2019-2020 Penn State Nittany Lions

2019-2020 Penn State Nittany Lions Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
33 Stephen Beattie Sr G 6-2 180 Apr 30, 1998 Boalsburg (PA) United States Saint Joseph's Catholic Academy
12 Izaiah Brockington So G 6-4 200 Jul 12, 1999 Philadelphia (PA) United States Archbishop Ryan High School
35 Trent Buttrick Jr F 6-8 234 Oct 18, 1998 Bloomsburg (PA) United States Community High School
2 Myles Dread So F 6-4 215 Nov 3, 1999 Washington (DC) United States Gonzaga College High School
21 John Harrar Jr F 6-9 243 Jul 13, 1999 Wallingford (PA) United States Strath Haven High School
22 Grant Hazle Sr F 6-6 194 Jan 8, 1998 Kingwood (TX) United States Westbury Christian School
4 Curtis Jones Sr SG 6-5 185 Jan 28, 1997 Highland Springs (VA) United States Huntington Prep
0 Myreon Jones So G 6-3 170 Mar 17, 2000 Suwanee (GA) United States Lincoln Academy
14 Patrick Kelly Fr SF 6-7 195 Nov 10, 1999 Salem (MA) United States IMG Academy
1 Seth Lundy Fr F 6-6 216 Apr 2, 2000 Philadelphia (PA) United States Roman Catholic High School for Boys
10 Kyle McCloskey So G 6-5 210 Dec 18, 1998 Lower Gwynedd (PA) United States Germantown Academy
20 Taylor Nussbaum Jr G 6-2 175 May 8, 1998 South Salem (NY) United States Cheshire Academy
11 Lamar Stevens Sr SF 6-8 230 Jul 9, 1997 Philadelphia (PA) United States The Haverford School
- Abdou Tsimbila Fr C 6-8 220 - Hagerstown (MD) United States St. Maria Goretti High School
24 Mike Watkins Sr C 6-9 254 Aug 10, 1995 Philadelphia (PA) United States Mathematics, Civics and Sciences Charter School
5 Jamari Wheeler Jr PG 6-1 170 Dec 9, 1997 Live Oak (FL) United States The Rock High School

Recent Penn State Nittany Lions History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 21-10 (11-9) 5th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd N/A
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

2019-2020 Penn State Nittany Lions Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Lamar Stevens NABC All-District (7) First Team
Lamar Stevens All-Big Ten First Team (Coaches)
Lamar Stevens All-Big Ten First Team (Media)
Myreon Jones All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (Media)
Jamari Wheeler All-Big Ten Defensive Team
Lamar Stevens Big Ten Player of the Week (Feb 10, 2020)
Lamar Stevens Big Ten Player of the Week (Dec 16, 2019)

2019-2020 Penn State Nittany Lions Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Wheeler M. Dread S. Lundy L. Stevens J. Harrar
Rotation   M. Jones     M. Watkins
Rotation   I. Brockington      
Rotation   C. Jones      
Lim PT S. Beattie   K. McCloskey T. Buttrick  
Lim PT T. Nussbaum   G. Hazle    

2019-2020 Penn State Nittany Lions Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Lamar Stevens 31 31.0 17.6 6.9 2.2 1.1 1.2 2.5
Myreon Jones 25 28.6 13.3 2.7 3.0 1.3 0.2 1.5
Mike Watkins 30 21.1 9.7 7.6 0.5 0.8 2.2 1.1
Myles Dread 31 25.7 8.6 3.2 2.2 0.9 0.1 0.9
Izaiah Brockington 31 20.8 8.1 2.7 1.1 0.8 0.1 1.3
Curtis Jones 31 17.5 6.2 2.2 1.2 0.3 0.2 0.7
Seth Lundy 30 15.3 5.5 2.8 0.6 0.3 0.4 0.4
John Harrar 31 17.0 4.3 4.6 0.9 0.6 0.3 0.8
Jamari Wheeler 31 25.9 3.8 2.9 3.2 1.5 0.2 1.7
Trent Buttrick 18 3.8 1.3 1.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3
Stephen Beattie 5 1.4 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Kyle McCloskey 8 3.4 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2
Taylor Nussbaum 6 1.3 0.2 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0
Grant Hazle 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2019-2020 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)
Jim Ferry Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Head Coach (Duquesne, 2012 to 2017)
Kevin Freeman Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Director of Basketball Administration (Connecticut, 2012 to 2018)
Scott Lynch Director of Athletic Performance 2017-2018 N/A
Sandy Barbour Athletic Director 2014-2015 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