Jean Francois Signs Contract with Spain's Caja Rioja
Francois, who was an All-Southern Conference performer in Statesboro from 2002-05, moves to the Spanish side after spending a season with German team Cuxhaven.
Caja Rioja competes in the LIGA LEB Plata, the third level of the Spanish basketball league, and finished fourth last season with a 23-11 record.
Francois averaged 18.7 points and 8.5 rebounds per game for the Cuxhaven BasCats in 2007-08, ranking fifth and eighth, respectively in the 2.Bundesliga ProA. The West Palm Beach, Fla. (Lake Worth Community HS) native earned second team all-league honors and led Cuxhaven to the ProA title with a 50-10 record.
- Category: Men's Basketball
- Published on Monday, 04 August 2008 00:27