D.J. Fenner
D.J.  Fenner


Seattle, Wash.

High School:
Seattle Prep

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 205




Wadden, Fenner named Nevada's top senior athletes for 2016-17

Fenner is the Martie Award winner while Wadden takes home the Russell Award


Marshall, Oliver honored by National Association of Basketball Coaches

Marshall named to first team, Oliver second


Nevada claims 2017 MW Championship

Nevada takes first conference tournament title in a decade


Nevada seeks MW Championship berth against Fresno State in semifinal matchup

Wolf Pack and Bulldogs at 7 p.m. on CBS Sports Network


Wolf Pack opens MW Championships with double-digit win over Utah State

Oliver records 11th double-double of season


NCAA Practice Photos

BMO Harris Bradley Center


Nevada vs. Iowa State

NCAA Tournament First Round - March 16, 2017


Nevada vs. Colorado State

Mountain West Tournament Championship - March 11, 2017


USATSI Gallery - Boise State @ Nevada

USATSI Gallery - Boise State @ Nevada


Nevada 77, Utah State 66

Nevada 77, Utah State 66

Musselman on Fenner

2016-17 HONORS

  • MW Coaches second-team selection
  • MW Media third-team selection
  • Preseason College Sports Madness - third team

• Senior D.J. Fenner is now in sole possession of 13th on the Nevada all-time scoring list, passing Gary Hill-Thomas. Fenner now has 1,343 points in his four years at Nevada.
• Put up 12 points to enter double figures for the first time in four games against Colorado State in the Mountain West Championship.
• Recorded back-to-back-to-back single digit scoring games for just the second time this year against Colorado State and vs. Utah State and Fresno State. Was in foul trouble in all three.
• Turned it up for Mountain West play, averaging 16.7 points per game while shooting 46.3 percent from the field, 41.1 from three and 87.0 from the line in conference play.
• His career-high 37 points against the Rebels is tied for the second-most by a Mountain West player this season, the second time this year he’s scored 30 points.
• Is shooting 43.5 from three and 83.1 from the free throw line to lead the team.
• Has eight games this season where he was perfect from the line with at least four attempts.
• Has scored more than 10 points in nine of the last 12 games. He had a streak of three games in single digits before scoring 12 in the MW final.
• Eclipsed 10 points for an eighth straight game with his 15 at San José State.
• Scored 24 points in the first half against UNLV at home, a new season high for a Pack player.
• Tied his career high in threes made, going 5-of-6 from beyond the arc against UNLV, also draining five at Bradley. Went a total 12-of-15 from the field.

2016-17 (Sr.):
Snapped a three-game streak of not scoring in double figures in the MW Championship as he totaled12 points and tied a season-high grabbing seven boards ... Three-game stretch equaled his longest none double figure scoring games of the season with the first occurrence being games four through six in mid November ... Currently 13th on the Nevada career scoring list with 1,343 points ... Eight game stretch of scoring in double figures figures was snapped in the Colorado State home game as he totaled six points making two 3-pointers ... Became the 15th player in school history to score 1,300 points after his 15 point outing at SJSU ... In MW play averaged 16.7 points, shoot 46.3 percent from the field, 41.1 percent from behind the arc and 87 percent at the free throw line ... Game-high 21 points at SDSU and his seven rebounds tied for team honors and high this season ... Scored a career and game-high 37 points in the home win over UNLV, making 12-of-15 shots which included 5-of-6 from behind the arc ... Made 8-of-9 free throws and grabbed six rebounds versus the Rebels ... The 37 points is tied for the second-best total in the MW this season ... Twice made a career-high five 3-pointers at Bradley and vs. UNLV, going 5-of-6 in both games ... Six games of 20 or more points includes 30 at home vs. Air Force and 37 at home vs. UNLV ... Led the Pack in scoring finishing with 21 points in the win at Boise State ... Connected on 7-of-12 shots from the field and 3-of-7 from behind the arc ... Scored 30 points in the win over Air Force, 21 came in the first half, despite a migraine headache ... Made 11-of-18 shots from the field that included 4-of-7 from behind the arc ... His 14.6 points per game is ninth in the MW ... Scored 15 points in the win at Wyoming that included going 6-for-6 at the line ... Knocked down two crucial free throws with 18 seconds remaining to put the Pack up 70-66 in the 72-69 victory over SDSU ... Scored his 1000th career point in the win over Towson to become the 26th player in school history to reach the mark ... Netted 20 points in his return to his hometown of Seattle in the win over Washington ... Scored 21 points in the win at Bradley making a five 3-pointers in six attempts ... Started the Bradley game going 5-for-5 from behind the arc before missing his final attempt.

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.

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.

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 vhis 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.

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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