Frank Tchuisi
Frank Tchuisi

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Douala, Cameroon

High School:
St. Benedict's

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 215

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
03/12/1986

Experience:
3L

VILLANOVA: Brings raw tools and a desire to learn ... Gives great effort in practice and is slowly absorbing nuances of the game ... A quality shot-blocker and rebounder ... A quiet leader on this club.

2008-09 Season: Played in 23 games with one start, averaging 0.9 points and 0.7 rebounds per game ... Credited with one assist and one blocked shot ... Made 7-of-17 (.412) from the field and 7-of-13 (.538) from the foul line ... Logged a total of 78 minutes (3.4 minutes per game).

2008-09 Big East Regular Season: Appeared in 12 games with one start ... Played a total of 17 minutes and had a blocked shot ... Went 1-of-2 (.500) from the field and 1-of-2 (.500) at the foul line.

2008-09 Postseason: Saw action in NCAA Tournament wins over UCLA and Duke ... Matched his season and career high with four points in the win over Duke ... Also had a rebound in the game ... Averaged 2.0 points and 0.5 rebounds in tournament play.

2008-09 Highlights: Played 11 minutes in the season opener against Albany on November 14 and had two points and three rebounds ... One game later against Fordham on November 17 played a career-high 14 minutes with four points and one rebound, going 2-of-3 from the field ... Tallied three points and a career-high five rebounds in eight minutes against Towson on November 28 ... Played five minutes against No. 3 Connecticut on January 21 and had two points and one rebound, making his only shot attempt from the field ... Played one minute against Duke in NCAA Tournament regional semifinal and had four points and one rebound while making 2-of-2 from the field.

2007-08: Logged 13 minutes over a total of nine games played ... Averaged 0.3 points and 0.7 rebounds per game ... Has made one field goal and one free throw and has six rebounds.

Postseason: Saw action in each of the three NCAA Tournament games ... Collected a pair of rebounds in the win over Siena ... Did not play in either BIG EAST Tournament game.

Regular Season: Played in six games and totaled 12 minutes, tallying three points and four rebounds ... Went 1-of-1 from the field and had a rebound in five minutes against Penn.

Big East Regular Season: Played six minutes across four games ... Made a free throw in win over South Florida and blocked a shot in win over West Virginia ... Played three minutes in the South Florida game and attempted three field goals.

2006-07: Appeared in 13 regular season games ... Scored one point in three minutes of a 64-51 win over La Salle on Dec. 23 ... Picked up one rebound in five minutes of a 108-61 win over Rider on Dec. 20 ... Scored two points and added a blocked shot in a 99-89 win at Penn on Dec. 2 ... Did not score in eight minutes of action in a 72-44 win at Stony Brook on Nov. 30 ... Recorded the first points of his career with a put-back bucket in an 89-60 win against Iowa on Nov. 20 in the U.S. Virgin Islands .. Notched a career high nine minutes and grabbed one rebound in a 97-60 win over Northwood on Nov. 11.

2005-2006: Averaged 2.6 minutes per game in 8 contests ... Averaging 0.5 rebounds per game ... Contributed one assist and one steal in four minutes of a 98-57 win over La Salle on Dec. 22 at the Pavilion ... Grabbed two rebounds in four minutes of an 84-47 win over Lehigh on Nov. 27 ... Notched the first blocked shot of his career in a 78-35 win over Stony Brook on Nov. 18.

ST. BENEDICT'S HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged nine points, eight rebounds and five blocked shots for coach Danny Hurley's 28-1 club ... Emigrated from Cameroon in 2002 ... Received an academic excellence award and was an honor student.

PERSONAL: A Finance major who is fluent in five languages, including French and German ... Parents are Abel Tchuisi and Rose Leukwe ... Siblings include Nelly (23), Sandrine (20), Michelle (19), Stephanie (14) and Audrey (11) ...Born March 12, 1986.

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