Ansong into the Mix

Emmanuel Ansong joins Vandy as a graduate transfer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Vanderbilt men’s basketball head coach Jerry Stackhouse announced the addition of graduate transfer forward Emmanuel Ansong for the upcoming 2022-23 season. The recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has one year of eligibility remaining. 

The 6’4 forward from Bordentown, New Jersey, capped a productive career in Green Bay by averaging 11.0 points and a team-high 5.0 rebounds per game in 2021-22. He led the Phoenix in rebounding in each of the last two seasons. 

“Emmanuel brings athleticism and game experience to our team,” Stackhouse said. “He has proven production at the collegiate level. His skill set complements our roster, and we are excited about what he’ll add on the court and in the locker room.”

Ansong put up double-figure points in 19 games last season highlighted by a career-high 23 points against Robert Morris.

As a junior for the Phoenix, Ansong posted 10.4 points and a team-high 5.3 rebounds per game. 

The forward began his collegiate career at Division II Wheeling University where he played his first two seasons. As a sophomore, Ansong went for 14.4 points and 7.4 rebounds per game.