Union Rennes Basket 35 from France’s NM1 has signed 26-year-old Alex Okafor (202 cm, Princeton’08). Okafor played for the Bay Area Matrix from the USA’s ABA in the 2010-11 season. There, he averaged 18.0 ppg and 9.0 rpg as a member of the team’s starting five. In 2011 the team was the Regional Champion. That same season Okafor led his team in rebounds, steals, blocks and minutes played. He also posted 12 consecutive double-double efforts, including a 20-point, 20-rebound game. He was named Defensive Player of the Year in 2011. In his senior year in Princeton he only averaged 1.4 ppg and 1.5 rpg.
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