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#2 Taran Buie
Position: Guard
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 185
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Albany, NY
High School: Bishop Maginn/Penn State
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#2 Taran Buie
6-2, 185, So., Guard
Hometown: Albany, NY
High School: Bishop Maginn/State College
High School Coach: Richard Hurley
Last School: Penn State University 

At Hofstra:
Sat out the season due to NCAA transfer regulations...Capable offensive talent who could see the bulk of playing time as a shooting guard.

Previous School: Played in 11 games for Penn State as a freshman in 2010-11...Averaged 5.8 points, with a high of 14 against Central Connecticut.

High School/Personal: Rated the No. 87 recruit in the country by ESPNU...Played his first three seasons at Bishop Maginn High School in Albany, before playing his senior year at State College (Pa.) High School...While at Bishop Maginn, earned conference player of the year honors as a junior with 18.4 points per game…Led his team to a state championship as a sophomore in 2008, averaging 17.1 points per game...Earned third-team All-New York State honors as a sophomore and second-team honors as a junior...After his family moved to State College his senior year, he averaged 20.8 points per game for the Little Lions…Born September 28, 1991…Is one of nine children…Younger half-brother of Talor Battle, who scored over 2,000 career points at Penn State from 2007-11…Was also recruited by Maryland, Pitt, Notre Dame, Georgia Tech and Marquette…Liberal arts major.

Taran Buie’s Career Statistics (at Penn State)

Year     G/GS    FGM-FGA     Pct.     FTM-FTA     Pct.      Reb.     Avg.    PF     A       TO     BS   S       TP       Avg.

10-11    11/0      25-72            .347    7-12            .583      22         2.0      12      9       9       0      3       64       5.8

3-point FG: 10-11: 7-28 (.250)

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