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Jamari Wheeler

Position:

Guard

Current Team:

HEIGHT/WeighT:

6'1 170 lbs.

Date of birth:

December 9, 1997

Birth place:

Live Oak, FL

2021-22

Played for Penn State and Ohio State

2020-21

Played for Penn State

Started all 25 games…Led Big Ten in steals per game (1.76) for the second-straight season and was second in total steals (44)…Recorded 88 assists, including eight games with at least five…Had 2.0 assist-to-turnover ratio…Registered seven double-digit scoring games, including career-best 19 vs. Nebraska (3/10/21).

2019-20

Played for Penn State

Started all 31 games…Led Big Ten in both steals per game and total steals (48), becoming the fourth-straight Nittany Lion to accomplish that feat…Recorded 99 assists with at least four in 15 games…Took care of the ball with a 4:1 assist-to-turnover ratio over six games at end of December and the start of January…Registered three double-figure scoring games and tied a career-best with three 3-pointers for a season-best total of 11 vs. Northwestern.

2018-19

Played for Penn State

Finished second on the team with 89 assists…Excelled in February and March as Nittany Lion floor general, averaging 5.1 points per game and an assist-to-turnover ratio of 2.4:1 over both months…Recorded an assist-to-turnover ratio of 4.7:1 in first five games back as a starter in January…Closed season with 47 steals, second on the team behind Josh Reaves.

2017-18

Played for Penn State

Shared program record for most games played in a season (39) with Shep Garner and Lamar Stevens…Set freshman record for steals with 52.