Best Performances of Former Augusta University Players in Pro Basketball
Last updated: 2/18/2019
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. Experienced Ben Madgen (6'4''-G/F-85, graduated '10, plays pro in Germany) contributed to a HAKRO Merlins Crailsheim's victory against the 12th-ranked BBC Bayreuth (9-10) 97-90 in the German BBL in Wednesday night's game. He had a double-double by scoring 10 points and getting 12 rebounds in 31 minutes. HAKRO Merlins Crailsheim (4-16) is placed second from the bottom (#17) in the BBL. It was HAKRO Merlins Crailsheim's first victory after four consecutive loses. Madgen has relatively good stats this year 14.2ppg, 5.1rpg and 1.8apg in 19 games he played so far.
#2. Greg Hire (6'7''-F-87, graduated '10, plays in Australia). He could not help one of league's weakest teams Perth Wildcats (18-10) to beat United (18-10) in the Australian NBL. Hire scored 6 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Perth Wildcats were defeated 81-70 on the road by the leading United. It was Perth Wildcats' first loss after six consecutive victories. The Regular Season already ended. It's Hire's first season with the team. This year he averages 1.9ppg and 2.9rpg.
#3. Marko Cergic (6'8''-F-95, graduated '15, currently in Slovenia) was not able to help Hrastnik in their game against Medvode (10-6) in the Slovenian 2SKL (second division). Cergic scored 9 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 26 minutes. But Hrastnik was crushed 84-56 on the opponent's court by the higher-ranked (#4) Medvode. Cergic has relatively good stats this year 13.5ppg and 4.8rpg in 17 games.
#4. KJ Sherrill (6'8''-F/C-91, graduated '14, plays pro in Germany) managed to help SG Luetzel-Post Koblenz to win against the seventh-ranked Giessen Pointers (9-10) crushing them 85-60 in the German Regionalliga (fourth division) in Saturday night's game. He scored only 4 points and grabbed 7 rebounds. SG Luetzel-Post Koblenz (17-2) is placed second in South-West group. This season Sherrill averages 9.3ppg, 3.6rpg and 1.3apg.
Other former Augusta University players, who play in pro basketball:
Keshun Sherrill (5'9''-PG-94) plays for Den Bosch in Dutch Eredivisie
Tommy Williams (6'5''-F-93) plays for Erie Bay Hawks in the NBA G League
Ben Purser (6'7''-F-90) plays for Perry Lakes Hawks in Australian SBL
Jason Killeen (6'11''-C-85) plays for Templeogue in Irish Super League
Kyle Armour (6'0''-G-89) plays for Lakeside Lightning in Australian SBL
Garret Siler (7'0''-C-86) played for Leones in Ecuadorian National League few monts ago
Notice: The list above includes only some of the Augusta University alumni playing currently in pro basketball. Check COMPLETE LIST.