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Full Name: Samuel Lonzo Hoskin
Position: Forward
Height/Weight: 6-9 (2.06 m)/ 250 (113.4 kg)
Birthdate: December 29, 1979 (Detroit, Mich.)
High School: Bishop Borgess HS (Detroit, Mich.)
College: DePaul

Eastern Kentucky
Three-point field goals: 1999-00, 0-for-6 (.000).

Schoolcraft JC (MI)
Three-point field goals: 2000-01, 15-for-51 (.294).

Three-point field goals: 2001-02, 18-for-46 (.391); 2002-03, 12-for-38 (.316). Totals: 30-for-84 (.357).

Career Highlights: Finished career with two seasons at DePaul after starting career at Eastern Kentucky and routing through Schoolcraft College in Livonia, Mich. Sat out the 1998-99 season at Eastern Kentucky as a partial qualifier. Scored 1,116 career points at the NCAA Division I level. Was a Third Team Conference USA selection as a senior.

Senior (2002-03): Averaged team-leading 15.6 points and 7.6 rpg (2nd on team). Ranked fourth in C-USA in both field goal percentage and free throw percentage, ranked ninth in rebounding, and 12th in scoring. Recorded a 22-point, 12-rebound double-double while shooting 8-for-9 from the field at East Carolina. Tallied 23 points and 12 rebounds vs. Houston. Posted 21 points and a season-high 14 rebounds vs. Louisville. Registered 24 points at North Carolina in the NIT. Set a school record with 38 consecutive free throws.

Junior (2001-02): Led team in rebounding eight times and led team in scoring three times. Scored season-high 26 points in season opener vs. Fordham. Posted consecutive 16-point, 12-rebound games vs. Long Island and Chicago State. Grabbed 11 rebounds and put in the game-winning tip-in basket at Temple.

Sophomore (2000-01): At Schoolcraft, ranked eighth nationally in scoring (23.8 ppg) and 11th in rebounding (10.0 rpg). Scored season-high 35 points vs. Alpena CC (MI). Scored 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in the rematch. Tallied 27 points in Region XII finals vs. Vincennes (Ind.), helping Schoolcraft to its first NJCAA Tournament appearance. Posted 25 points vs. Wabash Valley in the NJCAA tournament and made the All-Tournament Team. Was named MVP of Region XII and earned honorable mention NJCAA All-America honors.

Freshman (1999-00): At Eastern Kentucky, posted team-leading averages 15.7 points and 8.0 rebounds. Recorded career-high 31 points at Tennessee State. Scored 16 points and grabbed career-high 18 rebounds vs. American. Named to the Ohio Valley Conference All-Newcomer Team and also earned Honorable Mention All-Conference honors.

Personal: Majoring in Communications. He and wife Tiffany have two children, Justin and Samiah, with a third on the way.