Former Ole Miss Hoops Stars Shine Across The Globe

Through the years, the Ole Miss men’s and women’s basketball programs have produced a number of athletes that have gone on to excel in their sport long after their days in the Red and Blue.

 

Here at OleMissSports.com, we have tracked the careers of former Rebels who are still hooping it up, and the list has quite an international flavor.

 

Listed below are all of the Rebel men and women who are currently playing ball professionally. Hope you enjoy seeing where some of your favorites are competing now!

 

Todd Abernethy: Plays for Barons LMT in Latvia.

 

Derrick Allen: Plays for Deutsche Bank Skyliners in Germany ... German league’s top scorer in 2006-07 ... Notable teammate(s): Ilian Evtimov (NC State).

 

Carla Bartee: Plays for Brahe Basket in Sweden ... Averages 16.0 ppg and 12.9 rpg.

 

Dwayne Curtis: Plays for Ploiesti in Romania, helping his team to a current 25-3 record and first-place standing ... Notable teammate(s): Mike Jones (Maryland).

 

Bam Doyne: Plays for Albacomp-UPC in Hungary ... Averages 11.9 ppg ... Led his team to a championship in Hungary last season and to a league-best 18-5 regular-season record this season.

 

Tommie Eddie: Plays for MK Lions in the United Kingdom ... 2007-08 League MVP in Portugal.

 

Aaron Harper: Plays for Chorale de Roanne in France ... Averages 15.5 ppg ... Was an All-Star in Venezuela in 2005 and France in 2006 ... Notable teammate(s): Curtis Sumpter (Villanova, L.A. Clippers).

 

Armintie Price: Plays for the WNBA’s Chicago Sky ... Averaged 6.9 ppg and 3.7 rpg in 2008 ... 2007 WNBA Rookie of the Year ... Plays for Soller Joventud Mariana in Spain during the WNBA offseason, where she currently ranks in the top 10 in scoring, rebounding, assists and steals among all players in the Spanish league.

 

Justin Reed: Plays for the Bakersfield (Calif.) Jam in the NBA D-League ... Averages 12.5 ppg and 7.1 rpg ... Notable teammate(s): Derrick Byars (Vanderbilt), Mateen Cleaves (Michigan State), Trey Johnson (Jackson State) ... Has played parts of three seasons in the NBA with the Boston Celtics and Minnesota Timberwolves.

 

Ansu Sesay: Plays for ALBA Berlin in Germany ... Averages 11.2 ppg and ranks fourth among all players in German league in blocked shots ... Notable teammate(s): Casey Jacobsen (Stanford, Memphis Grizzlies), Rashad Wright (Georgia) ... Played parts of four seasons in the NBA with the Seattle Sonics and Golden State Warriors.

 

Kenny Williams: Plays for Walter Tigers Tuebingen in Germany.

 

LaTaryl Williams: Plays for Leicester City Riders in the United Kingdom.


 

 

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