2012–13 Penn State Nittany Lions basketball team

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2012–13 Penn State Nittany Lions men's basketball
Penn State Athletics wordmark.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
2012–13 record 10–21 (2–16 Big Ten)
Head coach Pat Chambers
Assistant coach Eugene Burroughs
Assistant coach Brian Daly
Assistant coach Keith Urgo
Home arena Bryce Jordan Center
Seasons
2012–13 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 4 Indiana 14 4   .778     29 7   .806
No. 7 Ohio State 13 5   .722     29 8   .784
No. 9 Michigan State 13 5   .722     27 9   .750
No. 10 Michigan 12 6   .667     31 8   .795
No. 18 Wisconsin 12 6   .667     23 12   .657
Iowa 9 9   .500     25 13   .658
Illinois 8 10   .444     23 13   .639
Minnesota 8 10   .444     21 13   .618
Purdue 8 10   .444     16 18   .471
Nebraska 5 13   .278     15 18   .455
Northwestern 4 14   .222     13 19   .406
Penn State 2 16   .111     10 21   .323
2013 Big Ten Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012–13 Penn State Nittany Lions basketball team represents Pennsylvania State University. Head coach Pat Chambers is in his second season with the team. The team played its home games in University Park, Pennsylvania, US at the Bryce Jordan Center.

Current coaching staff[edit]

Position Name Year Alma mater
Head coach Patrick Chambers 2011 Philadelphia (1994)
Assistant coach Eugene Burroughs 2011 Richmond (1994)
Assistant coach Brian Daly 2011 Saint Joseph's (1992)
Assistant coach Keith Urgo 2011 Fairfield (2002)
Director of operations Ross Condon 2011 Villanova (2007)
Video coordinator Adam Fisher 2011 Penn State (2006)
Strength and conditioning coach Brad Pantall 2006 Penn State (1996)
Athletic trainer Jon Salazer 2001 Penn State (1993)

Roster[edit]

Name No. Position Height Weight Year Home town
Akosa Maduegbunam 1 Guard 6–3 200 Freshman Boston, MA
D. J. Newbill 2 Guard 6–4 210 RS Sophomore Philadelphia, PA
Donovon Jack 5 Forward 6–9 205 Freshman Reading, PA
Brandon Taylor 10 Forward 6–8 235 Freshman Tablenacle, NJ
Jermaine Marshall 11 Guard 6–4 200 RS Junior Etters, PA
Kevin Montminy 14 Guard 6–3 185 Sophomore Centre Hall, PA
Nick Colella 20 Guard 6–3 195 Senior New Castle, PA
Sasa Borovnjak 21 Forward 6–9 235 RS Junior Belgrade, Serbia
Tim Frazier 23 Guard 6–1 170 Senior Houston, TX
Jon Graham 25 Forward 6–8 240 RS Sophomore Baltimore, MD
Patrick Ackerman 32 Forward 6–11 230 Freshman Rutland, MA
Alan Wisniewski 34 Forward 6–9 230 Sophomore Sterling Heights, MI
Ross Travis 43 Forward 6–6 220 Sophomore Chaska, MN

