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Ovie Soko - PF, 6'8, 210
Signed in Spain - Signed with Murcia
       Date of birth: 02/07/1991
       Country: Britain
     Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2014
     Out of: Duquesne
  NBA Experience: 0 years
  Hand: Right

Date
League
Transaction
31st July, 2014 France Signed a one year contract with Boulazac.
24th August, 2015 Greece Signed a one year contract with Trikalla.
11th April, 2016 Italy Signed for the remainder of the season with Enel Brindisi.
5th August, 2016 Spain Signed a one year contract with Murcia.
When: Where:
2009 - 2012 UAB (NCAA)
2012 - 2014 Duquesne (NCAA)
July 2014 - June 2015 Boulazac (France, ProB)
August 2015 - April 2016 Trikalla (Greece)
April 2016 - June 2016 Enel Brindisi (Italy)
August 2016 - present Murcia (Spain)
From blog:


   An Unnecessarily Exhaustive Guide To The 2010/11 NCAA Tournament, Part 2: Eastern Region
2011-03-16

While they've turned out many a decent forward in recent years, UAB are short of size this season. They have only four big men on the roster, one of whom (6'11 Beas Hamga) is not in the rotation. The only backup to the starters, therefore, is 6'9 freshman Anthony Criswell, who, at this point in his UAB career, cannot make a shot. He is a physical interior defender, who provides toughness, rebounding, and the closest thing the Blazers have to girth. But he's rather limited.

This leaves Cameron Moore and Ovie Soko as the only big men on the roster. Fortuitously, both are in the midst of breakout seasons on both ends. The finesse-based 6'10 junior Moore is an inside/outside offensive threat, a very good athlete, and by far the team's best shot blocker (1.4bpg) and rebounder (9.4rpg), although those numbers belie his somewhat anti-physical interior defense. Moore has become a nightly mismatch with his height, speed, agility, good jumpshot with three point range, and decent dribble-drive game for one his size, and he uses his length and agility for opportunity baskets, putbacks, and the like. 6'8 sophomore Englishman Soko is defensively versatile, able to guard the 3 through 5 spots at times, albeit not without constant foul problems. Soko improved significantly offensively throughout the season, cutting down on his rather ludicrous turnover numbers, and becoming a considerably more efficient interior scorer. He brings hustle, strength and energy to the team, all far more useful assets now that he's stopped being as clumsy in their deployment.

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