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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-  



Syracuse basketball recruiting moves onto 7-1 center Majur Majak from Sudan - 1 month ago
Even before Nate Roberts announced that he would attend the University of Washington, the Syracuse coaches had been quietly increasing their pursuit of another big man prospect. While Roberts, a 6-foot-11 forward from Brewster Academy, did wind up picking Washington over Syracuse and Nebraska, the Orange coaches are interested in an intriguing recruit from Sudan by way of New Jersey. Majur Majak(7'1''-C/F), a 7-foot-1 senior center, has become the subject of Syracuse's recruiting efforts,...   [read more]

Peter Jok
Phoenix Suns waive Jok - 1 month ago
Phoenix Suns (NBA) waived 23-year old Sudanese guard Peter Jok (198-91kg-94, college: Iowa). Jok has never been drafted by the NBA. He just graduated from University of Iowa and it is his first season as a pro. Jok was voted All-Big Ten 1st Team in 2017 at his college time. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in NBA   [read more]

Peter Jok
Peter Jok signs at Phoenix Suns - 3 months ago
Phoenix Suns (NBA) landed 23-year old Sudanese guard Peter Jok (198-91kg-94). He just graduated from Iowa (NCAA). Jok has played there for the last four years. In 32 games he averaged impressive 19.9ppg, 5.5rpg, 2.6apg and 1.1spg last season. Jok helped them to make it to the NIT Sweet 16. and they also made it to the NIT Sweet 16. It was a very successful season in his career as he was selected to All-Big Ten 1st Team. Jok has never been drafted by the NBA. As mentioned above he is just...   [read more]


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