2015-2016 Penn State Nittany Lions

2015-2016 Penn State Nittany Lions Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
0 Payton Banks So F 6-6 223 May 20, 1994 Orange (CA) United States Lutheran High School
32 Jordan Dickerson Sr C 7-1 245 Jun 9, 1993 Brooklyn (NY) United States Abraham Lincoln High School
3 Devin Foster Sr G 6-2 205 Apr 9, 1994 Dayton (OH) United States Jefferson Township High School
33 Shep Garner So G 6-2 196 Dec 6, 1996 Chester (PA) United States Roman Catholic High School for Boys
11 Sam Halle Jr G 6-0 185 Nov 16, 1993 Springfield (VA) United States West Springfield High School
5 Donovon Jack Sr F 6-9 210 Nov 18, 1993 Reading (PA) United States Berks Catholic High School
44 Julian Moore So F 6-10 248 May 20, 1995 Fort Washington (PA) United States Germantown Academy
23 Josh Reaves Fr SG 6-5 214 Jun 4, 1997 Fairfax (VA) United States Oak Hill Academy
10 Brandon Taylor Sr PF 6-6 225 Aug 1, 1994 Tabernacle (NJ) United States Trenton Catholic Academy
21 Isaiah Washington Fr G 6-4 170 Nov 15, 1995 Williamsport (PA) United States Williamsport Area High School
24 Mike Watkins RS-Fr C 6-9 254 Aug 10, 1995 Philadelphia (PA) United States Mathematics, Civics and Sciences Charter School
1 Deivis Zemgulis Fr SF 6-6 220 Jun 6, 1996 Kaunas Lithuania St. Mary's Ryken High School
35 Alex Zhao Fr F 6-6 220 - Shenyang China Bishop O'Dowd High School

Penn State Transfers Sitting Out 2015-2016

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
13 Terrence Samuel Jr G 6-3 208 Jun 11, 1994 Brooklyn (NY) United States Connecticut

Recent Penn State Nittany Lions History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 14-18 (7-13) 10th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd N/A
2017-2018 26-13 (9-9) 6th (Big Ten) 4th Rnd NIT Champion
2016-2017 15-18 (6-12) 12th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 16-16 (7-11) 10th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd N/A
2014-2015 18-16 (4-14) 13th (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 16-18 (6-12) 10th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd CBI 2nd Rnd
2012-2013 10-21 (2-16) 12th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd N/A
2011-2012 12-20 (4-14) 11th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd N/A
2010-2011 19-15 (9-9) 4th (Big Ten) Runner Up NCAA 1st Rnd
2009-2010 11-20 (3-15) 11th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 27-11 (10-8) 4th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NIT Champion
2007-2008 15-16 (7-11) 7th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd N/A
2006-2007 11-19 (2-14) 10th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 15-15 (6-10) 8th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2004-2005 7-23 (1-15) 11th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 9-19 (3-13) 10th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd N/A
2002-2003 7-21 (2-14) 11th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd N/A

2015-2016 Penn State Nittany Lions Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Brandon Taylor All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (Coaches)
Brandon Taylor All-Big Ten Third Team (Media)

2015-2016 Penn State Nittany Lions Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters S. Garner J. Reaves P. Banks B. Taylor J. Dickerson
Rotation D. Foster   D. Zemgulis J. Moore  
Rotation I. Washington     D. Jack  
Lim PT S. Halle        

2015-2016 Penn State Nittany Lions Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Brandon Taylor 32 32.2 16.2 6.5 1.6 0.6 0.5 2.5
Shep Garner 32 35.2 14.8 3.2 3.4 1.3 0.2 2.0
Payton Banks 32 28.8 9.4 4.3 1.2 0.8 0.1 1.4
Josh Reaves 27 23.0 6.1 3.6 1.9 1.3 0.9 1.3
Donovon Jack 32 13.8 5.2 2.9 0.2 0.1 0.5 0.8
Devin Foster 31 19.0 4.0 2.4 1.2 0.3 0.0 0.8
Julian Moore 31 15.5 3.8 3.3 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.6
Deivis Zemgulis 26 12.2 2.9 1.7 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.5
Jordan Dickerson 32 18.2 2.8 3.5 0.4 0.3 1.4 0.7
Isaiah Washington 27 12.6 2.7 1.8 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.7
Sam Halle 1 1.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2015-2016 Penn State Nittany Lions Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Patrick Chambers Head Coach 2011-2012 N/A
Keith Urgo Associate Head Coach 2013-2014 Assistant Coach (Penn State, 2011 to 2013)
Dwayne Anderson Assistant Coach 2013-2014 N/A
Ross Condon Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Director of Operations (Penn State, 2011 to 2015)
Sandy Barbour Athletic Director 2014-2015 N/A
David Caporaletti Director of Basketball Operations 2015-2016 N/A
Evann Baker Graduate Manager 2015-2016 N/A
Kevin Hacke Graduate Manager 2015-2016 N/A
Ryan Devlin Director of Player Development 2014-2015 N/A
Brandon Spayd Strength and Conditioning Coach 2013-2014 Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach (Penn State, 2010 to 2013)
Jon Salazer Athletic Trainer 2001-2002 N/A