Co-Founder & Trainer
Height: 6′ 7″
Weight: 230 lbs.
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
High School: The Patterson (N.C.) School
- Currently playing for Novipiu Casale Italian A-Series team
- Previously Played For:
- La Bruixa d’Or (ACB League in Spain)
- CZG Veroli (Italy)
- Penas Huesca (Spain)
- A part of the winningest senior class in K-State history with 96 wins… Along with Victor Ojeleye, Samuels helped the Wildcats to a 96-42 record in their 4-year career… Among the third consecutive senior class to lead K-State to the postseason in four straight years… Led the Wildcats to three NCAA Tournament and one NIT appearance in his career… Finished his career ranking in school’s Top 15 in nine career categories, including games played (133, 2nd), free throws made (390, 3rd), free throws attempted (640, 3rd), minutes (3,316, 5th), rebounds (716, 6th), blocked shots (93, 7th), steals (109, 7th), double-digit scoring games (70, 9th) and scoring (1,259, 11th)… One of just three players (Bob Boozerand Ed Nealy) in school history to tally at least 1,200 points and 700 rebounds in a career.
- Named to the honorable mention All-Big 12 team by the league coaches
- Twice selected as the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week on Dec. 26, 2011 and March 4, 2012
- Named to the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic All-Tournament team after leading the Wildcats to their first in-season tournament title since 2006
- Averaged 10 points on 44.7 percent shooting (93-of-208), including 32.7 percent (18-of-55) from 3-point range, with 6.6 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 0.9 steals and 0.7 blocks in 26.5 minutes per game