State Higher education — Another transfer from the Penn Condition men’s basketball team has identified a new house.
Forward Trent Buttrick introduced he’ll enjoy the 2021-22 time at Massachusetts, he posted on social media Wednesday early morning.
“These previous four yrs have been almost nothing small of unforgettable,” Buttrick wrote. “Nittany Nation has welcomed me due to the fact the day I stepped foot on campus, and for that I am grateful. I will often be a Nittany Lion at coronary heart.
“I want to thank Coach [Patrick] Chambers and his personnel for offering me a chance and believing in me. I have grown so considerably as [a] participant and a male. This location taught me so a lot about perseverance and how vital keeping the program was. This experience has had so many ups and downs, but I wouldn’t have wished to do it anyplace else.”
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Buttrick averaged 3. details and 1.7 rebounds in 13.3 minutes for every sport throughout 25 appearances with two begins. The senior’s year superior of 13 points arrived on senior night at the Bryce Jordan Center.
In 4 seasons, Buttrick, a Bloomsburg indigenous who arrived to Penn State by means of the Neighborhood School of Naples in Florida, averaged 1.9 factors for each activity in 79 appearances.
Buttrick was just one of 6 Penn State gamers who entered their names into the transfer portal just after the program introduced the employing of new mentor Micah Shrewsberry final month. Buttrick is the second player to come across a new residence after guard Jamari Wheeler, who announced his transfer to Ohio Point out. Guard Myreon Jones has announced he will not return to the Lions, but he has not announced a new location.
Guard Izaiah Brockington introduced his return to the Lions last thirty day period. That leaves forwards John Harrar and Seth Lundy as the other two players in the portal.
Shrewsberry has reiterated multiple instances that he preferred all the gamers in the transfer portal again on his staff. Brockington will be one particular. Buttrick joins Wheeler and Jones as other folks who will not.
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