Postgame Notes: Siena 54, Penn State 52

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March 24, 2014

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Team

  • The Nittany Lions close out the 2013-14 campaign at 16-18 overall
  • With 16 wins, Penn State and head coach Patrick Chambers have reached a victory mark topped just three times in this millennium (21, 2000-01; 27, 2008-09; 19, 2010-11)
  • The Lions made their first postseason appearance since 2011 and earned their first win after the Big Ten Tournament since 2009 with the first-round victory over Hampton ... They are now 32-21 in 20 postseason appearances
  • Penn State played in 10 one-possession games this season and had wins in each of the last four heading into the loss vs. Siena
  • PSU was 5-7 in games decided by five points or fewer on the season 

Series

  • Penn State moves to 1-1 in the all-time series vs. Siena
  • Each of PSU and Siena's games have been decided by two points

 

Tim Frazier, fifth-year guard

  • Finished illustrious career at No. 7 on PSU's career scoring list with 1,543 points
  • Totaled a program-record and Big Ten ninth-best 641 assists during his career as a Nittany Lion
  • Moved into the No. 3 spot on Penn State's career free throws made list with 453 and finishes at No. 4 on the career free throws attempted list with 585
  • Dished out 182 assists in 2013-14 for the third most in Penn State history - Owns the single-season assists record (198 in 2012) and the No. 7 spot on the single-
  •  Grabbed the fourth most steals in Penn State history over his career with 196
  • Became just the second B1G player with over 1,000 points (1,553), 600 assists (641) and 500 rebounds (523)
  • Produced PSU's 18th 500-point season performance with 508, becoming the fifth player to tally 500-plus points in multiple seasons

 

D.J. Newbill, junior guard

  • With 17 points, reached double figures in scoring in all but two games in 2013-14
  • Surpassed Tim Frazier's single season scoring mark from 2012 (602 points) to move into the No. 7 spot in PSU's record books with 604
  • Owns the No. 21 spot in career scoring at Penn State with 1,108 points ... Has 1,401 points including 293 from freshman campaign at Southern Mississippi 

 

 

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