Friday, October 08, 2010

More on Roberts: Season Underway in Ukraine

Written for your enjoyment by: Raff

Former Syracuse frontline player Terrence Roberts has moved from the Orient to the Ukraine this year and is playing with Ferro-ZNTU in the Ukranian SuperLeague. Ferro was part of the EuroChallenge Qualifier but was bounced in a home and home tie with Benfica (Portugal).

Ferro has started the season 1-1 in SuperLeague playing coming up with an 87-79 win over Kryvbasbasket in their latest league contest. Roberts scored 10 points and had 4 rebounds in that win. In a season opening loss to BC Donetsk he scored 6 points and had 5 rebounds and recorded a block.

Including the Eurochallenge games, Roberts is averaging 9 points per game and 4.5 rebounds, while playing about 17 minutes a night on a team that includes four other Americans.

We'll continue to keep you posted on Roberts and other former Syracuse players overseas throughout the year.

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