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Soko Signs With Boulazac Basket Dordogne of the France Pro B League
Ovie Soko averaged an Atlantic 10-best 18.4 ppg. in 2013-14.
 
Ovie Soko averaged an Atlantic 10-best 18.4 ppg. in 2013-14.
 
Aug. 6, 2014


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PITTSBURGH - Former Duquesne forward Ovie Soko, a third team All-Atlantic 10 pick in 2014, has signed a one-year contract with Boulazac Basket Dordogne of the France Pro B League.

Soko, who led the A-10 with an 18.4 points per game scoring average, was named to the Great Britain Senior Men's Team last month but chose to withdraw while pursuing his professional options.

Soko is the first Jim Ferry-recruited Duke to sign overseas.

Here's a list of former Dukes who played professionally last season or are embarking on a professional career this year (current country/pro affiliation listed):

Kieron Achara - Italy
Bill Clark - Ukraine
Keith Gayden - Mexico
Aaron Jackson - Russia
Shawn James - Italy
Andre Marhold - Germany
B.J. Monteiro - Austria
Martin Osimani - Brazil
Damian Saunders - Delaware (NBA D-League)
Ovie Soko - France

 

 

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