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NBA Academies product Jonathan Tchatchoua wins NCAA title with Baylor

NBA.com: The Baylor Bears won their first NCAA tournament championship on Monday, beating Gonzaga, 86-70, and did it with the help of NBA Academies product Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua. The Cameroonian national played 16 minutes off the bench, contributing six points (3-for-4 FGs), two rebounds, an assist and two steals.

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The Road to the Final Four Runs Through Zagreb

NYT: During a game at the 1998 Big East Conference women’s basketball tournament, Coach Geno Auriemma of Connecticut famously grew impatient with his international players, Svetlana Abrosimova of Russia and Tihana Abrlic of Croatia.

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WATCH: NBA Academy India alum Sanjana Ramesh honours Anitha Pauldurai for Women’s History Month

NBA.com: To celebrate Women’s History Month, Sanjana Ramesh honoured Anitha Pauldurai on the NBA Academy’s Instagram channel.

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Harshwardhan Tomar: 20-year-old NBA Academy India graduate signs with KEBA Preparatory School

NBA.com: Tomar becomes the fifth NBA Academy India male alumni to commit to a high-school or college basketball program in the U.S.

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NBA Academy alums lining up for NCAA Tournament

Washington Post: Roland Houston tells his players at the NBA academy in Africa that “there’s nothing like cutting down a net.”
Two of his former students did just that when Georgetown and Iona won their conference tournaments, and they’ll have another opportunity in the NCAA Tournament.

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Stacking college basketball’s best freshmen — Biggest stars, surprises, those waiting their turn

ESPN+: The transition to college basketball is always difficult for freshmen, but the learning curve has steepened even more this season with limited offseason time, shortened preseasons and a choppy first month and a half of the season that saw dozens of games canceled or postponed.

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Sanjana Ramesh living and thriving in ‘isolation’ in build-up to second season with Northern Arizona University

First Post: It’s almost easy to forget that Sanjana Ramesh is just 19. Articulate and mature, the teenager opens up about the awkwardness of giving advice to others, becoming an adult, and growing as a basketball player.

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Powering forward: Sanjana only Indian in NCAA League, set to be the first cager to play competitive format

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International prospects have a heavy presence in the 2020 NBA Draft

The Rookie Wire: Nearly 70 attendees of Basketball Without Borders, a global development program, have been drafted or signed as free agents in the NBA and that number only projects to grow with the next class set for the draft on Wednesday.

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Chris Ebersole on international basketball taking over NBA

Ahead of next week’s NBA Draft, BasketballNews.com spoke over the phone with Chris Ebersole, the NBA’s Senior Basketbnews.com: Director of International Basketball Operations. He oversees the development of youth players in the NBA’s elite basketball programs: Basketball Without Borders and the NBA Academy. He also works closely with international scouts around the NBA.

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