Shep Garner is Penn State’s all-time leading 3-point scorer

There is a lot to like about the way it went down:

And a lot to like about the guy whose record he broke:

The Great Shep Garner, discussed here.


March 29, 2018 addition: Eric Gibson of Roar Lions Roar has a great accounting here of what Shep has done in March, and in his career.

Tolu Jacobs Yaffa re-opens recruitment

Tolu Jacobs Yaffa, who committed to Penn State in early November but did not sign an LOI during the early signing period, has re-opened his recruitment.

Even with Jacobs Yaffa out, The Nittany Lions appear to have no scholarships available for next season. Transfers, graduations, other issues can and usually do change that number in the spring for all schools.

Welcome, Patrick Kelly

Penn State’s staff continues to hit the DMV hard.  Chambers and company landed a commitment today from 6-7 Patrick Kelly from Virginia Episcopal and AAU Team Loaded.

From PrepHoops.com:

Pat Chambers and his staff at Penn State got great news on the first day of February when they landed the commitment from 2019 versatile forward, Patrick Kelly. Kelly is the first commitment to the 2019 class for the Nittany Lions. Kelly is a guy that can shoot very well, rebound and does all the little things well to help his team win. Kelly chose Penn State over of Grand Canyon, UNLV, Providence and Richmond. He spoke to us on his trust he has with Coach Chambers and his staff.

“Coach Chambers and his staff believe in me and I think I would be a great fit in their program.”

When asked how he will be used at Penn State, he said, “I will be a 3/4 and will make plays around my strengths.”

He said that Penn State fans should, “expect a competitor that will do whatever it takes to win.”

Welcome, Daniil Kasatkin

Surprise! 6-7 PG from Russia, prepping in Virginia.

Welcome, Rasir Bolton

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Welcome, John Harrar!

Wild turn of events for this one.

John Harrar had committed to Army to play football, but Penn State offered the 6-9, 230-pound power forward a basketball scholarship two weeks ago, and UCONN followed with an offer in the last few days.

But …

Welcome, Jamari Wheeler

Big pickup for Penn State after losing two guards to grad transfer.

Discussion at PennStateHoops.com: