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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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Bush Wamukota, 1st Kenyan ever in NCAA sweet 16

Bush Wamukota, a 7 foot center from Bungoma county, became the first Kenyan ever to play in the NCAA tournament sweet 16. The NCAA tournament is the equivalent of the NBA playoffs. It is a single game elimination (knockout) tournament. … Continue reading

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Kenneth Otieno voted MVP of Wesmen classic

Guard Kenneth Otieno is having a stellar year playing for the University of Alberta Golden Bears. On Tuesday December 30, he led the Alberta Golden Bears won their fourth Wesmen Classic University Championship with a thrilling 64-62 victory over the … Continue reading

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JP Nyadaro settles in Canadian League

On August of 2014, John Paul Nyadaro was drafted by the Saint John Mill Rats of the National Basketball League of Canada. He was selected with the 5th pick of the second round and was the 13th overall pick. He … Continue reading

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Robert Nyakundi still going strong in Europe

  Sharp shooting guard Robert Nyakundi, who first came to fame for being one of the best three point shooters in NCAA basketball is thriving in the European leagues. In the 2013/2014 season, he played for a Romanian side Steaua … Continue reading

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NCAA end of season roundup: Robinson Opong and Joel Awich

Besides Tylor Okari Ongwae who starred for the University of Louisiana at Monroe, there were two other Kenyans who played in the 2013-2014 USA college basketball season: Robinson Odoch Opong who played for Rogers state and Joel Awich who played … Continue reading

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Caroline Omamo: All American, Conference MVP, Hall of famer

Caroline Omamo was stellar basketball player first for the Kenya national team and later for Abilene Christian University where she was all conference honors, was voted conference MVP and was voted to the ACU sports hall of fame.At 6’2″, she … Continue reading

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Josephine Owino: WNBA draftee , NAIA Most Valuable player

Josephine Achieng Owino is the most accomplished female basketball player Kenya has ever produced. Standing at 6 foot four inches and with a powerful frame, she she became the first Kenyan male or female to be drafted top the top … Continue reading

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Marion Githegi: Guard with supreme court vision

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Robert Nyakundi: 3 point specialist

Robert Nyakundi was a standout basketball player for Southern Methodist University in the years between 2008 and 2012.  At 6 foot 8 inches and with an incredibly sharp shooting touch, Nyakundi was a standout player for SMU. During his time … Continue reading

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