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D.J. Fenner, Jr.
D.J.  Fenner, Jr.

Class:
Senior

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

2015-16 (Jr.):  Earned The Hunt Award presented by the team, the award encompassed on and off the court factors, it represents always working to improve, spending the extra time in the gym, always being in attack mode and working hard in the classroom  …  Key in Nevada becoming the first MW and Wolf Pack team to win a postseason championship as the Pack captured the CBI  …  Started in 36 games and appeared in all 38  …    Ranks ninth in school history in free throw percentage having made 80 (204-of-255) percent of his attempts  …  Nationally ranked 16th in minutes played (1283), 42nd in free throw percentage (85.5%) and 47th in field goal attempts (476)  …  Finished the season 13th in scoring (13.7 ppg), second in free throw percentage (85.5 %) and sixth in minutes played (33.8 mpg) in the MW  …  In conference play topped the league in free throw percentage (87.7%) and was 13th in scoring (13.5 ppg) and tied for 10th in steals (1.3 spg)  …  In the CBI finals average 17 points per game and in the six games 17.5 points per outing  …  Scored a career and game-high 26 points in the second game of the CBI finals with Morehead State playing 39 minutes to lead the Pack to a 77-68 victory to tie the series at a game apiece, it was his third 20 plus point game in the CBI  …  Seven 20 plus point games and 25 double figure scoring games on the season was second on the team  …  Nine times topped the team in scoring of which seven were game highs   …  Once led the Pack in rebounding  …  Second on the team scoring 13.7 points per game and was first making 85.5 percent of his free throws  …  Second on the team making 53 three-pointers  …  Made a career-high 11 free throws twice at home versus Colorado State and Vermont in the CBI  …  Attempted a career-best 14 free throws in the Vermont game  …  Made a career-high four 3-pointers in the Montana game  ...  In the EWU CBI quarterfinal game dished out a career-high nine assists, scored nine points and had six rebounds  ... Scored 56.6 percent (294-of-519) of his points after halftime  ...  Scored 14 points, 10 consecutive and 10 of the final 12 in the last 4:12 of the Utah State victory  ...  Led the Pack in scoring in three consecutive games and in four of five; 21 at USU, 18 vs. AF, 24 vs. FS and 16 at SJSU  ...  Four times vs. Coastal Carolina, at Pacific, vs. Santa Clara and at Air Force grabbed a career-high eight rebounds  ...  Scored 12 points, grabbed five boards and blocked two shots at Wyoming  ...  Against the Cowboys made two 3-pointers in the final 2:21 to seal the Pack’s 75-69 road victory  ...  The last 3-pointer put Nevada up 74-69 with 16 seconds on the clock  ... Started every game but the two against Air Force ...  Game-high 24 points at Oregon State, with18 coming in the second half  ...  Played 48 minutes in Nevada’s double overtime victory at Pacific ...  Scored a game-high 16 points in the win over Coastal Carolina  …  Lettered for the third time.




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 then 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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