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Sam Japhet-Mathias
Sam  Japhet-Mathias

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
London, England

High School:
City of London Academy

Height / Weight:
6-11 / 280

Position:
Center

11/11/2016

Deacs Open 2016-17 by Beating Radford, 80-59

Wake Forest led from start to finish, fueled by John Collins' first-career double-double.

11/20/2016

Wake Forest vs. Charleston

Nov. 20, 2016

OF NOTE
• Appeared in 17 games as a reserve center during his freshman season
• Set career highs with six points (3-3 FG) and four rebounds at No. 17 Xavier (Dec. 17, 2016)
• First native of Great Britain to play for the Demon Deacons in the ACC era

2016-17 SEASON (FRESHMAN)
• Appeared in 17 games off the bench
• Averaged 0.7 points and 0.9 rebounds per game
• Set career highs with six points (3-3 FG) and four rebounds at No. 17 Xavier (Dec. 17)
• Had two rebounds at No. 20 Florida State in a career-high 11 minutes in ACC debut (Dec. 28)
• Scored first four collegiate points and had one rebound at Charleston (Nov. 20)
• Made collegiate debut in season opener vs. Radford (Nov. 11)

HIGH SCHOOL
• Graduated from City of London Academy
• Attended Vermont Academy in 2014-15, helping the school reach the NEPSAC AA finals
• Consensus four-star recruit
• Ranked the No. 90 player in the class of 2016 by 247 Sports
• Played AAU basketball for the PSA Cardinals

PERSONAL
• Full name is Samuel Chukwuebuka Japhet-Mathias
• Born on March 24, 1998 in London, England
• Son of Japhet and Confidence
• Has two brothers, David and Miracle, and one sister, Goodness

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