How to Watch Texas Longhorns vs. Penn State Nittany Lions: Live Stream or on TV

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How to Watch Texas Longhorns vs. Penn State Nittany Lions: Live Stream or on TV


The No. 2 seed Texas Longhorns (27-8) will compete with the No. 10 seed Penn State Nittany Lions (23-13) on Saturday with a spot in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament on the line. This matchup tips at 7:45 PM.

Texas was victorious in its most recent game against Colgate, 81-61, on Thursday. Jabari Rice starred with 23 points, plus six boards and three assists. On Thursday, in its last game, Penn State beat Texas A&M 76-59. With 27 points, Andrew Funk was its top scorer.

When is Texas vs. Penn State and when does it start?

This contest between the Longhorns and Nittany Lions will go down on Saturday, March 18, 2023. You can expect the opening tip at 7:45 PM ET.

Where to Watch Texas vs. Penn State

The Longhorns and Nittany Lions will take to the court at Wells Fargo Arena (IA) for this matchup on March 18, and if you would like to see the action live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on CBS.

Texas Longhorns vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Game Preview

Texas Stats, Odds & Insights

Texas has a +375 scoring differential, topping opponents by 10.7 points per game. It is putting up 77.9 points per game to rank 37th in college basketball and is allowing 67.2 per outing to rank 88th in college basketball.

The Longhorns score 9.8 more points than the Nittany Lions allow (68.1).

Texas knocks down 7.2 three-pointers per game (203rd in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 6.4. It shoots 34.6% from deep while its opponents hit 32.5% from long range.

The Longhorns post 84.8 points per game at home, compared to 69.4 points per game in road games, a difference of 15.4 points per contest.

On the offensive side of the ball, Texas has struggled over its last 10 games, scoring 72.8 points per contest over that span compared to the 77.9 it has put up over the course of this year.

Penn State Stats, Odds & Insights

Penn State outscores opponents by 4.3 points per game (posting 72.4 points per game, 161st in college basketball, and giving up 68.1 per outing, 121st in college basketball) and has a +154 scoring differential.

The Nittany Lions post 5.2 more points per game (72.4) than the Longhorns concede (67.2).

Penn State hits 3.5 more threes per contest than the opposition, 10.8 (fourth-most in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 7.3.

At home the Nittany Lions are putting up 76.8 points per game, 7.7 more than they are averaging on the road (69.1).

Penn State has performed worse offensively in its past 10 games, averaging 70.4 points per contest, 2.0 fewer points its than season average of 72.4.

Longhorns Key Players to Watch

Longhorns Leaders
Marcus Carr 35 15.9 3.0 4.0 1.7 0.1 2.2
Jabari Rice 32 13.4 3.8 2.1 0.9 0.3 1.7
Timmy Allen 32 10.3 5.4 3.5 0.9 0.5 0.1
Tyrese Hunter 35 10.2 2.9 2.5 0.9 0.1 1.5
Dylan Disu 34 8.5 4.3 1.0 0.6 1.4 0.3

Nittany Lions Key Players to Watch

Nittany Lions Leaders
Jalen Pickett 36 17.9 7.3 6.7 0.9 0.5 1.3
Seth Lundy 35 14.3 6.2 0.9 0.7 0.6 2.6
Andrew Funk 36 12.5 3.0 1.1 0.6 0.1 3.1
Camren Wynter 36 8.8 2.9 2.0 0.6 0.0 1.0
Myles Dread 36 5.4 2.0 0.9 0.5 0.1 1.6

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.