2017-2018 Penn State Nittany Lions

2017-2018 Penn State Nittany Lions Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
4 Nazeer Bostick So SF 6-4 203 Jan 4, 1997 Philadelphia (PA) United States Roman Catholic High School for Boys
35 Trent Buttrick Fr F 6-8 234 Oct 18, 1998 Bloomsburg (PA) United States Community High School
10 Tony Carr So PG 6-5 204 Oct 11, 1997 Philadelphia (PA) United States Roman Catholic High School for Boys
33 Shep Garner Sr G 6-2 196 Dec 6, 1996 Chester (PA) United States Roman Catholic High School for Boys
21 John Harrar Fr F 6-9 243 Jul 13, 1999 Wallingford (PA) United States Strath Haven High School
22 Grant Hazle So F 6-5 192 Jan 8, 1998 Kingwood (TX) United States Westbury Christian School
44 Julian Moore Sr F 6-10 248 May 20, 1995 Fort Washington (PA) United States Germantown Academy
20 Taylor Nussbaum Fr G 6-2 175 May 8, 1998 South Salem (NY) United States Cheshire Academy
3 Satchel Pierce Jr C 7-0 255 Nov 16, 1994 Barberton (OH) United States Kiski Area High School
23 Josh Reaves Jr SG 6-4 210 Jun 4, 1997 Fairfax (VA) United States Oak Hill Academy
11 Lamar Stevens So SF 6-8 226 Jul 9, 1997 Philadelphia (PA) United States The Haverford School
24 Mike Watkins So C 6-9 254 Aug 10, 1995 Philadelphia (PA) United States Mathematics, Civics and Sciences Charter School
5 Jamari Wheeler Fr PG 6-1 170 Dec 9, 1997 Live Oak (FL) United States The Rock High School
1 Deivis Zemgulis Jr SF 6-6 220 Jun 6, 1996 Kaunas Lithuania St. Mary's Ryken High School
20 Alex Zhao Jr F 6-6 220 - Shenyang China Bishop O'Dowd High School

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

2017-2018 Penn State Nittany Lions Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Tony Carr NABC All-District (7) First Team
Tony Carr AP All-American Honorable Mention
Tony Carr All-Big Ten First Team (Coaches)
Lamar Stevens All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (Coaches)
Mike Watkins All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (Coaches)
Tony Carr All-Big Ten First Team (Media)
Lamar Stevens All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (Media)
Mike Watkins All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (Media)
Tony Carr Big Ten All-Tournament Team
Josh Reaves All-Big Ten Defensive Team
Mike Watkins All-Big Ten Defensive Team
Tony Carr Big Ten Player of the Week (Feb 19, 2018)
Lamar Stevens National Invitation Tournament MVP
Tony Carr National Invitation Tournament All-Tournament Team
Lamar Stevens National Invitation Tournament All-Tournament Team
Tony Carr Legends Classic All-Tournament Team
Lamar Stevens Legends Classic All-Tournament Team

2017-2018 Penn State Nittany Lions Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters T. Carr S. Garner J. Reaves L. Stevens J. Harrar
Rotation     N. Bostick J. Moore  
Lim PT J. Wheeler T. Nussbaum D. Zemgulis T. Buttrick S. Pierce
Lim PT     A. Zhao   M. Watkins
Lim PT     G. Hazle    

2017-2018 Penn State Nittany Lions Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Tony Carr 37 35.3 19.6 4.9 5.0 0.8 0.3 2.3
Lamar Stevens 39 33.1 15.5 5.9 1.9 0.6 1.1 2.2
Mike Watkins 29 26.3 12.1 8.9 0.7 1.0 2.3 1.7
Shep Garner 39 32.8 11.4 2.1 1.3 0.9 0.1 1.2
Josh Reaves 34 30.8 10.6 5.1 3.1 2.2 0.5 1.4
Nazeer Bostick 35 17.2 4.7 2.3 0.7 0.6 0.2 1.1
Julian Moore 38 12.0 2.2 1.9 0.3 0.2 0.8 0.4
Jamari Wheeler 39 14.4 2.0 1.8 1.4 1.3 0.1 0.9
Satchel Pierce 24 7.2 1.6 1.6 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.8
John Harrar 27 7.2 1.6 2.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3
Deivis Zemgulis 23 5.8 0.8 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.1
Trent Buttrick 10 3.6 0.5 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.7
Grant Hazle 3 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0
Taylor Nussbaum 2 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2017-2018 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
Jim Ferry Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Head Coach (Duquesne, 2012 to 2017)
Sandy Barbour Athletic Director 2014-2015 N/A
Scott Lynch Director of Athletic Performance 2017-2018 N/A
David Caporaletti Director of Player Development 2017-2018 Director of Basketball Operations (Penn State, 2015 to 2017)
Jon Salazer Athletic Trainer 2001-2002 N/A