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Nittany Lions Record Big Ten's First Win of 2017-18
Penn State tops Northwestern in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament, 65-57
Penn State vs. Purdue - 2018 Big Ten Tournament Semifinals: Photos by USA Today Sports Images
Penn State vs. Nebraska (USATSI) Men's Basketball
Penn State vs. Purdue (USATSI) Men's Basketball
The Nittany Lions face the Gophers in Big Ten action.
Transferred from Virginia Tech and will have two years of eligibility remaining after sitting out the 2016-17 campaign to satisfy NCAA transfer requirements.
AS A SOPHOMORE (Virginia Tech 2015-16)
- Saw action in 20 games off the bench
- Averaged 1.6 points and 1.3 rebounds per appearance
- Tallied season-high six points on two occasions, vs. Northwestern in the B1G/ACC Challenge (Dec. 1) and against Wake Forest (Jan.13)
AS A FRESHMAN (Virginia Tech 2014-15)
- Played in 31 games, making seven starts
- Averaged 3.2 points and 2.4 rebounds in 13.6 minutes per game
- Tallied double-digits twice, including a career-high 13 points against Miami (March 7) ... Added seven rebounds vs. the Hurricanes
- Made his first career start at No. 6 Louisville, scoring six points and grabbing four rebounds (Jan. 13)
- Put up 10 points and grabbed five rebounds at No. 17 West Virginia (Dec. 30)
Won a letter in each of his two years at The Kiski School, where he helped lead Kiski to two state championship runner-up finishes ... Ranked as a three-star center ... Invited to NBAPA Top 100 Camp ... Played one year of AAU ball for Team Adidas PA ... Was selected to play basketball with World Vision Sports in China for 3 weeks in March 2014 ... Was a McDonald's All-American nominee.
Born Satchel Paige Pierce on Nov. 16,