There are so many Haris Tournament attendees who are currently playing basketball around the world, whether that is in the professional leagues, semi-professional leagues or at University or College. There are so many active players in fact that to mention them all here would take a very long time read, so we thought we’d focus on the players who made the most impact during their time at the Tournament; the MVPs.
Niall helped Loughborough Riders to third place in the NBL Division One Men, he played 27 games, 9 starts, averaging 23.3 minutes per game, 12.6 points per game, 6.6 rebounds per game, 2.74 assists per game, 1.4 steals per game and 0.7 steals per game. Niall also helped Charnwood College Riders to the EABL title, played 12 games, averaging 19.0 points per game, 6.8 rebounds per game, 4.6 assists per game, 3.2 steals per game and 0.3 blocks per game.
Sesan started the year at UMass Lowell but transferred to Florida Tech having not featured for UMass Lowell. Sesan helped Florida Tech to in the SSC of NCAA D2, he played 10 games, 9 starts, averaging 36.0 minutes per game, 16.7 points per game, 4.3 rebounds per game, 2.2 assists per game and 2.0 steals.
Sean attended Spartanburg High School in South Carolina, USA, averaged 25 points per game, 6 rebounds per game and 5 assists per game, and helped for the varsity basketball team to a 5-10 overall record and 1-7 in the conference. Sean has signed a letter of intent to attend Presbyterian College in South Carolina of the NCAA D1 Big South.
Caleb Green helped Holy Cross University to tenth place in the Patriot League of NCAA D1. He played 33 games, 33 starts, averaging 35.8 minutes per game, 10.9 points per game, 2.9 rebounds per game, 3.2 assists per game, 1.2 steals per game and 0.1 blocks per game.
Terance Mann helped Florida State University to fourth in the ACC of NCAA D1 and to the third round of the NCAA Tournament in his senior year. He played 37 games, 36 starts, averaging 31.7 minutes per game, 11.4 points per game, 6.5 rebounds per game, 2.5 assists per game, 0.7 steals per game and 0.3 blocks per game.
Terance’s 2018-19 honours: Advocare Invitational Tournament Team, ACC All-Tournament Second Team and ACC All-Honorable Mention Team.
Josh Steel helped Surrey Scorchers to twelfth place in the BBL, he played 13 games, 13 starts, averaging 26.0 minutes per game, 12.7 points per game, 7.0 rebounds per game, 4.0 assists per game, 1.1 steals per game and 0.4 blocks per game.
Prior to re-joining Surrey, Josh played for Actel Forca Lleida and helped them eleventh in the LEB Gold in Spain, where he played 18 games, 2 starts, averaging 11.6 minutes per game, 2.8 points per game, 1.2 rebounds per game, 0.8 assists per game, 0.2 steals per game and 0.1 blocks per game.
Phillip Daubner helped VfL Kirchheim Knights to a twelfth place finish in the German Pro A league, he played 29 games, 17 starts, averaging 27.4 minutes per game, 7.7 points per game, 3.4 rebounds per game, 0.6 assists per game, 0.5 steals per game and 0.2 blocks per game.
Josh Ward-Hibbert helped Leicester Riders to a second place finish in the BBL and secured the benecos BBL Play-off title, he played 23 games, averaging 13.7 minutes per game, 6.4 points per game, 3.4 rebounds per game, 0.5 assists per game, 0.6 steals per game and 0.2 blocks per game.
Malik Müller helped Hamburg Towers to a second place finish in the German Pro A league and crowned Play-off Champions, he played 34 games, 18 starts, averaging 19.1 minutes per game, 6.2 points per game, 1.5 rebounds per game, 1.0 assists per game and 0.4 steals per game.
MVPs who we couldn’t find information on for this season, Aureli Luquero (CB Cornella 2012), Stanley Dubois (Gran Canaria BA 2008 MVP) – previously played professionally for CSP Limoges (LNB Pro-B France 2010-11) and Rueil Athletic Club (MN1 France 2012-13), Hakeem Harris (Blair Academy 2007) – went to five USA colleges between 2010-2014 and seems to have retired, and Federico Orrego (CB Granada 2006). If you have information on these players please let us know here
Coming next week is an update on former Manchester Magic and Mystics players, we’re just waiting for all of their season’s to finish. Plus we’ll have some news about this year’s Maggie Forber Invitational Tournament which is coming on 29th-30th June.