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Tools and Bernsy will be squaring off, we'll just have to wait 10 years to see it happen. Those two specifically won't be doing battle but their alma mater's will be.
Penn State Director of Athletics Dave Joyner and West Virginia Athletic Director Oliver Luck announced that the two longtime rivals will be renewing their series.
Penn State will host the West Virginia at Beaver Stadium on September 2, 2023 and the Mountaineers will then play host to the Nittany Lions in Morgantown on August 31, 2024.
The two schools have played 59 times but haven't met since 1992. They first met in 1904 and played every season from 1947-1992 (46 games).
Penn State Director of Athletics Dave Joyner...
"We are excited to announce this football series with West Virginia. The renewal of our West Virginia rivalry is a series our alumni and fans have wanted to see on our future schedules. I am appreciative of the efforts of Oliver Luck in getting our two schools together again. As we prepare to move to a nine-game Big Ten schedule (2016), I am very pleased that we have been to able to schedule old rivals like West Virginia and Pitt and add Virginia Tech in upcoming years."
West Virginia Athletic Director Oliver Luck...
"I know how exciting it was to play in Beaver Stadium and to have the Nittany Lions come to Morgantown. I think the renewal of this series will be great for the fan bases of the two schools as both locations provide an easy drive. I want to thank Athletic Director Dave Joyner and Coach Bill O’Brien for their efforts in getting this series renewed. Both Universities have rich traditions and history, and to be able to revive the memories and the fun is what makes college football so special."
The Nittany Lions lead the series, 48-9-2.