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News about Young European Basketball Prospects

Living in America: Till Gloger (Maine)

February 6th, 2013 · No Comments

The University of Maine has put its name on the map through their international recruiting over the last years. Till Gloger, who comes from Germany, is one of their international freshmen this season. Here is what the Power Forward has to tell us in today’s Living in America edition.

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Living in America: Elias Desport (St. Peter’s)

February 3rd, 2013 · No Comments

In our Living in America series, we spoke with the Swedish forward Elias Desport today. He decided to go a different way than most of the Swedish prospects who signed in Southern Europe and went to the East Coast of the United States to play with St. Peter’s in Jersey City.

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Living in America: Duda Sanadze (San Diego)

January 31st, 2013 · No Comments

In the second part of our Living in America series, we spoke with the Georgian guard Duda Sanadze who has arrived to San Diego this summer.

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Europeans in the Conference Tournaments 2012

March 13th, 2012 · No Comments

This weekend were the last finals of the different Conference Tournaments in NCAA Division 1 Basketball. We take a quick look at what we could learn of the performances of some European players that were active in the different games.

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Living in America: Malte Ziegenhagen

January 31st, 2012 · 2 Comments

The NCAA option remains a very interesting career choice for a lot of German players. Malte Ziegenhagen is an atypical guard from Berlin who is currently in his freshman season with the Tulane Green Wave. Read below what the 1m95 tall Berlin native has to tell.

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Living in America: Tomasz Gielo

January 28th, 2012 · No Comments

The Polish forward Tomasz Gielo is a member of the highly talented 1993 generation from the Eastern European country. The 2m04 tall player made a very early commitment to play NCAA Basketball for the Liberty Flames which came a bit by surprise to some people. We spoke to Tomasz on what motivated him to take […]

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Living in America: Thomas de Thaey

January 24th, 2012 · 1 Comment

We start our 2011-2012 season of the Living in America series with the Belgian inside player Thomas de Thaey. He is the first freshman that we portray through a little interview and more of this kind will come in the next days and weeks.

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The Unlikeliest Champion: a book on UConn 10/11

December 15th, 2011 · No Comments

Like any other Connecticut resident, Aaron Torres grew up living and breathing University of Connecticut athletics.  After attending UConn and beginning a career as a young sportswriter, Torres has continued his passion for UConn basketball and explores the 2011 NCAA National Men’s Basketball Champions is his book, “The Unlikeliest Champion.”

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Europeans having won the NCAA National Championship

April 4th, 2011 · 4 Comments

With two Germans (Niels Giffey, Enosch Wolf) in the race to win the National Championship of NCAA Basketball tonight, I was looking backwards to see how many Europeans have so far won this trophy and what they are up to at the moment. This list is certainly not complete and it will be updated throughout […]

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NCAA Euro-Update: Final4, Recruiting + Draft News

April 3rd, 2011 · 4 Comments

With the NCAA Tournament coming to an end, it is about time to make an update on some of the Europeans involved in College Basketball as well as on what are the latest news in Recruiting and concerning the NBA Draft.

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The NCAA Tournament Euro-Schedule

March 17th, 2011 · No Comments

The NCAA College Basketball Tournament started last Thursday with the first games of the Round of the last 64. If you have already filled your bracket or want to do some last-minute March Madness betting, it is about time. We give you the road map to follow all the Europeans that have remained in the […]

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An update on Europeans in the NCAA

February 8th, 2011 · 3 Comments

With the March Madness approaching and the Conference games in full effect, it is time to make an update on the Europeans playing currently in the NCAA. Additionally, we give a little update on some of the most interesting news in terms of European Recruiting.

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Living in America: Chris Czerapowicz (Davidson)

January 27th, 2011 · No Comments

We continue our series on European Freshmen today with an interview with the Swedish Christopher Czerapowicz. After having lead the Swedish U18 National Team to Division A in 2009, the guard/forward had a major role on the U20 team this summer that won the Silver Medal and the promotion to A Division.

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Living in America: Justin Raffingtion (San Francisco)

January 19th, 2011 · No Comments

In our series about European Freshmen in the NCAA, we talk today to the German big guy Justin Raffington who came to the University of San Francisco  after his years at Urspring.

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Living in America: Niels Giffey (UConn)

January 12th, 2011 · No Comments

One of the most interesting German prospects has made the step to play College Basketball this summer. After Elias Harris in 2009, the summer of 2010 saw Niels Giffey move from ALBA Berlin to UConn and have some interesting impact right from the start. We spoke with Giffey about his current situation and what his […]

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Living in America: Alasdair Fraser (Maine)

December 21st, 2010 · No Comments

It is not the classic Basketball territory that Alasdair “Ali” Fraser is coming from. The 2m01 tall big guy is born in Falkirk/Scotland and plays this season a very interesting role with the Maine Black Bears in the America East Conference. He even got honored with a Rookie of the Week Award after his 10pts, […]

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Living in America: Aksel Bolin (Northern Illinois)

December 2nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

After having spent several seasons with the Norwegian team Asker Aliens, the 1990 born forward decided to move over the Atlantic Ocean and play College Basketball. Aksel Bolin spoke to europeanprospects.com these days about his choice and what we can expect from him in the next years.

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Living in America: Eividas Petrulis (St. Mary’s)

November 29th, 2010 · No Comments

We start the Living in America season again this winter and we present some European-born NCAA College Freshmen that have arrived in the United States this summer. To start the series, we take a look at one of the more unknown players, the 1990 born Lithuanian Forward Eividas Petrulis.

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An update on NCAA recruiting in Europe

October 10th, 2010 · No Comments

The NCAA season 2010/2011 is approaching so it is about time to take a look what happened this summer in College basketball in relation with European talent. We go over the main players recruited from the 2010 class and take a look forward to the Class of 2011 and 2012.

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Nemanja Bezbradica maybe heading to College

July 31st, 2010 · No Comments

After the huge number of College coaches present at the U17 World Championship in Hamburg, it was a matter of time before the first information leaked out about potential European names heading to College. Next to the interest generated by Mateusz Ponitka from Poland, we heard that Nemanja Bezbradica was on the list of several […]

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