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 2. Charleston C. 0-0 
 3. Charlotte B. 0-0 
 4. Columbia H. 0-0 
 5. Dodge City AS 0-0 
 6. Morganton M. 0-0 
 7. Wilkes County F. 0-0 
 8. Winston S. 0-0 
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 1. Dayton S. 0-0 
 2. Hamilton H. 0-0 
 3. Indiana G. 0-0 
 4. Kentucky W. 0-0 
 5. Louisville D. 0-0 
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 2. Georgia E. 0-0 
 3. Georgia S. 0-0 
 4. Georgia V. 0-0 
 5. GIE Maile M. 0-0 
 6. S.Generals 0-0 
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 2. Dallas R. 0-0 
 3. FW F.I.R.M. 0-0 
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 6. Oklahoma O. 0-0 
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 Kevin MITCHELL
  Cincinna.
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  Avg: 28.5
 1. Mitchell, Cincinna.28.5 
 2. Barnes, GIE M.23.8 
 3. Williams, GIE M.22.8 
 4. Redden, Cin-City T.22.3 
 5. Hsu, Winston S.21.8 
 6. Sloan, Atlanta L.21.6 
 7. Parks, Georgia S.21.3 
 8. Walker, Texas C.20.5 
 9. Allen, Georgia P.19.9 
 10. Rice Jr., Georg.19.6 
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 Brian KELLY
  Atlanta L.
  (203-F-85)
  Avg: 12.2
 1. Kelly, Atlanta L.12.2 
 2. Smith, Oklahoma O.11.4 
 3. McKnight, GIE M.10.9 
 4. Springer, GIE M.10.8 
 5. Dotson, Texas C.10.6 
 6. Bedford, GIE M.10.4 
 7. Soders, FW.9.1 
 8. Antoine, GIE M.9.0 
 9. Friend, Georgia P.8.8 
 10. Smith, NT Fresh8.7 
Assists Per Game
 Jonathan REED
  Oklahoma O.
  (183-G-81)
  Avg: 8.4
 1. Reed, Oklahoma O.8.4 
 2. Davis, Izalco7.5 
 3. Redden, Cin-City T.7.0 
 4. Lusane, Georgia P.6.6 
 5. Merriewether, FW F.6.0 
 6. Nelson, S.Generals6.0 
 7. Blount, Texas C.5.8 
 8. Rabb, FW.5.8 
 9. O'Neil, GIE M.5.7 
 10. Duncan, Texas C.5.5 
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 Jeremee DAVIS
  Izalco
  (191-PG-90)
  Avg: 3
 1. Davis, Izalco3.0 
 2. Lusane, Georgia P.2.7 
 3. Redden, Cin-City T.2.7 
 4. Blount, Texas C.2.6 
 5. Rabb, FW.2.5 
 6. Merriewether, FW F.2.5 
 7. Williams, GIE M.2.4 
 8. Evans, SI Semin.2.3 
 9. Waters, FW.2.2 
 10. Ingram, Wilkes C.2.0 
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 Dominique BEDFORD
  GIE M.
  (204-F/C-85)
  Avg: 3.2
 1. Bedford, GIE M.3.2 
 2. Smith, Oklahoma O.2.3 
 3. Kelly, Atlanta L.2.1 
 4. Dotson, Texas C.2.0 
 5. Nelson, Southwes.2.0 
 6. Springer, GIE M.1.8 
 7. Friend, Georgia P.1.7 
 8. Eichelberger, Geor.1.6 
 9. Evans, SI Semin.1.5 
 10. Thorton, Oklahoma.1.5 
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UBA continues to produce overseas talent - Oct 21, 2012


POSTED BY:
TRAVIS MCAVENE
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Chris
Miller-Williams

Over the past three seasons the UBA has placed over 100 players overseas. One of the great things about the company has to be the opportunity for athletes with below average resumes elevating their international stock. When you think of some of the top minor leagues in the past (USBL, CBA) transitions top talent to the NBA or top leagues overseas, most of the player had names. The UBA is the only league that takes players with no name and develops the players skill set along with the resume.

One of the best examples woud be Chris Miller-Williams (6'6''-F/G-87, college: W.Georgia) of Atlanta, GA. Miller-Williams played his college basketball at South Carolina State before transferring to D2 West Georgia. At West Georgia he averaged just 11ppg and 5 rebounds. After college Williams had no offers and just a dream.

I joined the UBA because they gave players like me the opportunity to prove myself, said Miller-Williams. Coming from a small school no one would give me the opportunity. Now I am living my dream.

Now Miller-Williams stars for Icelandic KFI Reykjavik. In 2011-12 the team played in the 2nd Division and Miller-Williams was named leagues Forward of the Year. He averaged an impressive 22.4ppg and a league best 13.3rpg. Stats are good and awards are nice but he carried the club to a league best 17-1 record and a league championship. This helped the team move up to the top league in the country. Miller-Williams is now in his second season with KFI Reykjavik averaging 18 points and 13.0 rebounds per game.

Although we know that Iceland is a mid-major overseas country, the story of Chris Miller-Williams is a great example of the work thats being done in the UBA. The company grooms young men into professional athletes instead of bringing in a player with it all as a pit stop. Sometimes its simply about changing lives.

Several UBA players from the 2011-2012 season have recently signed contracts to play overseas this fall. This would add on to the continuous growth of the league and its mission to move players on to the next level. Below you will find the players that have moved on from the 2011-12 UBA season.

