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Vashil Fernandez Granted Another Year

Valparaiso starting center Vashil Fernandez was granted another year of eligibility by the NCAA further bolstering a team that appears to be better than last year’s NCAA Tournament team.

 

Fernandez, who stands 6’10, averaged 6.9 points, 5.9 rebounds and 2.9 blocked shots per contest en route to being named Horizon League Defensive Player of the Year honors.

 

Valpo won an appeal to restore the freshman year that Fernandez lost due to being delayed in his enrollment coming in from Jamaica.

 

“I am excited to be back, and I am excited to see all the good things that God has in store for me, my family and the Valpo basketball program over the next year,” Fernandez said in a release from the school.



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Robbie Hummel To Play For Olimpia Milano

Robbie Hummel has reached an agreement to sign with Olimpia Milano in Italy according to Sportando.

 

Hummel, who starred at Valparaiso High School (IN) and Purdue, spent the past two years with the Minnesota Timberwolves.  He was extended a qualifying offer in June, but it was pulled back in July which made him an unrestricted free agent.

 

Hummel averaged 3.3 points per game last season for Minnesota.

 

Hummel played his rookie year in Spain and averaged 10.1 points per game.



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Video: Collin Hartman Talks Being Healthy

Indiana University basketball player Collin Hartman talks about being back to full strength following knee surgery.


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De'Ron Davis Names Top 3 Schools

Class of 2016 Aurora Overland (CO) standout De’Ron Davis has narrowed down his list of collegiate choices down to just three schools.

Arizona, Indiana and Texas are the finalists for the 6’10 four-star forward.

Davis competed on the Adidas Circuit with the Colorado Hawks.



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Indiana Pacers Sign Glenn Robinson III

The Indiana Pacers and Glenn Robinson III have come to terms on a three-year contract.

 

Robinson was the #40 overall selection by Minnesota in the 2014 NBA draft.  He averaged 2.1 points in 35 combined games with Minnesota and Philadelphia this past season.

 

Robinson played with the Atlanta Hawks this summer where he showed well.

 

The Pacers have been aggressive in locking up young assets this summer.  6’11 Myles Turner and guard Joseph Young were added in the draft.  The Pacers traded for rookie post Rakeem Christmas, the #36 overall pick in 2015, earlier in the week.  They have now signed Robinson.  All have multi-year deals.

 

Robinson is an Indiana native who was a standout as a prep at Lake Central High School (IN).



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