Best Performances of Former Augusta University Players in Pro Basketball
Last updated: 7/29/2019
Courtesy of Sports I.T. Solutions / Eurobasket.com
Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top former Jaguars players who continue their career in pro basketball.
#1. Greg Hire (6'7''-F-87, graduated '10, plays pro in Australia) led Rockingham Flames to an easy victory against the second-ranked Lightning (21-6) crushing them 94-73 in the Australian State League (second division) in Friday night's game. He had a double-double by scoring 15 points and getting 11 rebounds. Hire also added 6 assists in 32 minutes. Rockingham Flames (18-8) are placed fourth in SBL group. The Regular Season already ended. Hire has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages 17.4ppg, 14.1rpg, 7.0apg, 1.1bpg and 1.5spg in 17 games he played so far.
#2. Kyle Armour (6'0''-G-89, graduated '12, plays in Australia) faced previously mentioned Greg Hire in the Australian State League last game. Armour could not help Lakeside Lightning (10-8) in their last game on Friday. Despite his good performance his team was crushed94-73on the road by the lower-ranked Flames (#4) in the SBL group. Armour was the second best scorer with 13 points. The Regular Season already ended. Armour has relatively good stats this season 14.0ppg, 2.8rpg, 4.7apg and 1.8spg.
Other former Augusta University players, who play in pro basketball:
Garret Siler (7'0''-C-86) plays for Guaiqueries in Venezuelan LPB
Tommy Williams (6'5''-F-93) played for Erie Bay Hawks in the NBA G League
Ben Madgen (6'4''-G/F-85) played for HAKRO Merlins Crailsheim in German BBL
Keshun Sherrill (5'9''-PG-94) played for Den Bosch in Dutch Eredivisie
Jason Killeen (6'11''-C-85) played for Templeogue in Irish Super League
Ben Purser (6'7''-F-90) plays for Perry Lakes Hawks in Australian SBL
Benjamin Ursich (6'6''-F-96) plays for Kilsyth Cobras in Australian NBL1
Marko Cergic (6'8''-F-95) played for Hrastnik in Slovenian 2SKL
KJ Sherrill (6'8''-F/C-91) plays for Koblenz in German Regionalliga
Tamyrik Fields (6'6''-F-96) played for Augusta 706ers in the ABA
Devonte Thomas (6'5''-G/F-93) played for Merzen in German Oberliga
Notice: The list above includes only some of the Augusta University alumni playing currently in pro basketball. Check COMPLETE LIST.
|Greg Hire is last week best Jaguars alumni, who plays professional basketball (Photo: @wildcats)|