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Jordan Dickerson
Jordan  Dickerson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brooklyn, N.Y.

High School:
IMG Academy/Abraham Lincoln

Last College:
SMU

Height / Weight:
7-1 / 245

Position:
Center


11/03/2016

Nittany Lion Gameday: Penn State vs. Lock Haven

Penn State hosts the Bald Eagles in preseason exhibition Friday

10/26/2016

Nittany Lions confident they have talent, depth to compete

Penn State hosts Lock Haven in exhibition contest Friday, Nov. 4

08/12/2016

Student-Athletes Approved for Summer Graduation Boosts Yearly Total to 156 Receiving Diplomas

Sixteen graduates this weekend include student-athletes from 12 teams

12/12/2015

Penn State Takes Down Louisiana-Monroe, 54-50

Brandon Taylor and Payton Banks guide Penn State to victory with double digit scoring

11/20/2015

Penn State Falls to Duquesne, 78-52

Brandon Taylor led a trio of double digit scorers with 14 points.

03/10/2016

Penn State vs. Ohio State

Second Round, Big 10 Tournament

03/03/2016

Northwestern 71, Penn State 61

The Nittany Lions fall to Northwestern, on March 3, 2016.

01/21/2016

Penn State vs. Wisconsin

NCAA Basketball: Penn State vs. Wisconsin

01/16/2016

Penn State Defeats Northwestern, 71-62

The Nittany Lions topped the Northwestern Wildcats Saturday evening.

01/13/2016

Penn State vs. Purdue, 74-57

NCAA Basketball: Penn State vs. Purdue

AS A SENIOR (2015-16)

  • Started 24 games this season and saw action in all 32
  • Played in 88 career games at Penn State since transferring from SMU, starting 50 of them
  • Owns the No. 3 spot on the PSU all-time career blocks chart with 133
  • Tallied three or more blocks 15 times in his career
  • Scored 4 points in win over Illinois (3/6), including 2 of pairs of FTs with :35 left in the second overtime to make it a three-possession game (82-74)
  • Posted team-high 4 blocks in win over Illinois (3/6), 14th multi-block game of the season
  • Grabbed season-high 7 rebounds in win over Iowa (2/17)
  • Scored Big Ten career-high tying 8 points on 4-4 shooting at Nebraska (2/13);
  • Personal-best four made field goals; Led team in rebounding for the first time in his career with 6 vs. Huskers
  • Also put up three blocks vs. Huskers, his sixth game this season with three or more blocks
  • Scored a Big Ten-career high 8 points vs. Minnesota (1/5), going 3-4 from field


AS A JUNIOR (2014-15)

  • Saw action in 29 games on the season season, including 17 of 18 Big Ten contests ... Averaged 8.7 minutes per appearance
  • Saw action in all 34 games, starting 19 ... Has made 23 total starts at Penn State ... Returned to starting lineup vs. Nebraska (2/7/15) and started in each of the final 11 games of the season
  • Has 82 career blocks in 1.5 seasons at Penn State, tied with Donovon Jack for the seventh-most in a PSU career
  • Had multiple blocks in 17 games on the season ... Led the team with 53, tying Jack’s 2013-14 total in the No. 8 spot in a single season
  • Averaged 1.6 blocks per game, which was tied for fifth in the Big Ten after the conference tournament
  • Averaged 3.0 ppg and 2.3 rpg with four blocks through three B1G tourney games ... Shot 71 percent from FT line in tourney action, up from season average of 60 percent
  • Had a career high three steals vs. Iowa (2/28), adding four blocks
  • Produced career high in back-to-back games with 6 points at Illinois, adding team-leading 6 rebounds and 3 blocks
  • Tied career high in scoring with 6 points vs. Minnesota (1/28/15), while adding three blocks
  • Came up with career-high six blocks vs. George Washington, adding to six boards and two dunks
  • Pulled down career-high eight boards vs. the Hokies (12/3) ... Had a second-half dunk for lone two points
  • Posted four blocks in win vs. Akron (11/25/14), one off career high, and grabbed a season-high six rebounds
  • Tallied two blocks in the season opener vs. Morgan State (11/14), 10th multi-block game of career

 AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-14)

  • Saw action in each of the last 22 games, tallying a total of 33 points and 29 blocks
  • Started each of the final seven games of the season ... Made first career start vs. Ohio State (2/27/14), ending night with one thunderous dunk and career-high tying four rebounds in 21 minutes of action
  • As a starter in seven games, produced 3.1 ppg and 2.9 rpg, compared to 1.5 ppg and 2.0 rpg on the season
  • Averaged 1.3 blocks per appearance
  • Grabbed career-high six rebounds in win over Hampton (3/19/14), including five off defensive glass
  • Had career-high six points in win at Northwestern (3/6/14)
  • Posted career highs in five categories in win at Ohio State (1/29/14), including minutes (22) and blocks (5)
  • Five-block performance vs. the Buckeyes was the fifth time a PSU player has put up at least five blocks in a game this season (previous four - Donovon Jack)
  • Has more than doubled block total from 26 games played at SMU last season
  • Posted two blocks for the fourth time in six games in the Big Ten Tournament game vs. Minnesota (3/13/14)
  • Netted first PSU points with a pull-up jumper at Illinois (1/4/13) ... Added two blocks in career-high 15 minutes of play
  • Saw first PSU action against Mount St. Mary's (12/22/13), tallying two blocks in eight minutes of action

AS A FRESHMAN (SMU) (2012-13)

  • Dickerson played in 26 games for the Mustangs as a true-freshman and posted a total of 13 points, 23 rebounds and nine blocks in 92 minutes (3.5 mpg) of action on the year
  • SMU posted a 15-17 record overall and 5-11 record in Conference USA
  • Posted four points and two blocks vs. Malone (11/19)
  • Had three points at Houston (1/19)
  • Logged a pair of rebounds and blocks in a win vs. Tulane (1/12)
  • Had three points and a rebound in three minutes vs. UTEP (3/9)
AT A GLANCE
Dickerson transferred to Penn State in June of 2013 and was cleared Dec. 20, 2013 by the NCAA to begin play immediately for the Nittany Lions. Penn State submitted a Legislative Relief Waiver to the NCAA requesting it waive the year in residence requirement that generally applies to transfers in basketball. A 7-0, 240-pound center, Dickerson is the tallest Nittany Lions since 7-0 forward Jan Jagla (2002-04). 

HIGH SCHOOL
The Brooklyn native played his senior prep season at the IMG Academy in Florida... posted 10 points, eight rebounds and four blocks per game for an IMG team that went 28-2... played at traditional New York City area power Abraham Lincoln High School in Brooklyn...posted eight points, seven rebounds and seven blocks per game in his final season at ALHS...team that went 28-3 and finished ranked in the top 50 of the nation.

PERSONAL
Born June 9, 1993, in New York, N.Y. ... Has two brothers Jayquan and Julius, and one sister, Jadeina.

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