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Crusaders Add Five-Star Recruit Hamga
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
Crusader men’s basketball head coach Homer Drew announced today that Beas Hamga (Douala, Cameroon/Decatur [Ill.] Christian), a 7’0”, 225 lb. transfer from UNLV, has enrolled in classes for the spring semester at Valparaiso University and will become eligible to play at the end of the fall semester for the 2009-2010 season.
Hamga, who redshirted last year at UNLV and played in five games this season before being released by the Runnin’ Rebels, was ranked as the 26th-best player in the nation and fifth-best center in his class by Rivals.com coming out of high school and was a five-star recruit. Hamga averaged 13.0 points, 12.0 rebounds and 7.0 blocked shots per game as a senior at Decatur Christian.