Tonight’s matchup is Doremus Bennerman vs Prosper Karangwa for the right to face Marcus Faison for the 1990s championship.
Doremus Bennerman (1): Bennerman played for the Saints from 1990-1994. He is one of only two 2000 point scorers in Siena history, totaling 2,109 in his four years. He was a member of the 1994 Saints team that went to the NIT final four and secured third place with a win over Kansas St. It was during that game that Bennerman had the game of his career, scoring 51 points, the most ever by a Saint in a game. During his career he topped the 30 point mark on three other occasions, scoring 36 each time. His senior season scoring output of 858 is tops in Saints history, a 26 ppg average. His ability to score from behind the arc helped bolster his numbers. His 228 career three point field goals is third all-time. Bennerman was also a capable passer. He finished his career with 577 assists, a 4.6 apg average, 4th all-time.
Prosper Karangwa (5) played for Siena from 1999-2003. He ranks #22 all time in scoring with 1,274 points. He averaged 16.6 points in 2002-2003 his senior season. Prosper hit a solid 112 3 pointers over his career. He anks #11 all time in assists with 343. As a freshman he was part of a team along with Scott Knapp who were the MAAC regular season champs with a record of 24-9 and went on to defeat U Mass in the postseason NIT before falling to Penn State. During the 2001-2001 season his team won the MAAC tournament and went on to appear in the NCAA tourney where they beat Alcorn State in the opening round before losing to Maryland, the eventual national champions. In 2002-2003 his team went 21-11 and beat Providence during the regular season and Villanova in the post season NIT, a game in which he had 9 assists. Prosper was named to the all MAAC 1st team and the NABC District 2 team in 2003. He played for 4 years with the Canadian national team and went on tp play professionally in Syria, Germany, Austria, and France. Currently he is the founder and CEO of Global Scouting Service, a company who scouts US players for professional teams.
Doremus Bennerman (1) vs Prosper Karangwa (5)
- Doremus Bennerman (1) (85%, 35 Votes)
- Prosper Karangwa (5) (15%, 6 Votes)
Total Voters: 41
Polls will remain open until 11:59pm on the 16th.
Tagged with: All Time Siena Bracket