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Close Up on Ackerman

Close Up on Ackerman

Fight On State caught up with Penn State basketball signee Patrick Ackerman about what he's looking forward to in Happy Valley and his longtime connection with college basketball.

For 6-foot-11 Worchester (Mass.) Academy senior Patrick Ackerman, basketball was always in his blood. "I always wanted to play college basketball when I was growing up," Ackerman said. "It's always been a dream of mine, I have had my sights set on it since I could dribble." That dream came true in November when Ackerman officially signed with Penn State -- and he gives a lot of credit to his...

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