2020-2021 Penn State Nittany Lions

2020-2021 Penn State Nittany Lions Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
12 Izaiah Brockington Jr G 6-4 200 Jul 12, 1999 Philadelphia (PA) United States Archbishop Ryan High School
15 Trent Buttrick Sr F 6-8 240 Oct 18, 1998 Bloomsburg (PA) United States Community High School
33 Andy Christos Fr F 6-5 175 Nov 7, 2000 Madison (NJ) United States Vermont Academy
4 Caleb Dorsey Fr SF 6-7 230 May 16, 2001 Pottstown (PA) United States The Hill School
2 Myles Dread Jr F 6-4 220 Nov 3, 1999 Washington (DC) United States Gonzaga College High School
23 D.J. Gordon Fr GF 6-5 175 Mar 28, 2001 Pittsburgh (PA) United States First Love Christian Academy
21 John Harrar Sr F 6-9 240 Jul 13, 1999 Wallingford (PA) United States Strath Haven High School
22 Dallion Johnson Fr PG 6-3 175 Mar 7, 2001 Boston (MA) United States Phillips Academy
0 Myreon Jones Jr G 6-3 180 Mar 17, 2000 Suwanee (GA) United States Lincoln Academy
14 Patrick Kelly Fr SF 6-7 215 Nov 10, 1999 Salem (MA) United States IMG Academy
1 Seth Lundy So F 6-6 219 Apr 2, 2000 Philadelphia (PA) United States Roman Catholic High School for Boys
10 Kyle McCloskey Jr G 6-5 212 Dec 18, 1998 Lower Gwynedd (PA) United States Germantown Academy
20 Taylor Nussbaum Sr G 6-2 175 May 8, 1998 South Salem (NY) United States Cheshire Academy
3 Sam Sessoms Jr G 6-0 187 Dec 24, 1999 Philadelphia (PA) United States The Shipley School
30 Abdou Tsimbila Fr C 6-8 235 Jan 1, 1997 Hagerstown (MD) United States St. Maria Goretti High School
5 Jamari Wheeler Sr 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
2020-2021 11-14 (7-12) 10th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd N/A
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

2020-2021 Penn State Nittany Lions Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
John Harrar All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (Media)
Myreon Jones All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (Media)
Jamari Wheeler All-Big Ten Defensive Team

2020-2021 Penn State Nittany Lions Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Wheeler M. Jones I. Brockington M. Dread J. Harrar
Rotation S. Sessoms     S. Lundy  
Rotation       T. Buttrick  
Lim PT D. Johnson K. McCloskey P. Kelly   A. Tsimbila
Lim PT T. Nussbaum D. Gordon C. Dorsey    

2020-2021 Penn State Nittany Lions Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Myreon Jones 25 30.2 15.3 2.7 2.0 1.3 0.1 1.2
Izaiah Brockington 25 29.7 12.6 4.9 1.7 1.0 0.2 1.7
Seth Lundy 25 23.9 10.1 4.2 0.8 0.7 0.6 1.3
John Harrar 25 24.7 8.8 8.8 1.3 0.6 0.3 1.4
Sam Sessoms 24 20.7 8.2 2.0 2.3 1.3 0.1 1.8
Myles Dread 23 24.3 7.3 2.0 1.1 0.7 0.3 0.8
Jamari Wheeler 25 31.2 6.8 4.2 3.5 1.8 0.0 1.8
Trent Buttrick 25 13.4 3.0 3.0 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.9
Caleb Dorsey 5 2.2 1.2 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4
Abdou Tsimbila 16 4.6 1.1 1.6 0.1 0.1 0.6 0.2
Kyle McCloskey 8 3.9 0.6 0.8 0.2 0.4 0.0 0.1
Dallion Johnson 8 1.9 0.6 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
D.J. Gordon 6 3.3 0.5 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2
Patrick Kelly 5 2.4 0.0 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
Taylor Nussbaum 3 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2020-2021 Penn State Nittany Lions Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
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
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