15 - Mehmet Sahan
Mehmet Sahan
Height: 6-9
Weight: 245
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Istanbul, Turkey
High School: Tilton School
Position: F/C

2008-09: Set a new career high with eight rebounds against Hartford on 12/14....Made first career start on 11/20 at Providence. 2007-08: Had a career-high six rebounds at Albany on 11/25....Was a perfect 6-6 from the line on 12/2 at Monmouth....Had a season-high nine points at Boston College on 12/28, going a perfect 4-4 from the field...had eight points and five rebounds in 17 minutes against Fairfield on 11/18.

High School: Attended The Tilton School in New Hampshire where he played basketball for four years for coach Marcus O'Neil. Was considered one of the top 50 seniors in the New England prep school ranks, which is the most competitive prep school basketball in the country... Team won the 2007 Lake Region Championship...Averaged 15 points, eight rebounds and two assists his senior season...also starred on the under-19 Turkish National Team that reached the semifinals of the 2007 European Championships.

Personal: Son of Huseyin and Nur Sahan. Has one sibling, Marve. Majoring in economics. Favorite sports team is the San Antonio Spurs. Favorite athlete is Tim Duncan. Favorite book is Snow and favorite TV show is Prison Break. Favorite movie is Wedding Crashers. Favorite food is grilled chicken. Hopes to play professionally after graduation. Would like to have dinner with his late grandmother "because I couldn't spend enough time with her in the last years of her life."

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