Weatheford College (2009-10)
Despite sitting out the first half of Weatherford's 2009-10 campaign with an injury, Hamga returned to the lineup in January of 2009 and averaged 8.2 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.8 blocks per game in what was a three-man rotation in the middle ... rated by JUCOjunction.com as the 35th-best JUCO player and the fourth-best JUCO center in the country.
UNLV Career (2007-09)
Used the 2007-08 season as a redshirt year after being granted qualifier status with a restriction by the NCAA ... practiced with the team in 2007-08 and was on scholarship, but could not compete in games ... finally saw action during the 2008-09 campaign ... played in just five games throughout season, averaging 1.0 points and 0.8 rebounds in 5.2 minutes a game during his freshman campaign.
A 2007 graduate of Decatur (Ill.) Christian School ... averaged 13.0 points, 12.0 rebounds and 7.0 blocked shots per game as a senior for the Warriors ... was ranked the No. 5 center in the country in 2007 by Rivals and was a five-star recruit ... was also the No. 26 overall prospect by Rivals ... coached by Alan Huss ... also played soccer.
Beas Hamga Etienne was born July 31, 1988, in Djarengol Kodeck Maroua, Cameroon ... majoring in communication management ... the son of Ngo Ndjami Sara and Hamga Martin ... has a wingspan of 7-feet, 5-inches and a standing reach of 9-feet, 6-inches.