The final first round matchup is in the 90′s region with the #4 seed Scott Knapp taking on the #5 seed Prosper Karangwa.
Scott Knapp (4) played for Siena from 1997 – 2001.His 1,381 career points rank him 14th all time. He was deadly from long range and his 293 career 3 pointers ranks him first all time at Siena. He 7th all time in assists with 393. Knapp was part of a team in 1998-1999 that went 25-6 who were the regular season and MAAC tournament champions. This led to an appearnace in the NCAA tournament, a loss to Arkansas. In 1999-2000 they 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. He was named Rookie of the Year in 1998, and the all MAAC 2nd team in 2001. Knapp went on to play professionally in both the CBA and the USBL.
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.
Scott Knapp (4) vs Prosper Karangwa (5)
- Prosper Karangwa (5) (63%, 34 Votes)
- Scott Knapp (4) (37%, 20 Votes)
Total Voters: 54
Polls will remain open until August 2 at 11:59 pm.
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