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Here’s your Furphy; Aussie youngster heading abroad

THE LIST of Australians making a name for themselves in the NCAA college basketball system continues to grow, with forward Johnny Furphy committing to the Kansas Jayhawks for the upcoming season. The talented youngster has been a highly touted prospect for several years, working his way through Australia’s basketball ranks. Although it was later than […]

Schweizer steps up in junior campaign

THE NCAAW is one of the best pathways for rising women basketball stars to take in order to reach the top level, although it does require a certain level of patience at times. That has been the case for Aussie Rosie Schweizer, who just wrapped her third season as a member of the Pacific Tigers […]

Triantis takes terrific next step for Jacks

THE 2022/23 college basketball season saw a number of Aussies shine in the system, with some strong individual campaigns from some of the country’s young guns. That trend extended to Loukas Triantis, who enjoyed an eye-catching season as a member of the Dakota College at Bottineau (DCB) Jacks. After an impressive campaign with the team […]

Smith steps up for Tigers in third season

THE collegiate system is one of the biggest in the world for player development, with the best prospects from all across the globe heading to the United States to try and take their game to the next level. This is extended to Australia’s brightest young talents, including guard Sara-Rose Smith, who joined the Missouri Tigers […]

Ellis’ extra opportunity produces growth

AUSSIES continued to hit the court in the NCAAW during the 2022/23 season, with the number growing on a yearly basis and that trend rolling on over the past 12 months. Although some have to bide their time on the bench for their first couple of years, they often reward coaches whenever they are given […]

Edmanson edges further with Broncos

DURING her junior season with the Santa Clara Broncos in the NCAAW, Aussie Lara Edmanson delivered her strongest campaign to date. She joined the Broncos back in 2020, and throughout her first three years with the team, the guard has shown gradual progression that has been rewarded with a constant increase in court time. During […]

That’s Amoore: guard produces excellent campaign

THERE are plenty of Aussies showing constant improvement at the collegiate level, with the big stage not fazing some of the best prospects the country has to offer. In her third season in the NCAAW, Georgia Amoore took things up a notch and delivered her best numbers since heading to the United States. A crucial […]

Frankland fires in senior campaign

AFTER enjoying a prolonged and interrupted collegiate career, Aussie Levi Frankland saved his best for last and produced a terrific senior season. The guard had been extremely consistent throughout his time, but took things to another level for the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters in the 2022/23 season, delivering his most productive campaign to date. […]

Leslie loads up with breakout season

WITH the number of Australian players in the collegiate system growing, there are more and more prospects emerging as genuine talents during their time in the United States. A perfect example of this is Kyle Leslie, who just completed his junior season at college level, and his second campaign with the Southeastern Oklahoma State Savage […]

Johnston jumps into college system successfully

FOR many players that enter the college basketball system, the first season is a dramatic change of pace and things can be tough. However, that was not the case for Will Johnston, who had no troubles adjusting to life as a member of the UT Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros. There has been less attention on […]

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