2013–14 Penn State Nittany Lions basketball team

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2013–14 Penn State Nittany Lions men's basketball
Penn State Woodmark Logo.gif
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 Previous school Hometown
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, TV
Opponent Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Exhibition
Nov 3*
2:00 p.m.
Northwood W 98–61 
Bryce Jordan Center (4,049)
University Park, PA
Non-conference regular season
Nov 9*
4:00 p.m.
Wagner W 74–62  1–0
Bryce Jordan Center (4,752)
University Park, PA
Nov 13*
7:00 p.m.
Bucknell L 80–90  1–1
Bryce Jordan Center (4,670)
University Park, PA
Nov 16*
2:00 p.m.
at Penn W 83–71  2–1
Palestra (4,130)
Philadelphia, PA
Nov 19*
7:00 p.m., ESPN3
La Salle W 79–72  3–1
Bryce Jordan Center (4,240)
University Park, PA
Nov 24*
1:00 p.m.
Longwood
Barclays Center Classic
W 93–67  4–1
Bryce Jordan Center (4,261)
University Park, PA
Nov 26*
6:00 p.m., BTN
Monmouth
Barclays Center Classic
W 84–52  5–1
Bryce Jordan Center (3,912)
University Park, PA
Nov 29*
7:00 p.m.
vs. St. John's
Barclays Center Classic semifinals
W 89–82 OT 6–1
Barclays Center (4,231)
Brooklyn, NY
Nov 30*
4:30 p.m., NBCSN
vs. Ole Miss
Barclays Center Classic championship
L 76–79  6–2
Barclays Center (3,088)
Brooklyn, NY
Dec 3*
7:30 p.m., ESPNU
at Pittsburgh
ACC–Big Ten Challenge
L 69–78  6–3
Petersen Events Center (12,510)
Pittsburgh, PA
Dec 7*
4:00 p.m., ESPN3
Marshall W 90–77  7–3
Bryce Jordan Center (5,633)
University Park, PA
Dec 11*
7:00 p.m.
at Duquesne W 68–59  8–3
Consol Energy Center (5,246)
Pittsburgh, PA
Dec 14*
2:00 p.m., BTN
Princeton L 79–81 OT 8–4
Rec Hall (6,188)
University Park, PA
Dec 22*
2:00 p.m., BTN
Mount St. Mary's W 92–82  9–4
Bryce Jordan Center (8,284)
University Park, PA
Big Ten regular season
Dec 31
5:00 p.m., BTN
#5 Michigan State L 63–79  9–5 (0–1)
Bryce Jordan Center (7,397)
University Park, PA
Jan 4
2:15 p.m., BTN
at Illinois L 55–75  9–6 (0–2)
State Farm Center (15,390)
Champaign, IL
Jan 8
7:00 p.m., BTN
Minnesota L 65–68  9–7 (0–3)
Bryce Jordan Center (5,010)
University Park, PA
Jan 11
12:00 p.m., BTN
Indiana L 76–79  9–8 (0–4)
Bryce Jordan Center (8,079)
University Park, PA
Jan 14
8:00 p.m., BTN
at Michigan L 67–80  9–9 (0–5)
Crisler Arena (12,707)
Ann Arbor, MI
Jan 18
7:00 p.m., ESPNU
at Purdue L 64–65  9–10 (0–6)
Mackey Arena (14,124)
West Lafayette, IN
Jan 23
8:00 p.m., ESPNU
Nebraska W 58–54  10–10 (1–6)
Bryce Jordan Center (5,705)
University Park, PA
Jan 29
7:00 p.m., BTN
at #24 Ohio State W 71–70 OT 11–10 (2–6)
Value City Arena (15,453)
Columbus, OH
Feb 2
11:30 a.m., BTN
Purdue W 79–68  12–10 (3–6)
Bryce Jordan Center (7,832)
University Park, PA
Feb 6
9:00 p.m., ESPN2
at #9 Michigan State L 67–82  12–11 (3–7)
Breslin Center (14,797)
East Lansing, MI
Feb 9
4:15 p.m., BTN
Illinois L 55–60  12–12 (3–8)
Bryce Jordan Center (7,573)
University Park, PA
Feb 12
7:00 p.m., BTN
at Indiana W 66–65  13–12 (4–8)
Assembly Hall (17,472)
Bloomington, IN
Feb 15
7:00 p.m., ESPNU
#16 Iowa L 70–82  13–13 (4–9)
Bryce Jordan Center (10,428)
University Park, PA
Feb 20
7:00 p.m., ESPNU
at Nebraska L 67–80  13–14 (4–10)
Pinnacle Bank Arena (15,797)
Lincoln, NE
Feb 27
7:00 p.m., ESPN2
#22 Ohio State W 65–63  14–14 (5–10)
Bryce Jordan Center (8,736)
University Park, PA
Mar 2
12:00 p.m., BTN
#14 Wisconsin L 66–71  14–15 (5–11)
Bryce Jordan Center (7,807)
University Park, PA
Mar 6
7:00 p.m., ESPNU
at Northwestern W 59–32  15–15 (6–11)
Welsh-Ryan Arena (6,253)
Evanston, IL
Mar 9
5:15 p.m., BTN
at Minnesota L 63–81  15–16 (6–12)
Williams Arena (12,775)
Minneapolis, MN
Big Ten Tournament
Mar 13
6:30 p.m., ESPN2
vs. Minnesota
First round
L 56–63  15–17
Bankers Life Fieldhouse (N/A)
Indianapolis, IN
College Basketball Invitational
Mar 19*
7:00 p.m.
Hampton
First round
W 69–65  16–17
Bryce Jordan Center (2,118)
University Park, PA
Mar 24*
7:00 p.m., CBSSN
at Siena
Quarterfinals
L 52–54  16–18
Times Union Center (3,598)
Albany, NY
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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