Penn State was scheduled to play a basketball game against Wisconsin on Sunday afternoon, but then it suddenly got postponed. The Nittany Lions probably weren’t going to win against one of the Big Ten’s top teams, but it was going to be nice to watch a sporting event on Sunday in which both teams were earnestly trying to win. There might be only one or two of those in the NFL this week.
Then again, maybe PSU head coach Jim Ferry isn’t trying to win with the way he is managing Sam Sessoms’s minutes. The Binghamton transfer finally cracked the 30-minute threshold against Indiana despite being a key cog in the Nittany Lion offense all season, and that was only because of overtime.
Hmmmm. No mention of COVID-19 or positive tests, just an “abundance of caution.” What the heck. We’re fans that support the program even though the best it can give us is an NIT championship here or there. We deserve to know why the game is getting postponed.
Who am I kidding? We’re Penn State basketball fans. We don’t even deserve to know why the coach who was one global pandemic away from making the NCAA Tournament last season was let go. It’s not like that move led to all of our 2021 recruits deciding to commit to other programs. No big deal.Continue reading