Flavor Flav is in the building.
A crowd favorite was in attendance tonight to watch Penn State take on No. 8 Ohio State in a Big Ten conference basketball game. Flavor Flav showed up to watch the Nittany Lions take down the Buckeyes in an upset.
The rapper's cousin is a key cog on the Penn State basketball team. Senior guard Shep Garner and Jonathan Dayton Jr., better known by his stage name Flavor Flav, are related.
Flavor Flav rose to prominence as a member of the hip=hop group Public Enemy. On Thursday night he sat in the stands as his cousin dropped 13 points and grabbed four rebounds in Penn State's upset bid.
The Nittany Lions raced out to an early lead and never looked back, bringing a 45-21 lead into halftime. Despite a comeback attempt from the Buckeyes, Penn State walked away with a 79-56 upset win over the No. 8 team in the country.
Flavor Flav was relishing the action.
It's the second win for the Nittany Lions over Ohio State this season. Meanwhile, Ohio State has just six losses on the season, one-third of those coming at the hands of Penn State.
In other Big Ten basketball news, Wisconsin helped out the Buckeyes by taking down No. 6 Purdue by a final score of 57-53. Ohio State defeated Purdue a week ago by a one-point margin.
The top of the Big Ten standings has changed rapidly over the past few weeks, especially with Purdue coming off of its third-straight loss.