Hippolyte Tsafack
Hippolyte Tsafack

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Yaoundé, Cameroon

High School:
The Miller School (Va.)

Position:
Manager

Experience:
1L

Major:
Accounting (Graduated August of 2013)


12/26/2013

Memphis Basketball Notes Vs. Jackson State

Saturday's Tigers-Tigers match-up scheduled for an 11 a.m. (CT) tip at FedExForum.

12/20/2013

Memphis Basketball Notes Vs. Southeast Missouri

Tigers to host Redhawks in a 7 p.m. (CT) game Saturday at FedExForum.

12/16/2013

Memphis Basketball/Jimmy V Classic Vs. Florida Notes

Tigers to meet Gators in a top-25 match-up at Madison Square Garden Tuesday.

12/13/2013

Twenty-Four Student-Athletes Graduating Saturday

11/11/2011

Memphis Cruises to Victory in Final Exhibition Game

Opens Regular Season Tuesday on ESPN

03/17/2014

Memphis Basketball: ESPN College Game Day Sights and Sounds

Check out some of the sights and sounds from the college game day experience where the tigers took on the gonzaga bulldogs

01/27/2014

Memphis Basketball Puts on Dunk Show in 82-59 Win Over Houston

Watch the full highlights and recap of the Tigers' first AAC home win on Thursday night, cruising past the Houston Cougars 82-59.

01/27/2014

Memphis Basketball Wins Third Straight, Downing USF 80-58

Highlights and recap of the Tigers' 80-58 win over the USF Bulls on Sunday afternoon in FedExForum.

01/22/2014

Memphis Basketball: On the Road To Philadelphia

Take a behind the scenes look at the Memphis men's basketball trip to the City of Brotherly Love to take on American Athletic Conference foe Temple. Go Tigers!

01/14/2014

Memphis Basketball Knocks Off No. 12 Louisville on the Road

Highlights and full recap of the Tigers upset win over the No. 12 and reigning national champion Louisville Cardinals on the road Thursday night.

03/20/2014

Memphis NCAA Tournament Second Round Practice Day

Memphis NCAA Tournament Second Round Practice Day on March 20, 2014, in Raleigh, N.C.

02/28/2012

Memphis vs UCF

Memphis vs UCF at FedExForum in Memphis, Tenn., on February 28, 2012. Photos by Joe Murphy

10/14/2011

2011 Memphis Madness

The 2011 Memphis Madness at the FedExForum on October 14, 2011.

Career
Graduated from the University of Memphis with a bachelor's degree in accounting in August of 2013 ... Declared medically unable to play due to continued soreness in his knees ... Will serve as a team manager in 2013-14 ...

Has played in 16 games ... Averaging 0.9 points and 0.4 rebounds ... Has one blocked shot ... Shooting 55.6 percent from the field and 62.5 percent from the free throw line ... Received a redshirt for the 2010-11 season after suffering a knee injury in late December and did not play the remainder of the campaign.

Honors
Member of the Tiger 3.0 Club for the 2012 spring semester.

Team Achievements
Helped lead Memphis to back-to-back Conference USA Tournament championships in 2011 and 2012 ... The Tigers also won the 2011-12 Conference USA regular-season title, overcoming a one-game deficit to win the crown by two games in the last two weeks of league play ... Memphis played in consecutive NCAA Tournaments in 2011 and 2012 ... The Tigers posted back-to-back, 25-win campaigns in 2010-11 (25-10 record) and 2011-12 (26-9).

2011-12 Season (Redshirt Freshman)
Played in 13 games ... Averaged 0.9 points and 0.4 boards ... Shot 57.1 percent from the floor and 66.7 percent from the charity stripe ...

Postseason (NCAA/C-USA Tournaments): Played in two postseason games, with both coming in the Conference USA Tournament ... Saw one minute of action in the C-USA Tournament championship game win over Marshall ... Tied a season high with five minutes played in the C-USA Tournament semifinal game victory over UCF ... Scored three points (1-of-2 FG, 1-of-1 FT) and grabbed one rebound vs. the Knights ... The one FG made and two FG attempts tied career bests ...

