Lamar Stevens Moves to 4th All-Time Among Penn State Scoring Leaders

By Nick Polak on December 10, 2019 at 7:49 pm
Dec 4, 2019; University Park, PA, USA; Penn State Nittany Lions forward Lamar Stevens (11) drives to the basket for a shoot as Wake Forest Demon Deacons guard Jahcobi Neath (4) defends during the first half at the Bryce Jordan Center.
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Early in Penn State's Tuesday night clash against No. 4 Maryland, Lamar Stevens hit a long jumper that officially moved him to fourth all-time in Penn State scoring history. Stevens passed fan-favorite DJ Newbill with his bucket, giving him 1,813 points for his career.

Stevens now trails only Talor Battle (2,213 points), Jesse Arnelle (2,138 points), and Joe Crispin (1,986 points) on the all-time list. With an average of 620.5 points scored in his sophomore and junior seasons, he seems primed to challenge Battle for the top spot on the list.

Since arriving in Happy Valley back in 2016, Stevens has been a star for the Lions. Averaging 16 points per game for his career, as well as 6.4 rebounds and nearly a block and steal per contest. The former four-star recruit from Roman Catholic High School in Philadelphia considered entering the NBA Draft pool a season ago but elected to return to Penn State for one more season and a chance at an NCAA Tournament berth.

Congratulations, Lamar.

The Nittany Lions lead Maryland 40-30 at the half.