2013–14 Penn State Nittany Lions basketball team

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2013–14 Penn State Nittany Lions men's basketball
Penn State Nittany Lions.svg
CBI Quarterfinals vs. Siena, L 52–54
Conference Big Ten Conference
2013–14 record 16–18 (6–12 Big Ten)
Head coach Pat Chambers
Assistant coach Eugene Burroughs
Assistant coach Brian Daly
Assistant coach Dwayne Anderson
Home arena Bryce Jordan Center
Seasons
« 2012–13 2014–15 »
2013–14 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#7 Michigan 15 3   .833     28 9   .757
#12 Wisconsin 12 6   .667     30 8   .789
#11 Michigan State 12 6   .667     29 9   .763
Nebraska 11 7   .611     19 13   .594
#22 Ohio State 10 8   .556     25 10   .714
Iowa 9 9   .500     20 13   .606
Minnesota 8 10   .444     25 13   .658
Illinois 7 11   .389     20 15   .571
Indiana 7 11   .389     17 15   .531
Penn State 6 12   .333     16 18   .471
Northwestern 6 12   .333     14 19   .424
Purdue 5 13   .278     15 17   .469
2014 Big Ten Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2013–14 Penn State Nittany Lions basketball team represented Pennsylvania State University. Head coach Pat Chambers was in his third season with the team. The team played its home games in University Park, Pennsylvania at the Bryce Jordan Center as a member of the Big Ten Conference. They finished the season 16–18, 6–12 in Big Ten play to finish in a tie for tenth place. They lost in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament to Minnesota. They were invited to the College Basketball Invitational where they defeated Hampton in the first round before losing in the quarterfinals to Siena.

Departures[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Sasa Borovnjak 21 F 6'9" 225 RS Junior Belgrade, Serbia Graduated, decided to forgo fifth year of eligibility
Nick Colella 20 SG 6'3" 195 Senior New Castle, Pennsylvania Graduated
Jermaine Marshall 11 SG 6'4" 200 RS Junior Etters, Pennsylvania Graduate Transfer to Arizona State
Jon Graham 25 F 6'8" 240 RS Sophomore Baltimore, Maryland Transfer
Patrick Ackerman 32 C 6'11" 230 Freshman Rutland, Massachusetts Transfer
Akosa Maduegbunam 1 SG 6'3" 200 Freshman Boston, Massachusetts Transfer

Roster[edit]

2013–14 Penn State Nittany Lions men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year High School/Junior College Home town
F 0 Banks, PaytonPayton Banks 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Fr Lutheran High School of Orange County Orange, California
G 1 Johnson, JohnJohn Johnson 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Jr Life Center Academy / Pittsburgh Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
G 2 Newbill, D.J.D.J. Newbill 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 205 lb (93 kg) RS Jr Strawberry Mansion High School Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
G 3 Woodward, GrahamGraham Woodward 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Fr Edina High School Edina, Minnesota
F 5 Jack, DonovanDonovan Jack 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 210 lb (95 kg) So Berks Catholic High School Reading, Pennsylvania
F 10 Taylor, BrandonBrandon Taylor 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 235 lb (107 kg) So Trenton Catholic Academy Tabernacle, New Jersey
G 11 Roberts, AllenAllen Roberts 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 214 lb (97 kg) Sr Middletown High School (Ohio) / Miami (OH) Middletown, Ohio
G 13 Thorpe, GenoGeno Thorpe 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Shaler Area High School Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
G 14 Montminy, KevinKevin Montminy 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Jr Penns Valley Area Centre Hall, Pennsylvania
G 23 Frazier, TimTim Frazier 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 170 lb (77 kg) RS Sr Strake Jesuit College Preparatory Houston, Texas
G 24 Cooper, ZachZach Cooper 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Sr Urbana High School (Maryland) Ijamsville, Maryland
C 25 Dickerson, JordanJordan Dickerson 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 240 lb (109 kg) So IMG Academy / Abraham Lincoln / SMU Brooklyn, New York
F 34 Wisniewski, AlanAlan Wisniewski 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Sr Bishop Foley Catholic High School Sterling Heights, Michigan
F 35 Onyeaka, KevinKevin Onyeaka 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Sr Central Dauphin East High School Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
F 43 Travis, RossRoss Travis 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Jr Chaska High School Chaska, Minnesota
F 44 Moore, JulianJulian Moore 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Fr Germantown Academy Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

Schedule and results[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
Nov 3* 2:00 p.m. Northwood Bryce Jordan CenterUniversity Park, PA W 98–61  4,049
Non-conference regular season
Nov 9* 4:00 p.m. Wagner Bryce Jordan Center • University Park, PA W 74–62  4,752 1–0
Nov 13* 7:00 p.m. Bucknell Bryce Jordan Center • University Park, PA L 80–90  4,670 1–1
Nov 16* 2:00 p.m. at Penn PalestraPhiladelphia, PA W 83–71  4,130 2–1
Nov 19* 7:00 p.m. La Salle Bryce Jordan Center • University Park, PA ESPN3 W 79–72  4,240 3–1
Nov 24* 1:00 p.m. Longwood Bryce Jordan Center • University Park, PA
(Barclays Center Classic)
W 93–67  4,261 4–1
Nov 26* 6:00 p.m. Monmouth Bryce Jordan Center • University Park, PA
(Barclays Center Classic)
BTN W 84–52  3,912 5–1
Nov 29* 7:00 p.m. vs. St. John's Barclays CenterBrooklyn, NY
(Barclays Center Classic semifinals)
W 89–82 OT 4,231 6–1
Nov 30* 4:30 p.m. vs. Ole Miss Barclays Center • Brooklyn, NY
(Barclays Center Classic championship)
NBCSN L 76–79  3,088 6–2
Dec 3* 7:30 p.m. at Pittsburgh Petersen Events CenterPittsburgh, PA
(ACC–Big Ten Challenge)
ESPNU L 69–78  12,510 6–3
Dec 7* 4:00 p.m. Marshall Bryce Jordan Center • University Park, PA ESPN3 W 90–77  5,633 7–3
Dec 11* 7:00 p.m. at Duquesne Consol Energy Center • Pittsburgh, PA W 68–59  5,246 8–3
Dec 14* 2:00 p.m. Princeton Rec Hall • University Park, PA BTN L 79–81 OT 6,188 8–4
Dec 22* 2:00 p.m. Mount St. Mary's Bryce Jordan Center • University Park, PA BTN W 92–82  8,284 9–4
Big Ten regular season
Dec 31 5:00 p.m. #5 Michigan State Bryce Jordan Center • University Park, PA BTN L 63–79  7,397 9–5 (0–1)
Jan 4 2:15 p.m. at Illinois State Farm CenterChampaign, IL BTN L 55–75  15,390 9–6 (0–2)
Jan 8 7:00 p.m. Minnesota Bryce Jordan Center • University Park, PA BTN L 65–68  5,010 9–7 (0–3)
Jan 11 12:00 p.m. Indiana Bryce Jordan Center • University Park, PA BTN L 76–79  8,079 9–8 (0–4)
Jan 14 8:00 p.m. at Michigan Crisler ArenaAnn Arbor, MI BTN L 67–80  12,707 9–9 (0–5)
Jan 18 7:00 p.m. at Purdue Mackey ArenaWest Lafayette, IN ESPNU L 64–65  14,124 9–10 (0–6)
Jan 23 8:00 p.m. Nebraska Bryce Jordan Center • University Park, PA ESPNU W 58–54  5,705 10–10 (1–6)
Jan 29 7:00 p.m. at #24 Ohio State Value City ArenaColumbus, OH BTN W 71–70 OT 15,453 11–10 (2–6)
Feb 2 11:30 a.m. Purdue Bryce Jordan Center • University Park, PA BTN W 79–68  7,832 12–10 (3–6)
Feb 6 9:00 p.m. at #9 Michigan State Breslin CenterEast Lansing, MI ESPN2 L 67–82  14,797 12–11 (3–7)
Feb 9 4:15 p.m. Illinois Bryce Jordan Center • University Park, PA BTN L 55–60  7,573 12–12 (3–8)
Feb 12 7:00 p.m. at Indiana Assembly HallBloomington, IN BTN W 66–65  17,472 13–12 (4–8)
Feb 15 7:00 p.m. #16 Iowa Bryce Jordan Center • University Park, PA ESPNU L 70–82  10,428 13–13 (4–9)
Feb 20 7:00 p.m. at Nebraska Pinnacle Bank ArenaLincoln, NE ESPNU L 67–80  15,797 13–14 (4–10)
Feb 27 7:00 p.m. #22 Ohio State Bryce Jordan Center • University Park, PA ESPN2 W 65–63  8,736 14–14 (5–10)
Mar 2 12:00 p.m. #14 Wisconsin Bryce Jordan Center • University Park, PA BTN L 66–71  7,807 14–15 (5–11)
Mar 6 7:00 p.m. at Northwestern Welsh-Ryan ArenaEvanston, IL ESPNU W 59–32  6,253 15–15 (6–11)
Mar 9 5:15 p.m. at Minnesota Williams ArenaMinneapolis, MN BTN L 63–81  12,775 15–16 (6–12)
Big Ten Tournament
Mar 13 6:30 p.m. vs. Minnesota Bankers Life FieldhouseIndianapolis, IN
(First round)
ESPN2 L 56–63  N/A 15–17
College Basketball Invitational
Mar 19* 7:00 p.m. Hampton Bryce Jordan Center • University Park, PA
(First round)
W 69–65  2,118 16–17
Mar 24* 7:00 p.m. at Siena Times Union CenterAlbany, NY
(Quarterfinals)
CBSSN L 52–54  3,598 16–18
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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