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D.J. Fenner
D.J.  Fenner

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Seattle, Wash.

High School:
Seattle Prep

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 205

Position:
Guard

Experience:
2L


04/06/2016

Men’s basketball announces team awards

Criswell, Drew, Fenner, Oliver, Stivrins and Coleman honored

04/01/2016

Nevada tops Morehead State in OT to win CBI

Criswell named MVP

03/31/2016

Nevada and Morehead State to determine CBI Champion on Friday at Lawlor

Wolf Pack and Eagles at 6 p.m.

03/30/2016

Fenner's 26 points helps Nevada force third game for CBI Championship

D.J. Fenner scores 26 points to lead Nevada over Morehead State

03/29/2016

Nevada hosts Morehead State in second game of CBI Finals Wednesday

Wolf Pack and Eagles at 6 p.m.

04/01/2016

Nevada 85, Morehead State 82 (OT) - CBI Championship

Nevada 85, Morehead State 82 (OT) - CBI Championship

03/30/2016

CBI Finals Game 2 - Nevada 77, Morehead State 68

CBI Finals Game 2 - Nevada 77, Morehead State 68

03/23/2016

Nevada 86, Vermont 72 - CBI Semifinals

Nevada 86, Vermont 72 - CBI Semifinals

03/11/2016

Nevada 64, New Mexico 62 - 2016 MW Championships

Nevada 64, New Mexico 62 - 2016 MW Championships

03/05/2016

New Mexico @ Nevada

New Mexico @ Nevada

NEVADA:  Has played in all but one game in his two years in the program  ...  Returns for his third year after starting 19 games last season and will battle once again for a starting spot at shooting guard or small forward  ...  Fourth on the squad his sophomore season averaging 8.8 points per game  ...  Looks to provide leadership during his junior year  ...  Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Representative.




MUSSELMAN ON FENNER:  “D.J. takes great pride in being in phenomenal physical condition.  Works on his game before and after practice.  A guy everyone likes to be around in the gym because he has an infectious smile.  A great athlete that should provide for us both on the offensive and defensive end of the floor.”


2014-15 (So.):  Played in 30 games earning starts in 19  ...  Started the first 17 games of the season before coming off the bench for 11 and started the final two contests  ...  Missed his first game in two seasons at home against UNLV because of illness  ...  Eight times leading
the Pack in scoring was second on the team and 12 double figure scoring games ranked fourth  ...  Scored a career and game-high 24 points at Pacific and 17 points at Long Beach State was a game high...  The 24 points tied Marqueze Coleman for the high by a Nevada player  ...  Fourth on the team averaging 8.8 points per game  in 25.2 minutes per game that also ranked fourth ...  Scored in 27-of-30 games played  ...  Led the team shooting 79 percent from the free throw line and had a stretch of 15 consecutive makes  ...  Scored in double figures the first four games of the season  ...  Led the Pack in scoring vs. Cal Poly (12), Adams State (11), Clemson (11), at Long Beach State (17), Cal State Fullerton (12), at Pacific (24), vs. NW Christian (18) and at BSU (13)  ...  Earned second basketball letter..

2013-14 (Fr.): In his first season he was one of four players to see action all 32 games ... All 32 appearances came off the bench ... Averaged 2.5 points and 1.8 rebounds in 14.2 minutes per game ... Scored in 24-of-32 games played ... Season-high eight points in Nevada’s road win at Air Force making 3-for-5 shots and both free throw attempts ... Four steals at Cal Poly tied for the high by a Pack player ... Season-high 25 minutes in the home overtime loss to Long Beach State ... Season-high six rebounds in the win at San Francisco ... After starting the season 1-for-8 at the free throw line was 19-of-24 (73.7%) the rest of the year ... Named the Pack’s most improved player ... Earned first letter.

HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered four years in basketball at Seattle Prep for coach Mike Kelly ... Named the Seattle Times Washington Player of the Year after averaging 27.3 points per game as a senior ... Scored fewer than 20 points only three times during his senior season, over 30 points nine times and twice scored 40 points ... Ended his prep career with 1,795 points which is second in school history ... First-team all-metro, Metro League MVP and first-team all-state as a senior ... Led Seattle Prep to a runner-up finish in the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association 3A State tournament his junior year ... Averaged 18.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game for a Panther squad that went 24-6 junior season ... In the state title game his junior season, he scored a team-high 26 points making seven-of-14 shots including two-of-three from behind the arc and five-of-six free throw attempts ... First-team all-state selection and second-team All-Metro league pick as a junior ... Freshman season he earned first-team All-Metro league honors after averaging 17 points per game ... Sophomore year played his prep basketball at Gonzaga College High School in Washington, D.C. ... President of Black Student Union ... Twice lettered in track & field.

PERSONAL
Communication studies major ... Son of Carolyn Fenner and Derrick Fenner Sr. ... Plays piano ... Filmmaker having directed and edited many short films including a 20 minute documentary Beyond the Court which represents how student-athletes are more than just athletes ... Chose Nevada over Gonzaga, Washington State, Utah and Oregon ... Father attended North Carolina and played nine seasons in the NFL for Seattle, Cincinnati and Oakland ... Career highlight was leading Seattle Prep to an upset victory over #5 nationally ranked Rainer Beach after trailing by 13 points in the fourth quarter and he scored 16 of the Panthers 18 points in the fourth quarter comeback.

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