Samhan headed Down Under

Former Saint Mary’s center Omar Samhan is joining the legion of Gaels playing professional basketball in Australia.  The San Ramon native signed to play for the North West Tall Timbers Thunder and is expected to join the team in early February.

He joins Ben Allen, Matthew Hodgson, Stephen Holt, Garrett Jackson, Daniel Kickert, Clint Steindl, Lucas Walker and Mitchell Young by playing professionally in Australia.

All total, 24 former Saint Mary’s players are currently playing professionally throughout the world in eight different countries.

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About Richard Kilwien

Associate AD at the University of Texas at Arlington
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