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Category: Belgian Student-Athletes in the USA

Belgian Student-Athletes in the USA

Overview: Belgian Student-Athletes in the USA (2020-’21)

Traditionally we at TIB publish a little overview at the start of each season discussing the Belgian Players who will be playing abroad. We do this in three seperate categories: Belgian Players Abroad in which we discuss the Belgian professional players abroad. Belgian Youngsters Abroad in wich we discuss the Belgian youngsters (born in 1999…

Belgian Student-Athletes in the USA

Nicolas Dierynck committed to Glenville State (video)

21 year old swingman Nicolas Dierynck has announced his commitment to Glenville State (NCAA2) for the upcoming season. It will already be his fifth club in the USA since the Roeselare native left Belgium back in 2016 to finish out his High School at Lee Academy. After graduation he then joined Lindenwood-Belleville (NAIA), the following…

Belgian Student-Athletes in the USA

Andy Van Vliet 2019-’20 Highlights (video)

Check out Andy Van Vliet’s highlight video of his senior year at William & Mary. In a total of 32 games this season he averaged excellent numbers with 13.2 ppg, 8.7 rpg, 1.5 apg & 1.3 bpg. At the moment he is still looking for a new club to start his professional career with. With…

Belgian Student-Athletes in the USA

Alan Kikwaki to continue development at Southeastern Oklahoma State

After 2 seasons at Iowa Lakes (NJCAA2) Belgian youngster Alan Kikwaki will now continue his development with Southeastern Oklahoma State in the NCAA 2nd Division. In his 2 seasons at Iowa Lakes, Kikwaki made a steady progression as he went from averaging 3.8 ppg & 3.3 rpg in his freshman season to 9.6 ppg &…

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Ayoub Nouhi will leave Arlington to start his professional career

After 2 years in NCAA with Texas-Arlington, Ayoub Nouhi will leave the USA to start his professional career. In 2017-2018, Nouhi spent a year in Spain with the Canarias Basketball Academy before joining UT Arlington. In his first year , he played 31 games for the Mavericks averaging 12MPG, 2,5 PTS and 1,2 RBDS. This…

Belgian Student-Athletes in the USA

Youngster Stéphan Dibongue Swenson has committed to Stetson (NCAA)

The left-handed 6’3″ Point Guard made the move to the USA back in 2018 when he left United Basket Woluwe (playing in TDM2) to join Westminster Academy in Florida. At Westminster Academy Swenson led his team to their third straight state title, getting 46 wins over the course of his 2 seasons. In his senior…

Belgian Student-Athletes in the USA

Steven Verplancken committed to Southern Illinois (NCAA)

After his very successful freshman season at Glenville State College in the NCAA 2nd Division, Belgian youngster with Dominican roots Steven Verplancken made himself available for transfer this off-season and quickly racked up the offers from 1st Division universities all over the country. After careful consideration he has now elected to commit to Southern Illinois…

Belgian Student-Athletes in the USA

Player Profile: David Bea Mulumba

It’s already the fifth season in the States for the youngster from Antwerp as he first made the step way back in 2015 when he joined Huntington Prep. The following season he then competed for Teays Valley Christian before joining Concord University in 2017. Now in his junior (3rd) season with the Mountain Lions Bea…

Belgian Student-Athletes in the USA

Player Profile: Toumani Camara

Quite possibly the least known youngster here in Belgium of all Belgian Student-Athletes in the USA… and yet, he might actually be the most promising of them all. The Brussels native started playing basketball at the age of 6 when he joined his local club Saint-Hubert Boitsfort. Six years later he moved on to United Basket…

Belgian Student-Athletes in the USA

Player Profile: Séraphine Bastin

In her second (sophomore) season at Wichita State Séraphine continues to play a huge role for the Shockers as she again started every single game of her 30 total games and led the team in Rebounds (5.1 rpg) and Assists (3.5 apg), while she was second in Scoring (7.7 ppg) and in Steals (1.5 spg).She…