Conference USA play: Saw action in seven league contests ... Averaged 1.3 points and 0.6 rebounds ... Shot 75 percent from the field and 100 percent from the free throw line ... Played two minutes vs. Tulsa in the regular-season finale (road win) and four minutes vs. UCF in the regular-season home finale (win) ... Pulled down one rebound in a road win at Marshall ... Scored two points (1-of-1 FG) in a home victory over East Carolina ... Scored two points (1-of-2 FG) and grabbed one board in a home win over Rice ... Netted a career-best five points in a road win at Houston ... Scored the five points on a perfect shooting game (1-of-1 FG, 3-of-3 FT) ... The three FT made and three FT attempts were career highs and the one FG made tied a career best ... Also pulled down a career-high two rebounds vs. the Cougars.

Non-conference play (regular season games only): Played in four non-league games ... Saw one minute of game action in a home win over Robert Morris ... Played a season-high five minutes in a home victory over Austin Peay ... Saw three minutes of action in a home victory over Jackson State ... Saw first game action of season (four minutes) in a win over Tennessee in the Maui Invitational.

2010-11 Season (Freshman)
Saw action in three games ... Averaged 1.0 points and 0.3 rebounds ... Shot 50 percent from the field and 50 percent from the charity stripe ... Had one blocked shot ... Started the season as a redshirt, but the redshirt came off in mid-December as a result of Wesley Witherspoon's injury and Angel Garcia's decision to play professional basketball overseas ... After playing in three games, suffered a knee injury in a Dec. 27 practice and did not see any game action the remainder of the campaign ... Received a redshirt for the 2010-11 season ...

Non-conference play (regular season games only): Played in three non-conference games ... Averaged 1.0 points and 0.3 boards ... Shot 50 percent from the floor and 50 percent from the free throw line ... Had one blocked shot ... Suffered a knee injury in a Dec. 27 practice and missed the remainder of the season ... Played two minutes in a home setback to Georgetown ... Grabbed first career rebound in a home win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ... Played four minutes vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ... Saw a career-high 10 minutes of action in a home win over Austin Peay ... Scored a season-best three points (1-of-1 FG/1-of-2 FT) vs. the Governors ... Recorded his first career blocked shot vs. Austin Peay.

High School
Originally from Cameroon and moved to the United States in 2007 ...

Played his final season of prep basketball at The Miller School in Charlottesville, Va., in 2009-10 ... The Miller School moved to Virginia Independent School Athletic Association (VISAA) Division 1 in 2009-10 (played VISAA Division 2 in 2008-09) ... Helped the Mavericks advance to VIS Division 1 state semifinals ... Posted a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds in the state semifinal loss ... In the VIS Division I state quarterfinal win over Fork Union, posted a double-double of 20 points and 15 boards ...

Named to the 2009-10 VISAA Division 1 All-State first team ... Selected to 2009-10 Charlottesville Daily Progress'All-Central Virginia second team ... Following the 2009-10 season, played in the Jack Jones Shootout in Memphis, Tenn. ...

Averaged a double-double of 14.2 points and 11.4 rebounds for the Mavericks in 2009-10 ... Also averaged 1.9 blocks per game ... Netted double figures in 16 games, including four 20-point performances ... Pulled down double-digit boards in 15 games, including a season-high 21 rebounds in a regular season victory over Blue Ridge (90-83) ...

Rated the No. 5 "sleeper" of the July 2009 recruiting period, according to nationalhoopsreport.blogspot.com ... Rated the No. 20 center in the nation by Scout.com ... ESPN.com ranked him among the country's top power forwards ...

In 2008-09 as a junior, averaged 11.7 points, 10.5 rebounds and 1.6 blocked shots for The Miller School ... Helped lead the Mavericks to a 26-3 overall record ... The Miller School won its first VISAA Division 2 state championship in 2008-09 ... Scored 13 points and grabbed six rebounds in the Mavericks' 69-61 state title game victory over Atlantic Shores Christian.

Personal
Birthday is May 9.

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