DURHAM, N.H. - University of New Hampshire men’s basketball head coach Bill Herrion announced on Tuesday the addition of sophomore guard Colby Santos, a transfer from James Madison University.

The Wareham, Mass. native arrives at UNH after spending two seasons with The Dukes in the Colonial Athletic Association. Santos, a 6’5” guard/forward averaged 4.1 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 1.1 steals while playing 28.2 minutes per game. Santos tallied a career-high 15 points vs. conference champion Virginia Commonwealth University and notched a career-best 11 rebounds against Virginia Military Institute. He led the team in assist to turn over ratio.

“We’re very happy to get Colby. He is coming from a quality program in JMU. We like his versatility as a player and he will be able to play three positions for us, “ said head coach Bill Herrion. “Sitting out a year will allow him to work on his game and improve while getting stronger physically,” he added.

Santos will be reunited alongside former AAU teammates and current Wildcat cagers Brandon Odom (Dorchester, Mass.) and sophomore guard Tyrece Gibbs (Brockton, Mass.). Santos also squared off against Gibbs when the two met on the high school hardwood of Thayer Academy.
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