Former Eagle Julius Jenkins Named 2010 MVP of BBL
BERLIN, Germany - Former Georgia Southern men's basketball player Julius Jenkins was honored last month as the Most Valuable Player of the BBL, the top professional basketball league in Germany. The award is the second for Jenkins in his fourth season with the ALBA Berlin Albatrosses.
For the third-straight season, Jenkins the earned Best Offensive Player distinction and added All-First Team Shooting Guard accolades for 2010 after averaging a team-high 15.5 points per game. The former Eagles star is shooting 48.8-percent from the field this year (12-of-246), including 43.4-percent from 3-point range (52-of-120).
At Georgia Southern, Jenkins finished as the Eagles' all-time leading scorer in the modern era, scoring 1,870 points during his four-year career (1999-2003).
Jenkins started his European career in 2005 with Nurnberg, averaging 27.1 points per game. He played for the Euphony Bree for the 2005-06 season, before becoming a member of the ALBA squad. Jenkins led the ALBA Berlin team to a German Cup Championship in 2008 after being named MVP of the league.
ALBA Berlin begins its 2010 playoff run against the Frankfurt Skyliners Sunday, May 9th.
- Category: Men's Basketball
- Published on Thursday, 06 May 2010 14:12