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Lamar Stevens
Lamar  Stevens

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
North Wales, Pa.

High School:
Roman Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 226

Position:
Forward

Major:
Business Management


02/21/2018

Penn State vs. Michigan (USATSI)

Penn State vs. Michigan

02/18/2018

Penn State vs. Purdue (USATSI)

Penn State vs. Purdue (USATSI) Men's Basketball

02/15/2018

Penn State vs Ohio State (USATSI)

Penn State vs Ohio State

02/12/2018

Penn State vs. Illinois (USATSI)

Penn State vs. Illinois (USATSI) Men's Basketball

02/07/2018

Penn State vs.Maryland (USATSI)

Penn State vs.Maryland (USATSI) Men's Basketball

AS A FRESHMAN (2016-17)

  • Named B1G Freshman of the Week after Penn State victories over No. 24 Maryland (2/7) and at Illinois (2/11)
  • Made history as one third of the trio of first Nittany Lions with freshman eligibility (Tony Carr, Stevens and Mike Watkins) to start in a season opener and played and started in all 33 games
  • Led the team in scoring eight times and rebounding seven times, finishing the year second on the team in scoring (12.7) and rebounding (5.5) averages
  • Recorded the team’s second-highest total in field goals, free throws and rebounds
  • Scored in double figures in 21 games during his freshman campaign, including five 20-plus point games
  • Introduced a three-point shot into his repertoire and went 11-32 in the final 11 games
  • Had 18 points as the top scorer in win over Michigan State at the Palestra in front of a hometown crowd
  • Scored game-high 16 points at Michigan, 13 in the first half, and shared rebounding leader honors with career-best tying nine boards
  • Grabbed nine boards vs. Georgia Tech and had 10 points in Big Ten/ACC Challenge win
  • Increased point production in conference games with 12.5 points per game
  • Averaged 16.1 points in the final 11 games of the season, an increase of five more points per game from the first two-thirds of the season
  • Opened month of February with career-best 26 points in triple overtime game at Indiana with nine field goals and added eight rebounds to stat line vs. Hoosiers
  • Reeled off six straight games with double-figure scoring in February
  • Knotted up the Indiana game at the BJC with two free throws with 4.6 seconds remaining
  • Combined with Tony Carr for a second time as the duo had 20-plus point scoring totals vs. the Hoosiers in Assembly Hall
  • Scored 24 points vs. Duquesne and combined with Tony Carr’s 20 points marking the first time two Nittany Lions scored 20 or more points in a game since Garner (22) and Brandon Taylor (21) did so vs. Illinois (3/6/16)
  • The freshmen combination with 20-plus points was the first since March 15, 1989, when Freddie Barnes (24) and Monroe Brown (32) had the tandem vs. Murray State in the opening round of the NIT
  • Scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half to help Penn State to the win over George Washington
  • Made 12 free throws along with his six field goals vs. Duquesne for a then-career-best 24 points
  • Returned in next game vs. Grand Canyon with 19 points off seven baskets and a 5-5 effort from the free throw line
  • Opened his freshman campaign with four-straight double-figure scoring games

PRIOR TO PENN STATE

Ranked No. 100 in 2016 ESPN Top 100 recruits...ESPN four-star recruit...ESPN No. 3-rated player from Pennsylvania...Played at Haverford during his sophomore and junior seasons, earning third- and then second team-honors on 2014 and 2015 PIAA Class AAAA all-state teams, respectively...Transferred to Roman Catholic for his senior season, promptly leading Cahillites to 2016 PIAA Class AAAA State Championship with teammates Nazeer Bostick and Tony Carr...Named the 2016 Philadelphia Player of the Year by Daily News...Earned First Team All-Pennsylvania (PA Sports Writers) honors and All-Philadelphia accolades by the Philadelphia Daily News...Played with AAU team “Team Final” in which he led in scoring, rebounding and blocked shots.

PERSONAL
Born Lamar B. Stevens on July 9, 1997...Son of Lou and Kim Stevens...Has one brother, Louis, and one sister, Keira... Interested in studying business.


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