Brandon Sampay
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Brandon Sampay

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Inglewood, Calif.

High School:
Crenshaw

Last College:
Howard College (Texas)

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 255

Position:
Forward

Experience:
1L

2007-08/junior at Illinois State
Appeared in 31 games and recorded one start • Averaged 4.1 points and 2.6 rebounds per game • Scored 10 points on 5-of-7 shooting against Missouri State (March 7, 2008) in the State Farm MVC quarterfinals • Contributed nine points against Northern Iowa (March 8, 2008) in the semifinals of the conference tournament • Chipped in 10 points in a career-high 27 minutes at Northern Iowa (Jan. 30, 2008) • Season-high 13 points on a 5-of-5 shooting effort against Wichita State (Jan. 16, 2008) at Redbird Arena • Scored 10 points on a flawless 6-for-6 effort from the free throw line at Bowling Green (Dec. 16, 2007) • Grabbed season-high nine rebounds against Indiana State (Jan. 27, 2008) • Grabbed eight rebounds and had a career-high four assists against Evansville (Jan. 12, 2008) • Pulled down seven rebounds, including five offensive caroms, at Bradley (Jan. 23, 2008) • Tallied six steals against Missouri-St. Louis (Nov. 7, 2008) in the season opener • Had season-high two blocks at Ball State (Dec. 22, 2007) and at Northern Iowa (Jan. 30, 2008).

at Howard College
Averaged 13.6 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.6 steals while shooting 60.3 percent from the field and 70.8 percent at the free throw line • Ranked in the top-10 in scoring and top-20 in steals for the Western Junior College Athletic Conference • Was twice named to the All-Western Junior College Athletic Conference Team • Ranked as high as 15th among Division I junior college players • Made visits to Connecticut and Cal State-Fullerton before signing with Illinois State • Coached by Mark Adams.

at Crenshaw High School
Played football and basketball • Was a standout tight end, and was recruited to play football by Southern California, Penn State, Oregon State and California • Coached by Willie West.

Personal
Full Name: Brandon Alexander Sampay • Birthdate: Aug. 18, 1986 • Birthplace: Lancaster, Calif. • Parents: Ronald Sampay and Shelly Lee • Has one younger brother and one younger sister • Major: African-American studies.

CAREER STATISTICS

FG-FGA

YEAR G-GS MIN AVG PCT 3FG-3FGA PCT FT-FTA PCT O-D REB AVG PF-FO AST TO BLK STL TP AVG
2007-08 31-1 337 12.2 47-105 .448 0-2 .000 33-44 .750 19-62 81 2.6 60-1 21 25 12 20 127 4.1
TOTAL 31-1 377 12.2 47-105 .448 0-2 .000 33-44 .750 19-62 81 2.6 60-1 21 25 12 20 127 4.1

CAREER SINGLE-GAME HIGHS
Points: 13 vs. Wichita State, 1-16-08
Rebounds: 9 vs. Indiana State, 1-27-08
Minutes: 27 at Northern Iowa, 1-30-08
Field Goals: 5, twice
Field Goal Atts: 9 at Northern Iowa, 1-30-08
3-Point Field Goals: 0
3-Point FG Atts: 1, twice
Free Throws: 6 at Bowling Green, 12-16-07
Free Throw Atts: 6, three times
Assists: 4 vs. Evansville, 1-12-08
Steals: 6 vs. UMSL, 11-7-07
Blocked Shots: 2, twice