Eurobasket Pro Report

Best Performances of Former Augusta University Players in Pro Basketball 

Last updated: 6/10/2019

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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) was the major contributor in a Rockingham Flames' victory against the tenth-ranked Suns (7-10) 108-98 in the Australian State League (second division) last Saturday. He had a triple-double by scoring 20 points, grabbing 18 rebounds and passing 10 assists in 32 minutes. Rockingham Flames (12-5) are placed fifth in SBL group. Hire has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages 17.5ppg, 11.9rpg, 9.0apg, 1.7bpg and 2.2spg in 10 games he played so far.

   #2. Ben Purser (6'7''-F-90, graduated '11, plays in Australia) led Perry Lakes Hawks to a victory against the 14th-ranked Slammers (0-16) 99-85 in the Australian State League (second division) on Saturday night. Purser scored 18 points, had 9 boards, passed 9 assists and added 3 steals. Perry Lakes Hawks (15-3) are placed in SBL group. It's Purser's sixth season with the team. He has relatively good stats this year 12.9ppg, 5.9rpg, 6.1apg and 2.3spg.

   #3. Kyle Armour (6'0''-G-89, graduated '12, currently in Australia) contributed to an easy victory against the 12th-ranked Magic (4-12) crushing them 93-66 in the Australian State League (second division) in Saturday night's game. Armour scored 12 points and added 6 assists in 28 minutes. Lakeside Lightning (10-8) is placed in SBL group. Armour has very impressive stats this year 15.5ppg, 2.9rpg, 5.2apg and 2.2spg in 16 games. 

Other former Augusta University players, who play in pro basketball:

Keshun Sherrill (5'9''-PG-94) plays for Den Bosch in Dutch Eredivisie
Ben Madgen (6'4''-G/F-85) plays for HAKRO Merlins Crailsheim in German BBL
Garret Siler (7'0''-C-86) plays for Guaiqueries in Venezuelan LPB
Tommy Williams (6'5''-F-93) plays for Erie Bay Hawks in the NBA G League
Henry McCarthy (6'9''-F-91) played for Kongsberg in Norwegian BLNO few monts ago
Jason Killeen (6'11''-C-85) plays for Templeogue in Irish Super League
Devonte Thomas (6'5''-G/F-93) played for DMV Warriors in the ABA last year
Benjamin Ursich (6'6''-F-96) plays for Kilsyth Cobras in Australian NBL1
Marko Cergic (6'8''-F-95) plays for Hrastnik in Slovenian 2SKL
KJ Sherrill (6'8''-F/C-91) plays for Koblenz in German Regionalliga
Tamyrik Fields (6'6''-F-96) plays for Augusta 706ers in the ABA

Notice: The list above includes only some of the Augusta University alumni playing currently in pro basketball. Check COMPLETE LIST.


Greg Hire  
Greg Hire is last week best Jaguars alumni, who plays professional basketball (Photo: @wildcats)