Basketball Preview: 1999-2000 Men’s Roster

(all stats are `98-’99)

Arthur Andrews. No. 22; freshman forward from Avon, Conn.; intends to study finance; born April 25, 1980; walk-on, practiced with team last year; cousin is Fred McGriff of Tampa Bay Devil Rays

Sam Anyan. No. 24; senior forward from Baltimore, Md.; finance major; born May 16, 1978; would like to attend law school

Bernard Barrow. No. 12; junior point guard from Harlem, N.Y.; exercise/sports science major; born Aug. 9, 1978; averaged 8.9 assists in junior college

Dorien Brown. No. 34; sophomore guard from Vorhees, N.J.; undecided on a major; born June 27, 1979; hit important three in last minute at Rhode Island; recruited by Penders while at Texas

SirValiant Brown. No. 13; freshman guard from Springfield, Va.; born Dec. 21, 1980; averaged 27 points as a senior

Francisco de Miranda. No. 14; senior forward from Breda, The Netherlands; international business major; born April 3, 1978; scored 17 points against DePaul

Antxon Iturbe. No. 15; junior forward from Vitoria Basque, Spain; economics major; born April 11, 1979; pronounced An-chone E-TUR-bay

Valery Khamania. No. 10; junior guard/forward from Grodno, Belarus; intends to study exercise science; born April 24, 1978; scored nine points at Temple; pronounced val-AIR-ee Ha-MAIN-ee-uh

Mike King. No. 5; junior guard from Baltimore, Md.; arts and sciences major; born March 26, 1978; scored 25 versus Ohio; high school teammate and neighbor of Shawnta Rogers

Mark Lund. No. 11; senior guard from Klawock, Alaska; exercise science/pre-med major; born April 25, 1978; won team Desire Award; walk-on, was team manager in 1996-’97

Chris Monroe. No. 4; freshman guard from Hyattsville, Md.; intends to study business; born Jan. 19, 1981; averaged 22.4 points, 11.3 rebounds, four assists, three steals as senior

Patrick Ngongba. No. 35; junior forward from Bangui, Central African Republic; business major; born Nov. 27, 1976; scored 16 against La Salle; speaks fluent French; pronounced Pa-TREEK Gong-buh

Albert Roma. No. 3; sophomore center from Balenya, Spain; mechanical engineering major; born Oct. 30, 1978

Jason Smith. No. 31; sophomore forward from Boston, Mass.; intends to study communications; born Jan. 13, 1979; missed most of last season with hernia

-David Holt

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