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Nancy Atieno Warioba starts NCAA division one career

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Nancy Atieno Warioba,  has joined the University of Southern Florida. Warioba spent the last two seasons playing for Blinn College in the NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association. Warioba, who stands at 6’3″ was a standout performer at Blinn college … Continue reading

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Zipporah (Zippy) Khasoa starts NCAA division one Career

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After having completed a stellar junior college career, Zipporah (Zippy) Khasoa has embarked on her NCAA division one basketball career with the East Carolina University Pirates. She initally signed a letter of intent to join the Pirates in November of … Continue reading

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Tylor Ongwae’s professional career off to flying start

  Kenya basketball ace Tylor Okari Ongwae became a professional in August of this year when he joined Swedish second tier side Solna Vikings. Ongwae, a product of Friends school Kamusinga, Ranger college in Shreveport and the University of Louisiana … Continue reading

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Wildly inaccurate reports about Kenyan going directly to NBA

In the past few days, Kenyan television stations have been replete with false reports about a Kenyan basketball player by the name of Joseph Njeru Njuki being recruited to play for the Philadephia 76ers. Top tier news stations including KTN … Continue reading

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Tylor Ongwae starts professional career

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Basketball standout Tylor Okari Ongwae will start his professional basketball career playing in Sweden. He will play for Solna Vikings, a team that features in the top Swedish league. Ongwae is well known in Kenya basketball circles. He starred for … Continue reading

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Kenya basketball could have a dynamic starting 5

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The 2015 Africa basketball championships kicks off in Tunisia on August 19. Kenya will not be represented having lost out to neighbours Uganda in the qualifiers. In fact Kenya has not been at this tournament since they hosted it in … Continue reading

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2015 NCAA roundup: Joel Awich

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Joel Awich is a Junior (3rd year) forward at Cal Poly (California Polytechnic State University). The 6’7″ Awich, is known for his athleticism. He is most effective when in transition, where he can use his foot-speed  and superlative leaping ability … Continue reading

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NCAA 2015 roundup: Suzzy and Lizzy Dimba

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Suzzy and Lizzy Dimba are twin sisters who both play for the Abilene Christian University Wildcats.The  sisters, who both stand at 5’11” had very solid sophomore seasons (2014-2015). Both played pivotal at the forward position and helped steer the Wildcats … Continue reading

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Kenneth Otieno Video Highlights

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Kenneth Otieno is a 6’3″ guard who plays for the University of Alberta. He has solid ball handling skills, has quick drives to the basket, easily creates his own shot and is a superb 3-point shooter when curling off screens … Continue reading

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Tylor Ongwae: Best season ever by a Kenyan in NCAA

Tyler Ongwae’s college career at the University of Louisiana Monroe (ULM)  has come to a close. He has played four seasons in NCAA college basketball, two for Ranger College and two for the University of Louisiana Monroe. In his senior … Continue reading

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