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Next generation of Sudanese players ready to shine - Dec 9, 2005


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Today's Sudanese college players such as Marier 'Mike' Angui (211-C), Longar Longar (210-C) or Bil Duany (201-G/F) will be joined soon by more promising countrymen , as with Luol Deng (201-F-85, college: Duke) and Deng Gai (206-F-82, college: Fairfield) in the NBA, the trend of US and Canadian Colleges to sign big men out of the Sudan is gibing the next generation a chance to showcase their skills in front of a bigger audience.Major colleges got an eye on players like Nyal “Mac” Koshwal , a 6-9 post player who is making big strides at recently founded Boys to Men Prep in Chicago. Together with him, another Sudanese player could be soon in the NCAA, Thijin Moses also playing the post with his muscular 6-8 frame , is another raw diamond with plenty of upside and enrolled at Boys to Men Prep , both players are coached by the former head coach of the Chicago Julian High School where Moses and Koshwal were ruled ineligible to play in the past years. Riiny Ngot signed a letter of intent to play for Stony Brook in New York , the 7-2 center comes to the State University of New York via Canada, where he played for Father Lacombe HS in Calgary and averaged 19 points, 15 rebounds and five blocks which led to a 44th place for fifth year recruits rated by HOOPSCOOP online. Riiny will be the tallest player in the history of the school and the coaches hope that he has an immediate impact on the team. Another big talent that popped up during this year’s Basketball without Borders in South Africa is Teeng Akol , a 6-10 center/forward who just came recently to the US and is making waves at Our Savior New American School, a famous prep school that always has plenty of foreign-born talent on their roster.   More players are already on junior or community colleges like Chany Chuol , a 6-  



Martorell welcomes back Mayot - 9 months ago
B.C. Martorell Solvay (EBA) inked 19-year old Sudanese center Deng Mayot (218-97). It is actually his comeback to Martorell as he has played here before. Mayot is not a newcomer in Spanish League where he played most recently at ICL Manresa in Spanish Liga Endesa. Liga Endesa was a little too high level for him, where in two Liga Endesa games he did not score anything and had only 3 rebounds. EBA will be definitely a better match and he can see more playing time. Mayot also played that se...   [read more]

Angelo Chol
Illiabum lands Angelo Chol - 9 months ago
Newly promoted Illiabum Clube (LPB) landed 23-year old American (has also Sudanese passport) forward Angelo Chol (206-100kg-93). He just graduated from San Diego State University (NCAA). Chol has played there for the last three years. In 36 games he averaged 3.9ppg and 3.1rpg last season. Chol helped them to win the regular season and make it to the MWC Tournament final. As mentioned above he is just out of the college and it will be his first season in pro basketball. Illiabum Clube ros...   [read more]

Majok Deng
36ers tab Majok Deng - 1 Year ago
Adelaide 36ers (NBL) inked 23-year old Sudanese forward Majok Deng (208-84kg-93). He just graduated from La-Monroe (NCAA). In 30 games he averaged impressive 18.6ppg, 7.0rpg, 2.0apg and 1.6bpg last season. He helped them to make it to the final after they ended regular season as second best team. A very good season in his career as he was selected to All-Sun Belt 1st Team, NABC All-District 24 1st Team and Sun Belt All-Tournament Team. As mentioned above Deng is just out of the college an...   [read more]


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