Montevideo Basket Ball Club (LUB) tabbed 25-year old American center Otis Polk (206-129kg-88, college: Bowling Green). Its actually his comeback to Montevideo BC as he played here before. He also played at San Lorenzo Chivilcoy in Argentinian TNA earlier that season. The last season Polk played at Los Leones in Chilean Liga Nacional. The other team he played that season for was Anastasia. In 10 LUB games last year he averaged impressive 15.8ppg, 10.6rpg, 1.3apg and 1.8bpg. Another team Polk played that season for was Montevideo BC. In 26 LUB games he had 11.1ppg, 14.1rpg (#3 in the league) and 1.8bpg. The previous (10-11) season he played at Plymouth Raiders in British BBL. In 34 games that year he had 8.4ppg, 7.6rpg and 1.9bpg. Polks team was regular season runner-up in MAC East Division in 2009. He attended Bowling Green State University until 2010 and it will be his third season in pro basketball.
Johwen Villegas (193-F-85, college: FIU) scored 12/15 three points shots to improve the Uruguayan League record after 11 years and Trouville defeated Malvin 89-72. Villegas finished with 40 points 2 rebounds and 5 asssists. For the winner, Reque Newsome (204-C-81, college: S.Indiana, agency: Pro Sports) added 21 points and Kevin Young (206-C-84, college: Missouri, agency: Pro Sports) 10 points and 9 rebounds. Arnold Louis (201-F-90, college: Savannah St., agency: HMS) netted 28 points and... [read more]
Bigua inks Richard Chaney, ex Quebradillas - 1 day ago
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Atletico Bigua Montevideo (LUB) signed 32-year old Puerto Rican international guard Richard Chaney (196-84, college: Troy). He is a dual citizen owning also American passport. Chaney played last summer at Piratas de Quebradillas in Puerto Rican BSN league. In 32 games he had 7.0ppg, 4.1rpg and 1.6apg. The last season he played at Libertad Sunchales in Argentinian LigaA where in 17 games he recorded 9.9ppg and 5.6rpg. Chaney helped them to make it to the Argentinian Super 4 Cup Semifinals.... [read more]
Atletico Bigua Montevideo (LUB) signed 32-year old Puerto Rican international guard Richard Chaney (196-84, college: Troy). He is a dual citizen owning also American passport. Chaney played last summer at Piratas de Quebradillas in Puerto Rican BSN league. In 32 games he had 7.0ppg, 4.1rpg and 1.6apg. The last season he played at Libertad Sunchales in Argentinian LigaA where in 17 games he recorded 9.9ppg and 5.6rpg. Chaney helped them to make it to the Argentinian Super 4 Cup Semifinals. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others he won Uruguay LUB championship title in 2014. Chaney was also voted Latinbasket.com All-Uruguay LUB Player of the Year and Latinbasket.com All-Uruguay LUB Import Player of the Year in 2014. He represented Puerto Rico at the FIBA Americas in Caracas (Venezuela) three years ago. Chaney's team won Silver and his stats at that event were 9 games: 0.4ppg, 1.6rpg. Chaney is quite experienced player. He has played in six different countries on three different continents (Europe, Latin America and of course North America). Chaney has played previously professionally in Austria (Redwell Gunners Oberwart), Belgium (Gent Hawks), Germany (Eisbaeren Bremerhaven), Turkey and Uruguay (Malvin). He attended Troy University until 2007 and it will be his tenth season as a professional player. Chaney could be described:
Plays at both wing positions ... runs the floor well and can score in a variety of ways.
Hebraica Macabi, the defending champions, defeated Goes 81-66 for the Uruguayan League and its record is now 2-2. Sebastian Izaguirre (207-C-85) scored 20 points and grabbed 5 rebounds for the winner, while Leandro Garcia Morales (186-G-80, college: Texas A&M, agency: Pro Sports) added 14 points and 4 assists, Leon Gibson (206-C-91, college: Houston) scored 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Michael Hicks (196-F-76, college: Texas A&M-CC) finished with 7 points and 4 rebounds. For Goes, Sebas... [read more]
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