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Kevin Montminy
Kevin  Montminy


Centre Hall, Pa.

High School:
Penns Valley Area

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 185





Nearly 70 Student-Athletes Receive Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Awards

Eight post perfect 4.0 GPAs during 2014-15 academic year


Montminy Breaks Nose, Earns Scholarship

Walk-on guard awarded full scholarship for final season


School Record 65 Student-Athletes Earn Winter Academic All-Big Ten Accolades

Nittany Lions with 149 Academic All-Conference Honorees So Far in 2013-14


Penn State Faces Minnesota Wednesday in the BJC

Nittany Lions and Gophers meet in first of two PSU home games this week


Nittany Lions Upend Northwood, 98-61

Ross Travis led the Lions with 17 points, eight rebounds and three steals


Penn State @ Indiana

USATSI Photos men's basketball vs. Indiana -- 1/13/15


Penn State vs. No. 4 Michigan - AP Photos

Penn State vs. No. 4 Michigan - AP Photos


Penn State 42, Purdue 60 - AP Photos

Penn State 42, Purdue 60 - AP Photos


Penn State vs. New Hampshire - AP Photo Gallery

Penn State vs. New Hampshire - AP Photo Gallery

AS A JUNIOR (2013-14)

  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and Academic All-Big Ten selection
  • Earned team's Scholastic Achievement Award
  • Took the court in four Big Ten games, including three of the final five regular-season league contests
  • Tallied first field goal of the season vs. Monmouth (11/26/13)
  • Saw first glimpse of action in final minute of the win at Penn (11/16/13) and has taken the court in five total games.
  • Chambers touts Montminy's tireless work ethic, dedication to the team and epitomization of the term "student-athlete"


  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and Academic All-Big Ten selection
  • Earned team's Scholastic Achievement Award
  • Saw action in 23 games on the year, including first half minutes in 12 Big Ten games
  • Scored in seven games, five in the Big Ten, and made a three in four games
  • Posted 20 points, eight rebounds and made four threes on the year while playing 3.1 minutes per game
  • Scored a career high five points on 2-of-2 shooting vs. Iowa (2/14)
  • Played a career high 12 minutes vs. Northwestern (1/10) and six at No. 4 Michigan (2/17)
  • Played eight minutes and scored three points with a trey vs. New Hampshire (12/23)

AS A FRESHMAN (2011-12)

  • Earned the team's Scholastic Achievement Award after earning Dean's List honors in his first semester on campus
  • Saw action in nine games on the year and scored a field goal in the closing minutes vs. No. 2 Kentucky (11/19) for his first career points
  • Earned praise from the coaching staff for his great demeanor and all-out work ethic in practice
  • Showed a potent and often deadly three-point jumper as he often played the role of the opposing team's best shooter for the scout team in practice
Montminy has earned a reputation as one of the toughest and hardest working Nittany Lions with a history of playing with physical abandon in both practice and games that has garnered him numerous stitches. A standout three-sport athlete at nearby Penns Valley High School, Montminy is a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and an Academic All-Big Ten honoree with five-consecutive semesters of a 4.0 grade-point average. He is a part of Penn State's Smeal College of Business and the Schreyer Honors College joint finance and accounting program. He grew up just 20 minutes from the Bryce Jordan Center and is the first locally grown Centre County player on the Nittany Lions' roster since the 2005-06 season.

Montminy earned second team all-Pennsylvania Class AA honors in basketball and was an All-Mountain League pick in football as a wide receiver in his senior season ... Penns Valley High School's all-time leading scorer (1,498) ... Was named the Mountain League Nittany Division MVP and first team all-league for the second year as a senior after averaging 20.7 ppg, 4.4 rpg and 2.6 spg for a Ram team that went 18-7 ... Honored for his football prowess at the Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame banquet ...Lettered four years in basketball, three in football and three in baseball ... Scored a career-high 43 points against Hamilton Ontario's St. Jean de Brebeuf HS and followed it up with 35 vs. Bishop Guilfoyle ... Centre County's leading scoring for the 2010-11 season ... Averaged 20.2 ppg as a junior to earn third-team Pennsylvania all-state and lead team to District 6 title ... Led team in scoring as a sophomore (15 ppg) and earned first-team all-league honors ... Two-year team captain ... Valedictorian of his class with a 4.0 grade-point-average ... Honored by the Centre Daily Times with the Snyder Award for excellence in athletics, academics and the community.

The son of Mary and Peter Montminy ... Born May 21, 1993 in State College, Pa. ... His father attended graduate school at Penn State ... Posted a 4.0 grade-point-average to earn valedictorian honors in high school ... Member of the National Honor Society ... President of student council, class treasurer, vice president of Varsity Club and a member of the Future Business Leaders of America ... Accepted into Penn State's Schreyer Honors College ... Accepted into the Masters of Accounting (MAcc) program in the Smeal College of Business ... Has two older sisters, Jenny and Sarah, who attended Penn State and one younger sister, Hannah.


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