Brown Men’s Basketball Welcomes Six Newcomers In 2020-2021
Brown University Press Release
Providence, R.I. – Brown men’s basketball coach Mike Martin and the Bears’ coaching staff has assembled a talented incoming recruiting class, who will arrive at College Hill in the fall. The class features five freshmen – Felix Kloman (Ipswich, MA), Kimo Ferrari (San Diego, CA), Prince Moses (Slidel, LA), Malachi Ndur (St. Thomas, Ontario) and Zachary Taylor (Austin, TX)– along with junior college transfer Tyler Brown (Wichita, KS).
“We are very pleased with this strong group of newcomers,” said Martin. “These young men have all achieved numerous accolades and been a part of much winning with their previous programs. They will all have the chance to significantly impact our program over their time at Brown. Adding these six to the talented core of returning players, we feel confident that our program will continue to take steps towards an Ivy League Championship.”
6-0, 175, Guard
Derby High School
Hutchinson Community College
Hutchinson Community College: Averaged 12.8 points per game in 2020…Connected on 56 treys…All-Jayhawk Conference selection…Shot 80.1-percent from the free throw line…Scored a season high 26 points against Monroe College.
High School Honors: First Team All-State as a senior…Three-time First Team All-League…All-Metro Team in 2017…Also played football and ran track.
Personal:The son of Lezlee and Christopher Brown and Kimberly Thompson…Has five siblings, Zach Brown, Nathan Brown, Shaelea Brown, Brock Thompson and Cole Center…Enjoys golf, lifting weights and spending time with his brothers…Plans to concentrate in Mechanical Engineering.
6-5, 190, Guard
High School Honors: EIL League MVP…All-NEPSAC selection…1,000 point career scorer…Averaged 21 points, eight rebounds and six assists per game as a senior…Elected president of the student body in high school.
Personal:The son of Kelly Schwenkmeyer and Edward Kloman…Has a sibling, Lucca…Enjoys Student government, reading, Improv Comedy and participating in radio and podcasts…Undecided on his concentration.
6-0, 185, Guard
San Diego, California
Francis Parker High School
High School Honors: Two-time First Team San Diego All-County…Two-year San Diego All-Academic Team…Team Most Valuable Player as a sophomore, junior and senior…Named to Honor Roll for three years.
Personal:The son of Elizabeth and James Ferrari…Has a sister, Paulina, and a brother, Vincent…Enjoys watching sports, playing outside, and hanging around friends…Plans to concentrate in Economics.
6-7, 215, Forward
Northfield Mount Hermon
High School Honors: Second Team All-New England (NEPSAC AAA)…Broke the NMH record for rebounds in a season with 317…MacDonald’s All-American nominee…Averaged 12.6 points and 8.6 rebounds per game in 2020.
Personal:The son of Berthe and Hans Ngodock…Has one sibling, Yohane…Plans to concentrate in Performing Arts.
6-8, 215, Forward
St. Thomas, Ontario
High School Honors: Athlete of the Year at Cushing Academy in 2017…Sportsmanship Award recipient in 2020…Earned High Honors from 2018-2020 and Honors from 2015-2020…Earned the Business Award…Physical Education Award in 2016…Played for the Canadian Youth National Team…Defensive Player of the Year in 2017…Leadership Award recipient 2017-2019.
Personal:The son of Angela and Rumun Ndur…Father, Rumun, played in the NHL from 1996-2009 with the NY Rangers, Buffalo Sabers and Atlanta Thrashers…Has a younger sibling, Akadia…Enjoys reading, music, cooking and soccer…Undecided on his concentration.
6-2, 185, Guard
Northfield Mount Hermon
High School Honors: Ranked as the #13 player in the State of Massachusetts in 2020…Averaged 12.4 ppg at Northfield Mt. Hermon where he scored a career high 33 points…NEPSAC honorable mention All-Conference selection…Also attended St. Stephen’s Episcopal School where he was a four-year starter and named to the Southwest Prep (SPC) All-Conference team for three years…Texas Top 100 player in 2019…Led St. Stephen’s to the state championship as a freshman…Also ran track where he led St. Stephen’s to the SPC Track & Field Championship and was named All-SPC in 2017…Member of the 4×100 relay team that holds the school record.
Personal:The son of Michelle and Martin Taylor…Has a twin sister, Zoe, and a sister Ella…Plans to concentrate in Finance.