Former Newberry star Sammy Monroe playing in the Philippines


Former Newberry star Sammy Monroe playing in the Philippines
Tuesday, March 23, 2010

MANILA, Philippines - Former Newberry College men's basketball star Sammy Monroe has signed to play for the Barako Coffee Masters basketball team in the Philippine Basketball Association's Fiesta Conference.

Monroe scored 39 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and dished out three assists in his PBA debut as Barako Coffee Masters defeated the Sta. Lucia Realtors, 97-93, in the season opener on Sunday.

The Philippine Star newspaper highlighted Monroe's performance after the opening game. You can read the article here: http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=560432&publicationSubCategoryId=69

To follow Monroe and the Barako Coffee Masters throughout the season, please click here: http://www.pba-online.net/team/Barako%20Coffee/