Full Name:
Sam Clancy
Position:
Forward
College:
Southern California (USC)
Height:
6-7
Weight:
240
High School:
St. Edward HS (Lakewood, Ohio)
Birthdate:
May 4, 1980
Birthplace:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Statistics

NBA DRAFT 2002
Selected in second round (45th overall) by the Philadelphia 76ers.

HIGHLIGHTS
Named Second Team All-America by The Associated Press as a senior.
Concluded career as USCís all-time leading shot-blocker (195).
Started 102 of 113 games and finished third at USC in points (1,657), second in rebounding (839) and fifth in steals (134).
Originally an early entry candidate for the 2001 NBA Draft before withdrawing his name from consideration prior to the draft.
. Competed at the 2001 NBA Pre-Draft Camp and played superbly, leading all players at the camp in scoring (14 ppg) and rebounding (9.3 rpg) and shooting 55.2 percent from the field.
Posted 35 career double-doubles and was one of only 12 Trojans to score at least 30 points in a game three times.
His father, Sam Clancy Sr., played football and basketball at Pittsburgh, and went on to play defensive end in the NFL for Seattle, Cleveland and Indianapolis.


AT USC
As a senior, named Pac-10 Player of the Year, FOXSports.com All-America First Team, USBWA and Basketball Times All-America Second Team, NABC All-America Third Team and Naismith Award Finalist.
Led USC in scoring (19.1 ppg), rebounding (9.4 rpg, 30th in nation), field goal percentage (.494), blocks (1.5 bpg) and was second in steals (1.8 spg).
In Pac-10 games, was third in scoring (21.1 ppg) and second in rebounding (9.8 rpg).
Finished the season scoring in double figures in 28 consecutive games. Had a streak of 11 double-doubles.

As a junior, led USC in scoring (17.3 ppg), rebounding (7.5 rpg) and field goal percentage (50.1%).
Also led team in blocks with 81 (2.38 bpg), setting a single-season school record.
His 588 points were the fifth-most in school history.
He had a team-high nine double-doubles and scored at least 20 points a team-high 11 times.
Earned East Regional All-Tournament honors as he led USC in scoring (18.0 ppg), rebounding (10.8 rpg) and blocks (4.0 bpg) in the Trojans' four NCAA Tournament games.

Averaged 15.5 points and 6.9 rebounds as a sophomore.
Sidelined for 10 games with a broken right foot suffered against Arizona State on Jan. 20.
At the time of the injury, was averaging team highs in points (17.6 ppg), rebounds (7.8 rpg) and blocks (1.6 bpg).
Played in the final four games and averaged 8.5 points and 4.0 rebounds in 22.5 minutes.
Scored a season-high 24 points against California.

As a freshman, started 22 of 27 games and averaged 5.5 points and 5.3 rebounds.
Finished second in the Pac-10 in blocked shots (1.4 bpg) and was USCís third-leading rebounder.

STATISTICS
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1998-99 27 22 59 123 .480 30 63 .476 143 12 24 39 148 5.5
1999-00 20 16 118 239 .494 74 124 .597 139 34 17 27 310 15.5
2000-01 34 33 219 437 .501 149 226 .659 225 35 37 81 588 19.1
2001-02 32 31 236 478 .494 138 221 .624 302 53 56 52 611 19.1
TOTALS 113 102 632 1277 .495 391 634 .618 839 134 134 195 1657 14.7
Three-point field goals: 1998-99, 0-for-0 (.000); 1999-00, 0-for-2 (.000); 2000-01, 1-for-1 (1.000); 2001-02, 1-for-2(.500). Totals, 2-for-5 (.400).