2006-2007: Netted 20 points against Navy (11/19)...Had 10 pointa vs. Colgate (11/10)... 2005-06: Played in 26 games, starting in 20 contests . . . ranked first on the team in rebounds (5.3) and second in scoring (10.3) . . . pulled down a team-high 48 offensive rebounds . . . led the team in rebounding on nine occassions and scoring in five games . . . registered double-figures in scoring 14 times . . . erupted for a career-best 23 points while adding eight rebounds, an assist, and a steal at Lehigh (11/22) . . . tallied 17 points, five rebounds, three blocks, two steals, and an assist at UMBC (12/10) . . . recorded 15 points and five boards at Hofstra (12/14) . . . went 7-8 from the field for 16 points while pulling down eight rebounds against Albany (12/23) . . . registered 12 points and nine rebounds versus Connecticut (12/28) . . . scored nine points, six rebounds, and three steals in a victory over Colgate (1/2) . . . chipped in with 10 points at Binghamton . . . had back to back 12 point, five rebound performances vs. New Hampshire (1/14) and George Washington (1/16) . . . paced the Seawolves with 16 points and 12 rebounds against Boston University (1/19) . . . netted 10 points and six boards at Vermont (2/8) . . . added 13 points vs. Binghamton (2/11) . . . recorded 16 points at Boston University (2/19) . . . scored a team-high 14 points in the first round of the America East Tournament against UMBC (3/3).
2004-05: The only Seawolf to start all 29 games . . . finished fourth on the team in scoring (9.4 ppg.) and second in rebounding (5.2 rpg.) . . . tallied a team-high 58 offensive rebounds . . . led the team in three-point shooting (.425), hitting 31 of 73 attempts . . . shot .458 from the floor . . . scored in double figures 10 times . . . led the team in rebounding nine times . . . scored a game high of 16 points and recorded 4 rebounds in victory over Army (11/24) . . . totalled a team high of 14 points and pulled down 10 rebounds in win over Lehigh (12/4) . . .pulled down 9 rebounds in victory over Navy (12/11) . . . registered 14 points, recorded 5 assists and 6 rebounds against Northeastern (12/21) . . . recorded 12 points and 8 rebounds versus UMBC (1/5) . . . contributed 12 points and 8 rebounds in victory over Hartford (1/15) . . . scored 11 points to go along with his 5 rebounds, 2 blocks and 2 steals versus Northeastern (1/26) . . . tallied 16 points and 5 rebounds in loss to Maine (1/30) . . . recoreded 22 points and tallied 7 rebounds against New Hampshire (2/27) . . . turned in outstanding performance at the America East tournament. He totaled 14 points and five rebounds in an opening round win over Hartford (3/4) and followed that up with 22 points on 9-for-14 shooting and 10 rebounds in the quarterfinal loss to Northeastern.
2003-04: Appeared in 30 games and started 21 . . . averaged 8.4 points and a team-best 5.2 rebounds a game . . . named to the America East All-Rookie team. Recorded five points and seven rebounds in his collegiate debut against the Dartmouth Big Green (11/21) . . . posted 12 points and grabbed seven rebounds against Lehigh (11/25) . . . collected nine points, five rebounds, and five blocks in the win over Army (12/11) . . . tallied eight points, three rebounds, two blocks and two steals in the win over Hofstra (12/13) . . . grabbed eight rebounds, two steals and went 4-for-8 from the field scoring 14 points against Columbia (12/20). . . posted five rebounds, three assists, two steals and shot 6-9 from the field tallying 17 points against Brown (12/30) . . . shot 6-for-6 from the floor scoring 15 points against UMBC (1/7) . . . totaled eight points, two blocks and led the team with nine rebounds against Vermont (1/14) . . . tallied eight points and pulled down eight rebounds versus Hartford (1/17) . . . posted 12 points and led the team with 11 rebounds in the win over Albany (1/21) . . . grabbed four rebounds and scored a team-high 14 points shoting 7-for-7 from the free throw line against Binghamton (1/25) . . . tallied six points and eight rebounds versus Vermont (2/11) . . . scored a team-high 15 points, pulled down seven rebounds and handed out three steals and three assists in the win over Hartford (2/14) . . . netted 16 points, registered six rebounds, recorded three blocks, three steals and had two assists to contribute in the Seawolves victory over Albany (2/18) . . . grabbed a team-high seven rebounds versus Binghamton (2/22). . . posted 13 points and five rebounds and shot 7-of-8 from the free throw line vs. Boston University (2/26) . . . tallied nine points and seven rebounds against New Hampshire (2/29) . . . scored 13 points shooting 7-7 from the free throw line versus UMBC (3/5).
High School: Played for Matt MacMullen and earned four letters at The McDonogh School in Owings Mills, Md. . . averaged 18 points per game as a senior to grab all-county, all-metro and all-state honors . . . averaged 16 points per game as a junior . . . standout for the prestigious Baltimore Select AAU program under Jeff Bowden . . . also lettered in track & field.
Paw Prints: Michael Swaben Popoko . . .born May 7, 1985 . . .son of Veronica and John Popoko . . . brother of Rose and Anne Marie . . .favorite movie: Harlem Nights . . .favorite music group: Rocafella.