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
Nov 3*
4:00 p.m.
Philadelphia W 79–54 
Bryce Jordan Center (3,342)
University Park, PA
Regular season
Nov 9*
7:00 p.m.
Saint Francis (PA) W 65–58  1–0
Bryce Jordan Center (7,329)
University Park, PA
Nov 15*
5:00 p.m., ESPN2
vs. No. 6 NC State
Puerto Rico Tip-Off quarterfinal
L 55–72  1–1
Coliseo Rubén Rodríguez (—)
Bayamón, PR
Nov 16*
7:30 p.m., ESPNU
vs. Providence
Puerto Rico Tip-Off loser bracket
W 55–52 OT 2–1
Coliseo Rubén Rodríguez (4,224)
Bayamón, PR
Nov 18*
1:30 p.m., ESPNU
vs. Akron
Puerto Rico Tip-Off 5th place game
L 60–85  2–2
Coliseo Rubén Rodríguez (—)
Bayamón, PR
Nov 23*
4:30 p.m.
Bucknell W 60–57  3–2
Bryce Jordan Center (7,713)
University Park, PA
Nov 28*
9:15 p.m., ESPNU
Boston College
ACC-Big Ten Challenge
L 61–73  3–3
Bryce Jordan Center (6,889)
University Park, PA
Dec 1*
2:00 p.m., ESPN3
Penn W 58–47  4–3
Bryce Jordan Center (3,982)
University Park, PA
Dec 5*
7:00 p.m., NBCSN
at La Salle L 57–82  4–4
Palestra (4,382)
Philadelphia, PA
Dec 8*
4:00 p.m., BTN
Army W 78–70  5–4
Bryce Jordan Center (7,247)
University Park, PA
Dec 15*
2:00 p.m.
Delaware State W 80–76 OT 6–4
Bryce Jordan Center (5,751)
University Park, PA
Dec 23*
11:00 a.m., BTN
New Hampshire W 72–45  7–4
Bryce Jordan Center (—)
University Park, PA
Dec 29*
4:00 p.m., ESPN3
Duquesne W 84–74  8–4
Bryce Jordan Center (5,521)
University Park, PA
Jan 3
8:30 p.m., BTN
at Wisconsin L 51–60  8–5 (0–1)
Kohl Center (16,156)
Madison, WI
Jan 7
7:00 p.m., BTN
No. 5 Indiana L 51–74  8–6 (0–2)
Bryce Jordan Center (9,386)
University Park, PA
Jan 10
8:00 p.m., ESPNU
Northwestern L 54–70  8–7 (0–3)
Bryce Jordan Center (6,479)
University Park, PA
Jan 13
12:00 p.m., BTN
at Purdue L 42–60  8–8 (0–4)
Mackey Arena (13,222)
West Lafayette, IN
Jan 16
7:00 p.m., BTN
No. 18 Michigan State L 72–81  8–9 (0–5)
Bryce Jordan Center (6,585)
University Park, PA
Jan 19
1:00 p.m., ESPNU
Nebraska L 64–68  8–10 (0–6)
Bryce Jordan Center (9,883)
University Park, PA
Jan 23
7:00 p.m., BTN
at No. 7 Indiana L 49–72  8–11 (0–7)
Assembly Hall (17,472)
Bloomington, IN
Jan 26
12:00 p.m., ESPN2
No. 14 Ohio State L 51–65  8–12 (0–8)
Bryce Jordan Center (11,212)
University Park, PA
Jan 31
8:00 p.m., ESPNU
at Iowa L 67–76  8–13 (0–9)
Carver-Hawkeye Arena (13,369)
Iowa City, IA
Feb 5
7:00 p.m., BTN
Purdue L 49–58  8–14 (0–10)
Bryce Jordan Center (6,270)
University Park, PA
Feb 9
9:00 p.m., ESPNU
at Nebraska L 53–67  8–15 (0–11)
Bob Devaney Sports Center (10,853)
Lincoln, NE
Feb 14
9:00 p.m., ESPNU
Iowa L 72–74  8–16 (0–12)
Bryce Jordan Center (7,636)
University Park, PA
Feb 17
12:00 p.m., BTN
at No. 4 Michigan L 71–79  8–17 (0–13)
Crisler Center (12,693)
Ann Arbor, MI
Feb 21
8:15 p.m., BTN
at Illinois L 59–64  8–18 (0–14)
Assembly Hall (14,356)
Champaign, IL
Feb 27
6:30 p.m., BTN
No. 4 Michigan W 84–78  9–18 (1–14)
Bryce Jordan Center (8,892)
University Park, PA
Mar 2
3:00 p.m., BTN
at Minnesota L 44–73  9–19 (1–15)
Williams Arena (12,562)
Minneapolis, MN
Mar 7
7:00 p.m., ESPNU
at Northwestern W 66–59  10–19 (2–15)
Welsh-Ryan Arena (5,517)
Evanston, IL
Mar 10
12:00 p.m., BTN
No. 22 Wisconsin L 60–63  10–20 (2–16)
Bryce Jordan Center (8,701)
University Park, PA
Big Ten Tournament
Mar 14
2:30 p.m., BTN
vs. No. 6 Michigan
First round
L 66–83  10–21
United Center (19,470)
Chicago, IL
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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