Cincinnati Slam:
Jonathon Avery (6'7''-F-88, agency: Gamble Sports Management, college: IUPUI) Liceo Mixto (Chile)
Terrance Farley (6'10''-C-85, college: Louisville)- Dep. Valdivia (Chile)
Will Richard (6'5''-F/G-84, agency: Gamble Sports Management) Dep. Valdivia (Chile)
Randall Orr (6'10''-C/F-82, college: Georgia Perimeter) Saitama (Japan)
Daniel Horace (6'7''-F-83, agency: KMG Sports Management, college: Miami, OH) - Etzella (Luxembourg)

Atlanta Titans:
Al'Lonzo Coleman (6'7''-F-89, college: Presbyterian)- MH Basket (Argentina)
Jermaine Dailey (6'8''-F-86, college: Ill.-Chicago)- Sharjah (Dubai)
Kevin Sims (5'10''-G-88, college: Tulane)- Szedeak (Hungry)
James Williams (6'3''-G/F-87, college: Victory) Circulo (Uruguay)

GIE Maile Matrix:
Jermaine Abraham (6'8''-F-88, agency: Gamble Sports Management, college: Elizabeth City)- Nacional FB (Uruguay)
Jermaine Barnes (6'5''-G/F-82, agency: Gamble Sports Management, college: Point, GA)- Team USA (Taiwan)
Trevon Bryant (6'10''-F/C-84, agency: Gamble Sports Management, college: CS Dominguez H.)- An Nasr (Kuwait)
Lorenzo Davis (6'10''-C-83, college: Mountain St.)- Capitanes (Dominican Rep.)
Anthony Joseph (6'8''-F/C-82, agency: Gamble Sports Management, college: Emporia St.)- Brown (Argentina)
Mychal Kearse (6'5''-G-83, agency: Gamble Sports Management, college: Mt.St.Mary's)- Team USA (Taiwan)
Marcus Melvin (6'8''-F-82, college: N.Carolina St.)- La Union (Argentina)
Chris Miller-Williams- KFI Reykjavik (Iceland)
Michael Sloan (6'5''-G/F-84, college: Clayton St.)- Mavort (Ecuador)
Jamil Terrell (6'7''-F/C-80, agency: Promotex, college: W.Texas A&M)- Tepic (Mexico)
Antonio Webb (5'10''-G-84, college: Beth.-Cookman)- Duhok (Iran)
James Justice (5'10''-PG-89, college: Martin Methodist) NBA Dleague

Southern Generals:
Dominique Holmes (6'7''-F-84, college: So.Poly State)-San Luis (Chile)
Carlos White (6'8''-F-80, college: Rhema Bible)-SW Slammers (Australia)

Houston Express:
Kenneth Henderson (6'7''-F-82, college: Texas Arlington)-Svit (Hungry)

Texas Cyclones:
Gabe Haskins (5'10''-G, college: Huston-Tillotson)-Cheshire (England)

Atlanta Assault:
Desmond Blue (6'11''-C-88, college: Lee)- Neuchatel (Swish)
Chucky Frierson (6'6''-G/F-83, agency: Prossin Sports Management, college: Dominican, NY)-Quilicura (Chile)

Tennessee Dragons:
Brain Moultries-BC Nokia (Finland)

Dallas Stars:
Quennell Green (6'6''-G/F-84, college: SE Louisiana)-BBC Nitia (Luxembourg)
Kevin Green (6'6''-F-84, agency: Kotnik Sports Agency, college: Martin Methodist)-Tuzos UAZ (Mexico)
  




Marquin
Chandler
Marquin Chandler (ex Humacao) signs at GIE Maile Matrix - 16 days ago

UBA News 11/21/2016 GIE Maile Matrix landed experienced 34-year old American international forward Marquin Chandler (6'8''-F-82, college: San Jose St., agency: Haylett Sports) . The last time (14-15) he played at Caciques de Humacao in Puerto Rican BSN league. Chandler missed last season and had one year break from professional basketball. Among other achievements Chandler played in the final of Portuguese League in 2011. He received also Asia-Basket.com All-William Jones Cup Honorable...   [read more]

Erron Maxey
Erron Maxey (ex Toowoomba) signs at GIE Maile Matrix - 16 days ago

UBA News: 11/21/2016 GIE Maile Matrix signed experienced 37-year old forward Erron Maxey (6'6''-F-78, college: Providence). He played last summer at Toowoomba Mountaineers in Australian QBL. In 16 games he had very impressive stats: 26.6ppg, 12.3rpg, 3.1apg and 1.0spg. The last season Maxey played at Bohemios Montevideo in Uruguayan LUB where in 17 games he recorded also remarkable stats: 19.6ppg, 7.9rpg, 1.9apg and 1.1spg. Quite impressive season as he was named to Latinbasket.com All-U...   [read more]

Richard
Lusane
GIE Maile Matrix ink Richard Lusane - 16 days ago

GIE Maile Matrix agreed terms with 32-year old swingman Richard Lusane (6'5''-PG-84, college: Valdosta St.). He already started the season at Georgia PRIME (UBA). Lusane has played there for the last five years. The last season he played also at Georgia where in 14 UBA games he had very impressive stats: 18.6ppg, 6.5rpg, 6.6apg (leader !!!) and 2.7spg (leader !!!). Lusane helped them to make it to the semifinals. Quite impressive season as he was named to USBasket.com All-UBA Playoff 1st...   [read more]


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