Avtodor inks Ben Emelogu

Avtodor inks Ben Emelogu

Avtodor has signed a one-year deal with the 25-year-old American forward Ben EMELOGU (196 cm, 98 kg)

Avtodor has signed a one-year deal with the 25-year-old American forward Ben EMELOGU (196 cm, 98 kg).

Last season Emelogu made his debut in proffessional basketball for the Polish side Arka Asseco Grynia. In 10 EuroCup games, the Avtodor newcomer averaged 8.7 points (43% of three-pointers), 4.2 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 0.6 steals for 21.4 minutes played. His average statistics in 17 PLK games were 7.7 points (38% of three-pointers), 3.8 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 0.9 steals for 21.1 minutes played.

In college basketball Emelogu competed for Southern Methodist University (Texas) for 4 years. The American forward helped his team to win the NCAA American Athletic Conference both in 2015 and 2017. In 2017, he was also named the All-AAC Best Sixth Player Of The Year. The Avtodor newcomer played 33 games in his senior 2017-18 NCAA season averaging 10.6 points (47% of three-pointers), 5.5 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.3 steals for 31.7 minutes.

Source: Avtodor Saratov.

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