Europe has been kind to Mountaineers looking to further their playing careers after graduating. This season is no different. Guys like D’or Fischer, Tyrone Sally and Joe Herber have made long careers playing for various teams in Europe. Now, some of the more recent members of the WVU men’s basketball team look to help their teams win a league championship.
Here are the Mountaineers playing overseas this season. John Flowers began play in the French Pro-B League last weekend.
John Flowers: JL Bourg, France – Leading the team in scoring and rebounding through two games at 15 and 9.
Da’Sean Butler: Okapi Aalstar, Belgium – Ethias League – First season with the team after not playing last season while he recovered from knee surgery. Spent his time in Morgantown as a G.A. on Bob Huggins’ coaching staff.
Darryl Truck Bryant: BSC Furstenfeld Panthers, Germany – First season with the team.
Alex Ruoff: BG Goettingen, Germany – First season with the team after spending last year as a member of the Canton Charge of the NBDL and Okapi Aalstar in Belgium.
Deniz Kilicli: Anadolu Efes, Istanbul – First season with the club.
On the American side, Devin Ebanks has signed with the Dallas Mavericks, Casey Mitchell returned from a season overseas to rejoin the Sioux Falls Skyforce, and Kevin Jones remains a free-agent after getting released by the Cavs.