Wil­let­ton add Moe star power

Canning Times - - SPORT -

AMER­I­CAN Moe Bar­row will bol­ster Wil­let­ton Tigers’ as­sault on the State Bas­ket­ball League ti­tle in 2019.

Bar­row spent last sea­son with the Perth Red­backs, where he av­er­aged 16 points and six re­bounds per game, and was named in the SBL’s All De­fen­sive 5 for the third straight year.

The 196cm im­port has built a strong rep­u­ta­tion in his three years in the league, in­clud­ing two with Ger­ald­ton Buc­ca­neers.

Tigers head coach Stephen Black said the 26-year-old’s re­bound­ing and abil­ity to de­fend all po­si­tions on the court made him an ex­cel­lent ac­qui­si­tion.

“He brings the tough­ness, de­fen­sive pres­ence and play mak­ing abil­ity that will be ex­tremely im­por­tant for our team suc­cess this sea­son,” Black said.

“He is a great pro­fes­sional in how he goes about his bas­ket­ball and I can’t wait to work with him. I see Moe hav­ing a big role in what we do at both ends of the floor this year, giv­ing us the ver­sa­til­ity and poise that we need.”

The Tigers made the first week of fi­nals last sea­son but were swept out in straight sets by even­tual run­ner-up Joondalup.

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