Penn State Lands Two Transfers in Drexel's Camren Wynter and Bucknell's Andrew Funk

By Vincent Lungaro on April 14, 2022 at 2:09 pm
Nov 14, 2021; Syracuse, New York, USA; Drexel Dragons guard Camren Wynter (11) drives to the basket against the defense of Syracuse Orange guard Buddy Boeheim (35) during the first half at the Carrier Dome. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports
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It was a double dose of transfer news for Penn State on Thursday. 

Micah Shrewsberry and the Nittany Lions picked up two commitments from Drexel's Camren Wynter and Bucknell's Andrew Funk. The duo gives Penn State a significant boost to a backcourt that already returns Jalen Pickett, Myles Dread and Dallion Johnson. 

They also give the Nittany Lions two more players with plenty of college basketball experience to lean on, with Penn State undergoing some roster transition, welcoming in five true freshmen for 2022-23. 

Wynter averaged 15.8 points and 4.6 assists per game in 2021-22 to lead the Dragons in both categories. He's averaged double figures scoring in all four years with Drexel, including 16.8 points per game in 2020-21. Wynter’s 577 career assists place him in Drexel program history.

He's been selected as a First Team All-CAA selection each of the past two seasons. Wynter's first season saw him was voted as the conference's Freshman of the Year. 

Alabama, Maryland, Michigan and Pittsburgh, were among the other handful of high-power programs interested in Wynter, he told On3 Sports earlier this month.

He will fit in nicely alongside Pickett, especially given the absence of the departing Sam Sessoms, who entered the transfer portal in March. 

“I thought Penn State was the best fit for me in terms of what they needed and what I was looking for,” Wynter told On3's Joe Tipton. “I felt like it was a place I could be myself on and off the court. I had a real close relationship with the coaches and they made me feel important towards what they were trying to do next season.”

Funk, meanwhile, was a Second Team All-Patriot League pick this past campaign, averaging 17.6 points per game, while chipping in with 3.6 rebounds and 3 assists per game. 

He's also got one of the more bizarre statistical lines in basketball memory. 

Jokes aside, he gives Shrewsberry and co. another veteran guard who can both score and distribute, while shooting 43 percent from the field.