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The 6’8” forward helped his team secure an automatic bid to the tournament with a 10point, 11-rebound double-double in last weekend’s Big Sky championship.
With upwards of 300 Australians in the college basketball ranks, Ben Simmons making an impact in the NBA, the domestic league on the up and the national team seemingly on track to break their medal hoodoo at the next Olympics, Australian basketball is “booming”. (above)
THE next wave of elite Australian basketball talent will be on show at this year’s US college basketball tournament, also known as March Madness.
While the antipodean-stacked Saint Mary’s (with six Aussies, including star big man Jock Landale) was unlucky to miss out, eight Australians will still take to the court.
Fabijan Krslovic who has been playing a key starting role for No.14-seed Montana, is one to watch.