International Alumni Update: April 30

Tracking former Blue Devils playing their professional ball overseas

On Friday, Nick Horvath faced the Wellington Saints and continued a string of strong performances after pulling away late for a 98-93 win.  Nick had 13 points and 15 rebounds in 34 minutes.  Marcel Jones had 23 points and 6 rebounds, Josh Pace had 21 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists, and their newest teammate, former Alaska-Anchorage player Jeremiah Trueman had 21 points and 7 rebounds.  In the loss, ex-Northern Arizona player Casey Frank had 21 points and 7 rebounds, ex-Cal State Northridge player Jason Crowe had 15 points, 7 rebounds, and 10 assists, ex-DII player Arthur Trousdell had 12 points, and ex-DII player Ernest Scott had 11 points.  Here is the box score.

  Shavlik Randolph and the Quebradillas Pirates faced the Humacao Chiefs and lost 83-74.  Shavlik had 24 points and 13 rebounds in 32 minutes to lead the team as Peter John Ramos had 15 points and 10 rebounds and Joel Jones had 10 points.  In the win, ex-DII player Noe Alonzo had 24 points and 8 rebounds, ex-Pitt player Gilbert Brown had 17 points and 6 rebounds, ex-McNeese State player Kleon Penn had 11 points and 9 rebounds, and ex-DII player Hector Valenzuela had 11 points and 7 rebounds.  Here is the box score.

  Bridgette Mitchell got the start as Energa Torun tried to clinch 3rd place for the second consecutive day in Game 4 against Lotos Gdynia.  She got the team going with an early scoring burst but they let their opponents climb back into the game before regaining their lead in the 4th quarter to win 77-67.  Bridgette had 17 points and 9 rebounds in 32 minutes.  Julie Page had 20 points and 10 rebounds and Jazmine Sepulveda had 16 points and 7 rebounds.  In the loss, ex-UNLV player Constance Jinks had 17 points, ex-Florida player Aneika Henry had 13 points and 6 rebounds, and ex-Wisconsin player Jolene Anderson had 13 points.  Here is the box score.

  On Saturday, Nick Horvath and the Manawatu Jets were back in action against the Bay Hawks and lost 95-79.  Nick had 16 points and 7 rebounds in 37 minutes.  Josh Pace had 17 points and 6 rebounds, Jeremiah Trueman had 15 points and 6 rebounds, and Marcel Jones had 11 points and 6 rebounds.  In the win, ex-Cincinnati player Kareem Johnson had 18 points and 10 rebounds and ex-Charlotte player Galen Young had 16 points.  Here is the box score.

  In France, Carrem Gay and Toulouse finished off their regular season with a 73-65 loss to Tregor as they were already basically locked into the their position for the Final Four that will determine the league winner and which two teams get to play in the top division next season.  Carrem had 8 points and 7 rebounds in 17 minutes before fouling out.  Here is the box score.

  On Sunday, Marty Pocius, Kyle Singler, and Real Madrid faced Murcia and held on for a narrow 80-79.  Both players got the start and Marty had 2 points in 17 minutes and Kyle had 7 points in 20 minutes.  In the loss, ex-DII player David Barlow had 16 points and 9 rebounds, ex-Rutgers player Quincy Douby had 16 points, and ex-Portland State and NBA player Ime Udoka had 14 points.  Here is the box score.

  Statistics are unavailable for Jess Foley and the Norwood Flames' game on Saturday against the South Adelaide Panthers, but they did beat the Eastern Mavericks 81-67 on Sunday.  Jess had 15 points, 10 rebounds, and 8 assists in 36 minutes and Amy Lewis had 27 points.

  The third-tier European competition had their Final Four over the weekend in Hungary.  The first semifinal on Friday saw Turkey's Besiktas beat the hosts Szolnoki Olaj 64-60.  In the win, ex-George Washington player Pops Mensah-Bonsu had 13 points and 13 rebounds, ex-Temple player David Hawkins had 13 points, and Carlos Arroyo had 10 points.  The second semifinal saw Elan Chalon of France keep their hopes for four major trophies in one year alive after beating Triumph Lyubertsy of Russia 84-69.  In the win, ex-Loyola (Illinois) player Blake Schilb had 29 points and ex-Georgia Tech player Alade Aminu had 14 points and 10 rebounds while ex-USC player Davon Jefferson had 26 points and 9 rebounds and ex-Northern Arizona player Kyle Landry had 14 points and 9 rebounds in the loss.  The final two games took place on Sunday as Triumph Lyubertsy rallied late to beat out the hosts for 3rd place with a 94-87 win.  Davon Jefferson had 37 points and 10 rebounds and Kyle Landry had 20 points and 9 rebounds in the win.  In the loss, ex-Alabama A&M player Obie Trotter had 33 points, ex-Ball State player Julien Mills had 19 points and 12 rebounds, and ex-San Diego player Brandon Gay had 11 points.  The championship went to Besiktas 91-86 as Chalon will have to content themselves with a decent chance at three domestic trophies.  Pops Mensah-Bonsu had 26 points and 20 rebounds, Carlos Arroyo had 15 points and 8 assists, and David Hawkins had 13 points in the win.  In the loss, Alade Aminu had 13 points and 8 rebounds, Blake Schilb had 12 points and 6 assists, ex-North Carolina State player Ilian Evtimov had 12 points and 8 rebounds, and ex-Virginia Tech player Malcolm Delaney had 11 points in the loss.

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