Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, March 12, 2015

Good news, Penn State fans: You are excused from work Friday.

If you get in trouble with your boss, well, just show them the picture in the tweet above.

That's right, head coach Patrick Chambers signed this excuse for absence from work letter so that you can watch Penn State's Big Ten tourney quarterfinals matchup vs. Purdue from the comfort of your home.

The Nittany Lions, fresh off a tourney-opening win over Nebraska, stunned fifth-seeded Iowa, 67-58, on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals.

[ MORE: View our Big Ten tournament central page ]

Penn State takes on Purdue at 2:30 p.m. ET Friday.

No, Penn State students, this does not excuse you from class.