National Invitation Tournament Semifinal
9 p.m., Madison Square Garden
Penn State (25-11, 10-8 Big Ten)
Notre Dame (21-14, 8-10 Big East)
Ed DeChellis is 82-103 in six seasons at Penn State;
Mike Brey is 188-100 in nine seasons at Notre Dame
Penn State Sports Network
Penn State leads the all-time series but Notre Dame won the last matchup -- 73-52 in the 2000 NIT semis.
The winner advances to Thursday's final against the winner of Baylor-San Diego State. There is no longer a consolation game in the NIT.
The Nittany Lions are 1-3 all-time in NIT semifinal games.
A win Tuesday would be PSU's 26th of the season, establishing a school record.
Battle needs five assists to break Dan Earl's school season record of 181.