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Terrence Samuel
Terrence  Samuel

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Brooklyn, N.Y.

High School:
Victory Collegiate

Last College:
UConn

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 208

Position:
Guard

Major:
Sociology


01/17/2017

Nittany Lion Gameday #19: Indiana

Penn State looks for third-consecutive Big Ten win when Hoosiers take court Wednesday

12/07/2016

Penn State Drops 85-66 Decision to George Mason

Payton Banks led the team with 21 points in loss to the Patriots.

12/02/2016

Nittany Lion Gameday #9: Wright State

Penn State welcomes Raiders to Jordan Center at 5 p.m. Saturday

11/28/2016

Nittany Lion Gameday #8: Georgia Tech

Penn State faces Yellow Jackets in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

11/25/2016

Nittany Lion Gameday #7: George Washington

Penn State travels to Washington to take on Colonials Saturday

01/28/2017

USATSI Gallery - Illinois @ Penn State

USATSI Gallery - Illinois @ Penn State

01/21/2017

Penn State vs. No. 21 Purdue (USATSI)

Check out the USATSI photo gallery from the men's basketball game against No. 21 Purdue.

01/04/2017

Penn State vs. Michigan Men's Basketball

Penn State vs. Michigan Men's Basketball January 4, 2017

12/07/2016

George Mason 85, Penn State 66

Check out the USATSI photo gallery from the men's basketball game against George Mason.

11/11/2016

Albany 87, Penn State 81

The Nittany Lions fall to Albany on opening night, November 11, 2016.

Will be eligible to compete for Penn State for two seasons beginning in 2016-17 after sitting out the 2015-16 campaign to satisfy NCAA transfer requirements. 

PRIOR TO PENN STATE
While at UConn, appeared in 65 career games for the Huskies, averaging 3.0 points and 1.7 rebounds… Saw tin every game for the Huskies as a sophomore and made eight starts this past season… Played in 30 games his freshman year, improving as the season went on... Provided great defense off the bench as a freshman throughout UConn’s run to the NCAA Championship.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014-15):

  • Saw time in all 35 of UConn’s games, averaging 3.6 points and 2.5 rebounds
  • Made his first career start against Texas (11/30) and had eight starts on the year
  • Reached double-figures three times, including in UConn’s First Round NIT game against Arizona State (3/18)
  • Scored a career-high 12 points against Tulsa (1/13), converting a career-best four field goals
  • Was third on the team with 55 assists
  • Tallied a career-high six assists in the first round of the NIT against Arizona State (3/18)

AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14):

  • Appeared in 30 of 40 games for the Huskies, including the final 13, averaging 2.4 points and 0.9 rebounds a contest
  • Scored a career-high 11 points, making seven of eight free throws, in UConn’s NCAA Tournament third-round win over Villanova (3/22)
  • Averaged 4.5 points a game in the NCAA Tournament after scoring 1.9 points a contest during the regular season
  • Scored two points and had a steal in the title game against Kentucky (4/7)
  • Recorded a career-best three steals against Houston (1/30) and South Florida (2/26)... Averaged 2.2 points in conference play... Had a season-high four assists against Maine (12/6).
  • Tallied a career-high six assists in the first round of the NIT against Arizona State (3/18)

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Victory Collegiate High School in Brooklyn, part of the South Shore Educational Complex. Played for South Shore under coach Michael Beckles... Averaged 11.7 points, 4.8 assists per game last season, leading South Shore to a 17-9 record and a second consecutive PSAL Class AA quarterfinal berth.

PERSONAL
Terrence H. Samuel ... Born June 11, 1994 ... Son of Willma Samuel and Selwin Thomas ... Has four brothers and two sisters.

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