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Nittany Lions Recognized for Accomplishments, Attributes After Record-Breaking Campaign
Nittany Lions Defeat Utah 82-66 for Championship; Record 26 Wins for Second-Most in Program History
Garner Sets Single-Season Record for 3-Point Field Goals Made with 112
Photos from Penn State vs. Utah - NIT Championship Game - Thursday, March 29, 2018
Penn State tops Northwestern in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament, 65-57
Penn State vs. Ohio State - 2018 Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinals: Photos by USA Today Sports Images
Penn State vs. Northwestern - 2018 Big Ten Tournament: Photos by USA Today Sports Images
Penn State vs. Nebraska (USATSI) Men's Basketball
AS A SENIOR/GRADUATE STUDENT (2017-18)
- Holds Penn State career record for games played with 141 and ranked 12th on NCAA Division I active career list by season's end.
- Had highest field goal percentage (60%) in five NIT games and was 8-11 combined from the field in the semifinals and finals.
- Went 3-5 from the field for six points and had an assist and block vs. Mississippi State in the NIT semifinals.
- Pulled down five rebounds at Marquette, most since his season-opening six boards vs. Campbell.
- Scored most points since December 2016 with 10 vs. Temple, with career-best 6-6 from free throw line.
- Had five points (2-2 FG, 1-2 FT) and five rebounds in Big Ten Tournament vs. Ohio State. Added a block and steal.
- Had three blocked shots in
Northwesternwin in MSG and registered another in Ohio State upset.
- Scored six points in first eight minutes of game vs. Michigan. Had three rebounds in
firsthalf vs. 17/16 Michigan.
- Went 3-3 from
fieldfor six points and added rebound and assist at No. 6/7 Purdue.
- Tied a Big Ten career best with three blocks vs. Ohio State.
- First off
benchat Illinois. Had layup and free throw for tieand then PSU lead. Also had first-halfblock, rebound and steal.
- Grabbed offensive rebound at Michigan State for a dunk. Pulled down two rebounds and had assist, block and steal.
career bestfor assists with three vs. Scarlet Knights.
- Blocked three shots and had a rebound vs. Nebraska in six minutes of time.
- First off the bench vs. Northwestern. Had a dunk plus one for three points and pulled down a rebound.
- Played 11 minutes at Maryland and tallied an assist on Mike Watkin’s dunk. Also had a rebound.
- Tied career best with four blocks and had four points and a steal in 12 first-half minutes vs. Rider.
- Pulled down two rebounds, had a point and a blocked shot vs. Wisconsin.
- Played five minutes at N.C. State and had a key rebound in three minutes at Iowa.
- Played 14 minutes vs. Pittsburgh (11/20) and went 2-2 for four points. Collected four rebounds as well.
- Inserted back into the starting lineup vs. Columbia and had three rebounds in nine minutes of action.
- Played nine minutes vs. Montana and had three rebounds vs. Grizzlies.
- Earned a start in the season opener vs. Campbell and contributed eight points, six rebounds and had a block.
