55 - Sam Manhanga
|High School:||Northfield Mt. Hermon|
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 lineÃ¢ÂÂ¦Also pulled down a season high 7 rebounds vs. Holy CrossÃ¢ÂÂ¦Connected on 8 of 8 free throws against the CrimsonÃ¢ÂÂ¦Started three games for the BearsÃ¢ÂÂ¦Also scored in double figures vs. Columbia with 10 points on 3 of 4 shooting from the fieldÃ¢ÂÂ¦Freshman: Played all 27 games for the Bears, starting nine gamesÃ¢ÂÂ¦Named the Ivy LeagueÃ¢ÂTMs initial Rookie of the Week after scoring a career high 20 points vs. Maine-Fort Kent, hitting 9 of 10 shots from the fieldÃ¢ÂÂ¦ Netted 19 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in his first starting role vs. RiderÃ¢ÂÂ¦ Came off the bench to score 10 points against 11th ranked Texas in BrownÃ¢ÂTMs season opening gameÃ¢ÂÂ¦Had a strong second half vs. 4th ranked Wake Forest with 7 pointsÃ¢ÂÂ¦ Named the pre-season Ivy League Newcomer of the Year by several college basketball magazines including The Sporting News, Lindy's and College PreviewÃ¢ÂÂ¦Secondary School Background: A graduate of Northfield Mt. Hermon and Greenwich High School, where he lettered in basketball and track (NMH)Ã¢ÂÂ¦First team All-League at GreenwichÃ¢ÂÂ¦Invited to play in the Connecticut High School All-Star GameÃ¢ÂÂ¦Led Greenwich to its best record ever and a Divisional ChampionshipÃ¢ÂÂ¦Scored 30 points at the adidas Big Time All-Star game in Las VegasÃ¢ÂÂ¦ Personal: Samuel Pita Manhanga, born April 7, 1983 in Beira, MozambiqueÃ¢ÂÂ¦The son of Samuel Pita and Ulembo Amelia Manhanga of Mozambique, and Ervin and Susan Braun of Greenwich, CTÃ¢ÂÂ¦Has siblings Benjamin Manhanga, Margarido, Eugenio, Esperanca, Natalia Manhanga, Cecilia Manhanga, and Liza Braun, Scott Braun, Cornelio Guibunda, and Adam Braun, a junior at BrownÃ¢ÂÂ¦Enjoys playing pool, swimming and video gamesÃ¢ÂÂ¦Concentrating in Economics and PPSO.