SETON HALL UNIVERSITY
Darius Lane 6'4 215 G
Pirates’ leading returning scorer was is an explosive scorer with great range. Became 30th player in school history to reach the 1,000-point mark in his career and just the third to do so in two seasons. Has 1,014 points, ranking him 29th on the all-time list. Ranks third on Seton Hall’s career list for 3-point field goals made (194) and fourth in 3-pointers attempted (515). Has scored in double figures in all but nine games of his career.
2000-01: All-BIG EAST Honorable Mention. Named to the All-Metropolitan 3rd Team. Averaged 16.9 points and 4.8 rebounds while leading the BIG EAST in 3-point field goals (3.3). Hit 103 3-point field goals, the second best single-season total in SHU history. Scored 21 points vs. Alabama in NIT to surpass 1,000 in his career. Tied career-high with 31 points at Illinois, while hitting seven 3-pointers, and was named CBS’ Chevrolet Player of the Game. Netted a team-high 29 points in win at Clemson, while hitting a career-high seven 3-pointers, the second best in school history. BIG EAST Player of the Week for Dec. 11.
1999-00: Team’s leading scorer with 15.3 points, while shooting 41.3% from the field in first year with Pirates. Named to BIG EAST All-Rookie Team. Chosen as Metropolitan Rookie of the Year and named to the All-Met 3rd Team. Seton Hall’s Sophomore Male Co-Athlete of the Year. Averaged 17.1 points in BIG EAST games. Was named Six-time BIG EAST Rookie of the Week six times. Posted career-highs of 31 points and nine rebounds at Villanova, while hitting his first seven field goals. Had 20 points and game-winning three-pointer in upset of #4 Syracuse. Named to BB&T Classic All-Tournament Team.
High School: All-Minnesota First Team selection… Averaged 27.1 points and 12.1 rebounds as a senior at Totino-Grace High School. Honorable Mention All-USA by USA Today… Also earned All-Metro and All-Conference honors. Scored 2,078 points in his career as a four-year starter. Led Totino-Grace to a 77-21 record during that time, and a third-place finish in the state’s Class 3A Tournament his senior year. Averaged 24.7 points as a junior and 22.9 points as a sophomore.
Lane is a strong defender who is an excellent shooter. His ability to take the ball to the basket has improved greatly since his first season. He is a potential NBA player, but could wind up playing in the NBDL, CBA, or overseas.
Charles Manga 6'11 250 C
Strong rebounder and post defender. Named team captain for the 2001-2002 season.
2000-01: Averaged 2.0 points and 1.8 rebounds. Grabbed eight rebounds in second Pittsburgh game. Started Providence game and recorded six points and four rebounds in season-high 25 minutes.
1999-00: Starting center in the first 10 games and 11 overall. Averaged 1.6 points and 2.5 rebounds. Scored seven points on 3-for-3 shooting in 12 minutes of action vs. Oklahoma State in the NCAA East Regional Semifinals. Had four rebounds and two assists in 10 minutes against West Virginia. Scored eight points against George Washington.
1998-99: Chosen as the team’s Most Improved Player… Only Pirate other than Duane Jordan to start all 30 games. Averaged 3.5 ppg and 5.3 rpg, second best on the team. Reached double figures in rebounds three times, grabbing 10 each in win over Army, win over Georgetown and in loss to Notre Dame. Scored 10 points at Pittsburgh for his second double-figure game of the year.
High School: Averaged 14.7 points, 15.7 rebounds aand 4.8 blocks per game, as a senior at Adelphi Academy in New York… Also averaged. Was named to the New York Daily News’ All-Private Schools Team…
Manga is an ever improving post player who leaves it all on the court. He has improved a great deal in his time at Seton Hall, and only will get better. Manga has a lot of untapped potential, and can play professionally, whether it be in the United States or overseas.
Ty Shine 6'0 180 G
Provides Seton Hall with a solid backup point guard, capable of starting who can also play the off-guard spot.
2000-01: Averaged 9.6 points and 2.5 assists in 31 games off the bench. Netted 22 points vs. St. John’s in the first round of the BIG EAST Tournament. Scored 15 points at Rutgers. Netted a season-high 25 points on 8-for-12 shooting vs. Providence, one shy of his career-high. Had 19 points vs. Norfolk State, shooting 5-for-8 from the field and 4-for-6 from 3-point range. Scored 16 points against St. Peter’s... Came off the bench to notch 11 points and hand out six assists in win over Rider. Toured Italy with the NIT All-Stars in the summer.
1999-00: Played in all 31 games, averaging 7.7 points and 1.9 assists. Led team with three game-winning baskets. Came off the bench to notch a career-high 26 points, including 7-of-11 three-pointers, to lead the Pirates to the upset of #5 Temple in the NCAA Second Round. He added five assists and hit what would turn out to be the game-winning 3-pointer with 18.9 seconds left. Was named Chevrolet’s “Player of the Game” for his efforts against Temple. Averaged 8.1 points in BIG EAST play. Had 16 points and three assists in 22 minutes of play in Seton Hall’s BIG EAST Tournament win over Providence. Had 10 points and two assists in overtime win over Rutgers, including game-winning layup with :34 left in overtime. Scored season-high 18 points in 22 minutes against West Virginia.
1998-99: Scored 7.8 ppg overall and 7.2 ppg in BIG EAST play. Averaged 21 minutes overall per game, but 28 in the final eight games… Saw action in all 30 games and was the starter in seven of the last eight. Reached double-figures in only his third collegiate game, scoring 12 points in win over St. Peter’s… Scored 11 points and dished out a career-high nine assists in win over Kean… Scored 11 points while hitting 3-of-3 3-point attempts in Pirates’ win at Syracuse… Netted 17 points on 6-of-12 shooting in win over Army… Scored 12 points vs. Boston College… Made his first start at Miami. Scored career-high 18 points in win over Pittsburgh, while handing out five assists… Started at West Virginia and sparked team to victory with career-high 19 points (6-for-12 shooting) to go along with seven assists.
High School: As a senior at Withrow High School in Cincinnati in he averaged 16.0 point. Hit 48 percent from the floor, 70 percent from the line and contributed 5.0 assists and 3.0 steals per game. Earned All-Cincinnati and All-League honors.
Shine is an excellent player who plays strong perimeter defense. He has the ability to play either the point guard or shooting guard position. There may not be a more clutch player in the Big East, because he will always strep up and take the big shot. He has the ability to play professionally, whether it be in the NBDL, CBA, or overseas.