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Delaware State vs. Penn State preview: Nittany Lions look for second-straight win

Penn State will look to notch consecutive wins for the first time this season, when the Nittany Lions play host to the Delaware State Hornets on Saturday.

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Penn State looks to notch its second-consecutive victory on Saturday, when the Nittany Lions play host to the Delaware State Hornets (5-5).

Through nine games this season, the Nittany Lions are 5-4, and have alternated wins and losses in each game so far. Penn State last played last Saturday, when the Nittany Lions defeated Army, 78-70.

Tim Frazier has been Penn State's leading scorer this season, averaging 16.3 points per game. Frazier, a senior guard, has also added 4.5 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game.

Delaware State opened the season 3-0, but then dropped five consecutive contests, falling to 3-5. The Hornets have rebounded from those five losses, defeating Maryland Eastern and Delaware to get their record back up to .500.

Penn State will try to slow down Tahj Tate, who has been Delaware State's top scorer this year. Tate is averaging 15.5 points per game for the Hornets.

Tip-off is scheduled for 2 p.m. ET from the Bryce Jordan Center.

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