Jamari Wheeler



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6'1 170 lbs.

Date of birth:

December 9, 1997

Birth place:

Live Oak, FL


Played for Penn State and Ohio State


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).


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.


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.


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.