Career Notes Has played in 41 consecutive games entering the 2014-15 season with 34 straight starts ... One of two returning players to start every game during the 2013-14 campaign. ... Averaged 5.2 points and 3.3 rebounds through his sophomore season ... Led the Pirates in rebounding eight times during his career.
As A Sophomore (2013-14) Game-By-Game Statistics
Started all 34 games, averaging 8.7 points, 5.2 rebounds and 23.0 minutes per game ... Led the Pirates in field goal percentage shooting 51.4 percent from the floor; ranking 12th in Conference USA ... Second on the team in rebounding with 177 total boards ... Ranked 13th in the league with 2.4 offensive rebounds per game ... Averaged a team-best 6.2 rebounds per game in conference play ... Scored double figures in 14 games ... Longest double figure scoring streak of the season was five games ... Netted a career-best 17 points against VMI and then again versus Rice ... Grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds vs. Louisiana Tech ... Recorded his first career double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds at Florida Atlantic ... Led ECU in rebounding in seven games ... Garnered double digit rebounds in three games ... Also blocked multiple shots in three games ... Was a perfect 5-of-5 from the field against Campbell ... Made 9-of-12 free throws in a game twice ... Sank the first 3-point field goal of his career to open the game against Norfolk State ... Played more than 30 minutes in five games, including a season-best 39 at FIU.
As A Freshman (2012-13) Game-By-Game Statistics
Appeared in 27 games, averaging 0.9 points, 0.9 rebounds and 4.1 minutes per game ... Played double digit minutes in three games with a season-best 14 at Charlotte ... Shot 45.8 percent from the floor (11-24) ... Scored two points in two minutes in his ECU debut against Washington & Lee, grabbing one rebound ... Scored six points against St. Andrews ... Ten of his 24 rebounds during the season came in back-to-back games against Charlotte and St. Andrews, grabbing five boards in each game ... Netted five points against Rice, going 2-of-2 from the floor and 1-of-2 at the free throw line.
High School Averaged 21.4 points, 9.1 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game as a senior at
Red Land High School ... Shot 55 percent from the floor and 73 percent at the free throw line ... Two-time all-state 4A selection, first player in school history to earn multiple all-state honors ... Three-time Patriot News Big 15 selection ... Graduated as the school's all-time leading scorer (1,697 points) ... Scored a school
record 42 points against Lower Dauphin High School as a senior ... Coached by Scott Slayton ... Four-year letterman ... Team captain ... Led the Patriots to a second-place finish at the district championships as a junior and a trip to the quarterfinals of the state playoffs.
Personal Full name is Michael Anthony Zangari ... Son of Stephanie and Alex Zangari ... Born May 21, 1993 ... Has two brothers, Dan (24) and Alex (12), and three sisters, Nikki (21), Cassie (17) and Chrissy (12) ... Academic major is undeclared ... AAU team was Advanced Hoops.