185, So., Guard
School: Bishop Maginn/State College
School Coach: Richard Hurley
School: Penn State University
out the season due to NCAA transfer regulations...Capable offensive talent who
could see the bulk of playing time as a shooting guard.
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
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)