AS A JUNIOR (2016-17)
- Played in all but one game with nine starts in 2016-17, missing game at Illinois in January due to illness
- Led team in rebounds in back-to-back games vs. Grand Canyon (9) and shared honors vs. Duke (6)
- Saw most minutes in nonconference play vs. Duke with 24 with six boards and scored two points and dished off for an assist vs. Blue Devils
- Had two blocks on five occasions and a total of 24 on the 2016-17 year
- Filled out
statsheet with six points, two blocks and season-best total nine rebounds in 20 minutes vs. Grand Canyon
- Scored 10 points for fifth career double-figure scoring game against Morgan State and added seven rebounds and had two blocks in that contest
- Earned starts for both Indiana games and scored eight points in each
- Went 3-3 in
firsthalf with three rebounds vs. Hoosiers at BJC with two free throws and a block in secondstanza
- Scored four points in regulation and had two dunks in
firstovertime at Indiana and final stats included an assist, block, and steal
- Pulled down five defensive rebounds in win over Illinois at BJC
- Registered seven of his nine points in only six minutes of play in first half of home win over No. 24 Maryland
AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-16)
- Saw action in 31 games on the season, making 12 starts
- Missed Nebraska game (2/25) coming off a knee injury earlier in the week
- Averaged 3.8 points per game on the season
- Averaged 5.3 ppg and 4.3
rpgin 12 games as a starter
- Produced first field goal in seven games played in the Big Ten Tournament vs. Ohio State (3/10), finishing with two points
- Tallied eight points at Iowa (2/3) and produced back-to-back games with multiple blocks (2) for
firsttime ... Had two blocks in three of the final seven games
- Grabbed career-high 10 rebounds vs. Wisconsin (1/21) to go with eight points
- Posted a Big Ten career-high 13 points vs. Michigan State (1/10), going 4-for-5 from the field and 5-for-7 from
- Hit 4-of-5 from the field and 6-of-6 from the stripe against Canisius (12/10), finishing second on the team with 14 points; Production from the foul line resulted in career highs in both attempts and makes
- Made the most of his first start of this season against Radford (11/24), tallying a game and career-high 16 points on 7-11 shooting
AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2014-15)
- Saw action in 33 games on the season, making one start vs. Iowa (2/28/15)
- Averaged 1.5 points and 1.6 rebounds per game
- Recorded at least two blocks in each of the final two regular-season games of the season and the Big Ten Tournament opening-round game vs. Nebraska
- Tallied points in four of the last five games of the season
- Had three points in second-round action vs. Iowa in the Big Ten Tournament, converting on a dunk midway through
secondhalf and adding the and-one attempt
- Made his first career start against Iowa (2/28), tallying the opening field goal of the game as well as four rebounds and one block
- Recorded his first career 3-pointer on his first career attempt against Wisconsin (2/18) ... Also had four rebounds vs. the Badgers
- Had career game at Illinois (1/31/15), finishing with 10 points, four rebounds and a 2-2 showing from FT line
- Produced four points in seven minutes vs. Minnesota (1/28/15), tying
- Grabbed career-high five rebounds in career-high 22 minutes of play vs. Rutgers (1/24/15)
- Produced first Big Ten block at Indiana (1/13/15)
- Saw first career Big Ten action at Wisconsin (12/31/14), tallying personal-best tying four points on 2-2 shooting
AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14)
- Received a medical hardship waiver for the 2013-14 season
- Broke nose prior to Dec. 14, 2013, Princeton game and was unable to compete for the remainder of the season because of various complications stemming from
- Added nearly 20 pounds of muscle to his frame and has worked tirelessly in the gym and weight room throughout the summer
- Altered several shots vs. Monmouth (11/26/13), tallying one block and coming up with a steal
- Has hit all four free-throw attempts on the season
- Played 19 minutes against Longwood (11/19/13), grabbing career-high six boards, including five on the defensive end ... Netted first two career free-throw attempts
firstaction of the season at Penn (11/16/13), playing 15 minutes in relief of Donovon Jack and Brandon Taylor who were in foul trouble ... Had a thunderous dunk vs. the Quakers for first career points
PRIOR TO PENN STATE
second teamClass AA Pennsylvania All-State honors in his senior season ... Posted 14.0 points, 8.9 rebounds and 2.6 blocks per game while shooting 51 percent in helping lead Germantown Academy (Fort Washington, Pa.), coached by Jim Fenerty, to a 23-5 record ... Led GA to PAISAA state championship with a victory over Kiski Prep hitting the game winningfree throws ... Led GA to Inter-Ac League title ... Nominated for McDonald's All-America honors ... Scored 405 points and blocked 76 shots on the year ... Posted 22 points and 11 rebounds in secondround of the Donofrio Classic ... Rated a three-star recruit by ESPN.com and 247Sports and the sixth-best recruit in Pennsylvania in the class of 2013 by ESPN.com ... Averaged 12 points and 14 rebounds a game in his junior season as he helped Germantown Academy to a 22-10 mark ... Played on WE R I AAU team.
Born May 20,
1995in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Lester and Bobbi Moore...Has one sister, Jessica...Graduated in August 2017 with a degree in information systems technology...Earned his master's degree in management and organizational leadership in May 2018.