Blue White Illustrated

June-July 2022

Penn State Sports Magazine

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4 2 J U N E / J U L Y 2 0 2 2 W W W . B L U E W H I T E O N L I N E . C O M T he good news came in a two-pack for Penn State men's basketball this offseason. The Nittany Lions picked up a pair of veteran guard transfers on April 14 in the form of Camren Wynter from Drexel and Andrew Funk from Bucknell. The two players announced their verbal commit- ments within minutes of each other, and they have since signed. Wynter and Funk will conclude their collegiate careers in Happy Valley, ex- hausting their final season of eligibility in 2022-23. The additions offer an important brace for second-year head coach Micah Shrewsberry, who set out this offseason to bolster his five-man recruiting class with some veterans. "For next year's team, we do want to add a couple older guys so we don't have to lean on those freshmen just to be prime- time players right off the bat, which is really hard to do as a college freshman," Shrewsberry said at the beginning of the offseason. "No matter how good you are, freshmen struggle a little bit." Wynter arrives in Happy Valley after a decorated career at Drexel, where he made the All-Colonial Athletic Association first team for the past two seasons. Listed at 6-foot-2, 185 pounds, Wyn- ter also received interest from the likes of Maryland, Seton Hall, Ohio State, Michi- gan and Arkansas. "I just felt like it was a perfect fit for MEN'S BASKETBALL Nittany Lions Find Backcourt Help In The Transfer Portal D A V I D E C K E R T | DAV I D E C K E R T 9 8 @ G M A I L . C O M Camren Wynter ranks third in Drexel history with 577 assists. Eager to face Big Ten competition, he will be playing his final college season with the Nittany Lions. PHOTO COURTESY WYNTER FAMILY

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