55 - Sam Manhanga
Sam Manhanga
Height: 6-6
Weight: 250
Year: Senior
Hometown: Beira, Mozambique
High School: Northfield Mt. Hermon
Position: F
Junior: Appeared in 14 games, earning 6 starts... Averaged 5.6 points per game and pulled down 28 rebounds (2.0 rpg)... Recorded a season high of 18 points and 5 rebounds against Holy Cross... Contributed 14 points in Brown's game against Wagner College, connecting on 5 of 8 field goals... Sophomore: Scored a season high 16 points against Holy Cross on 5 of 10 shooting from the field and 8 of 8 shooting from the free throw lineâ¦Also pulled down a season high 7 rebounds vs. Holy Crossâ¦Connected on 8 of 8 free throws against the Crimsonâ¦Started three games for the Bearsâ¦Also scored in double figures vs. Columbia with 10 points on 3 of 4 shooting from the fieldâ¦Freshman: Played all 27 games for the Bears, starting nine gamesâ¦Named the Ivy LeagueâÂTMs initial Rookie of the Week after scoring a career high 20 points vs. Maine-Fort Kent, hitting 9 of 10 shots from the field⦠Netted 19 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in his first starting role vs. Rider⦠Came off the bench to score 10 points against 11th ranked Texas in BrownâÂTMs season opening gameâ¦Had a strong second half vs. 4th ranked Wake Forest with 7 points⦠Named the pre-season Ivy League Newcomer of the Year by several college basketball magazines including The Sporting News, Lindy's and College Previewâ¦Secondary School Background: A graduate of Northfield Mt. Hermon and Greenwich High School, where he lettered in basketball and track (NMH)â¦First team All-League at Greenwichâ¦Invited to play in the Connecticut High School All-Star Gameâ¦Led Greenwich to its best record ever and a Divisional Championshipâ¦Scored 30 points at the adidas Big Time All-Star game in Las Vegas⦠Personal: Samuel Pita Manhanga, born April 7, 1983 in Beira, Mozambiqueâ¦The son of Samuel Pita and Ulembo Amelia Manhanga of Mozambique, and Ervin and Susan Braun of Greenwich, CTâ¦Has siblings Benjamin Manhanga, Margarido, Eugenio, Esperanca, Natalia Manhanga, Cecilia Manhanga, and Liza Braun, Scott Braun, Cornelio Guibunda, and Adam Braun, a junior at Brownâ¦Enjoys playing pool, swimming and video gamesâ¦Concentrating in Economics and PPSO.