
    47.5%
    4-15
    26.7%
    45.5% 10-15
    66.7%
    9 27 15 5 3 11 15 60
  • +
    FEB
    14
    SUN
     
    Nebraska
    (6-20) RPI: 246NET: 126
    University Park, PA
    Bryce Jordan Center
    TV: BTN
    L   61 - 62
    1 2 Total
    Nebraska 35 27 62
    Penn State 35 26 61
    Location: University Park, PA
    Arena: Bryce Jordan Center

    Opponent NET: 126
    Opponent RPI: 246
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Nebraska 27-56
    48.2%
    20-37
    54.1%
    7-19
    36.8%
    54.5% 1-3
    33.3%
    5 30 19 7 6 16 12 62
    Penn State 21-65
    32.3%
    12-34
    35.3%
    9-31
    29.0%
    39.2% 10-12
    83.3%
    13 26 13 7 3 12 9 61
  • +
    FEB
    18
    THU
    # 7
    Ohio State
    (21-10) RPI: 22NET: 8
    University Park, PA
    Bryce Jordan Center
    L   82 - 92
    1 2 Total
    Ohio State 47 45 92
    Penn State 43 39 82
    Location: University Park, PA
    Arena: Bryce Jordan Center

    Opponent NET: 8
    Opponent RPI: 22
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Ohio State 30-53
    56.6%
    19-33
    57.6%
    11-20
    55.0%
    67.0% 21-26
    80.8%
    8 24 19 3 5 12 21 92
    Penn State 27-60
    45.0%
    15-32
    46.9%
    12-28
    42.9%
    55.0% 16-21
    76.2%
    11 18 16 7 2 10 20 82
  • +
    FEB
    21
    SUN
    AT
    # 8
    Iowa
    (22-9) RPI: 36NET: 6
    Iowa City, IA
    Carver-Hawkeye Arena
    L   68 - 74
    1 2 Total
    Penn State 41 27 68
    Iowa 36 38 74
    Location: Iowa City, IA
    Arena: Carver-Hawkeye Arena

    Opponent NET: 6
    Opponent RPI: 36
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Penn State 22-62
    35.5%
    11-29
    37.9%
    11-33
    33.3%
    44.4% 13-17
    76.5%
    7 28 13 10 2 10 20 68
    Iowa 26-58
    44.8%
    16-33
    48.5%
    10-25
    40.0%
    53.4% 12-22
    54.5%
    11 35 19 5 3 16 16 74
  • +
    FEB
    23
    TUE
    AT
     
    Nebraska
    (6-20) RPI: 246NET: 126
    Lincoln, NE
    Pinnacle Bank Arena
    W   86 - 83
    1 2 Total
    Penn State 39 47 86
    Nebraska 38 45 83
    Location: Lincoln, NE
    Arena: Pinnacle Bank Arena

    Opponent NET: 126
    Opponent RPI: 246
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Penn State 28-70
    40.0%
    14-33
    42.4%
    14-37
    37.8%
    50.0% 16-19
    84.2%
    16 26 19 14 1 15 17 86
    Nebraska 30-56
    53.6%
    18-31
    58.1%
    12-25
    48.0%
    64.3% 11-15
    73.3%
    2 27 16 7 3 18 19 83
  • +
    FEB
    26
    FRI
    # 20
    Purdue
    (18-10) RPI: 39NET: 22
    University Park, PA
    Bryce Jordan Center
    L   52 - 73
    1 2 Total
    Purdue 41 32 73
    Penn State 26 26 52
    Location: University Park, PA
    Arena: Bryce Jordan Center

    Opponent NET: 22
    Opponent RPI: 39
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Purdue 27-52
    51.9%
    20-33
    60.6%
    7-19
    36.8%
    58.7% 12-17
    70.6%
    6 35 13 8 6 13 18 73
    Penn State 22-62
    35.5%
    16-33
    48.5%
    6-29
    20.7%
    40.3% 2-8
    25.0%
    7 21 11 6 4 12 15 52
  • +
    MAR
    3
    WED
     
    Minnesota
    (14-15) RPI: 149NET: 77
    University Park, PA
    Bryce Jordan Center
    W   84 - 65
    1 2 Total
    Minnesota 28 37 65
    Penn State 46 38 84
    Location: University Park, PA
    Arena: Bryce Jordan Center

    Opponent NET: 77
    Opponent RPI: 149
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Minnesota 21-59
    35.6%
    16-41
    39.0%
    5-18
    27.8%
    39.8% 18-24
    75.0%
    9 24 11 5 5 7 16 65
    Penn State 32-70
    45.7%
    22-45
    48.9%
    10-25
    40.0%
    52.9% 10-19
    52.6%
    17 31 19 5 2 7 15 84
  • +
    MAR
    7
    SUN
    AT
     
    Maryland
    (16-14) RPI: 65NET: 35
    College Park, MD
    XFINITY Center
    W   66 - 61
    1 2 Total
    Penn State 23 43 66
    Maryland 33 28 61
    Location: College Park, MD
    Arena: XFINITY Center

    Opponent NET: 35
    Opponent RPI: 65
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Penn State 19-56
    33.9%
    10-30
    33.3%
    9-26
    34.6%
    42.0% 19-24
    79.2%
    10 29 10 9 0 9 16 66
    Maryland 23-48
    47.9%
    15-27
    55.6%
    8-21
    38.1%
    56.2% 7-13
    53.8%
    1 30 12 5 4 13 19 61
  • Big Ten Tournament - First Round
  • +
    MAR
    10
    WED
    VS
     
    Nebraska
    (6-20) RPI: 246NET: 126
    Indianapolis, IN
    Bankers Life Fieldhouse
    TV: BTN
    W   72 - 66
    1 2 Total
    Nebraska 37 29 66
    Penn State 23 49 72
    Location: Indianapolis, IN
    Arena: Bankers Life Fieldhouse

    Opponent NET: 126
    Opponent RPI: 246
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Nebraska 24-60
    40.0%
    15-27
    55.6%
    9-33
    27.3%
    47.5% 9-11
    81.8%
    7 20 14 8 4 14 23 66
    Penn State 21-59
    35.6%
    14-32
    43.8%
    7-27
    25.9%
    41.5% 23-29
    79.3%
    14 29 15 10 2 14 18 72
  •  
  • Big Ten Tournament - Second Round
  • +
    MAR
    11
    THU
    VS
     
    Wisconsin
    (18-13) RPI: 69NET: 27
    Indianapolis, IN
    Lucas Oil Stadium
    TV: BTN
    L   74 - 75
    1 2 Total
    Penn State 31 43 74
    Wisconsin 41 34 75
    Location: Indianapolis, IN
    Arena: Lucas Oil Stadium

    Opponent NET: 27
    Opponent RPI: 69
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Penn State 28-58
    48.3%
    21-38
    55.3%
    7-20
    35.0%
    54.3% 11-13
    84.6%
    10 24 17 5 3 10 18 74
    Wisconsin 25-54
    46.3%
    13-31
    41.9%
    12-23
    52.2%
    57.4% 13-15
    86.7%
    5 20 18 4 4 8 16 75