Camren Wynter, a key player from last year’s NCAA Tournament team for Penn State, has been named special assistant on Temple men’s basketball coach Adam Fisher’s staff, who spent last year as Penn State’s associate head coach.
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Wynter made back-to-back game-winning shots in Penn State’s final regular season games, two important wins that helped it clinch a NCAA Tournament berth.
“I am extremely excited to have Cam Wynter join our Temple Basketball family,” Fisher said in the school’s press release. “Cam is someone that is very special to my family and me, and I am thrilled that he gets to start his coaching career on our staff! Cam brings big-time playing experience having played four years at Drexel, and his last season at Penn State. Cam was a leader on two teams that made the NCAA Tournament. I know that our student-athletes will have a great role model and positive influence every day with Cam. I can’t wait for our student-athletes, alumni, and fans to interact with him and see why he’s an up-and-coming superstar in the coaching profession.”
Wynter isn’t from Philadelphia as he’s a Hempstead N.Y. native. But prior to transferring to Penn State he played at Drexel, one of Philadelphia’s five D-1 men’s basketball programs. After transferring, he was an important leader in his lone season at Penn State and averaged 8.9 points, 2.9 rebounds and two assists per game. His leadership helped him win the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award for last season.
Now, Camren Wynter will be on staff at Temple.
“I’m excited to get back to Philadelphia and work for one of my mentors in Coach Fisher,” Wynter said. “We spent a lot of time together this past year on and off the court. He’s given me a great opportunity to be a valuable asset to the coaching staff. Temple is a university with great academics and an amazing basketball history. I can’t wait to get to work with Coach Fisher, the staff, the community, and be a part of this historic basketball program.”
He is eighth all-time in Drexel’s scoring book and was a three-time All-CAA pick. Including his totals at Penn State, Wynter is one of nine Division I players since the 1992-93 season (30 years) to have accumulated 1,900+ career points (1,988), 600+ career assists (651) and 600+ career rebounds (601).