The Ultimate List of British Basketball Players in US Colleges 2014/15 -

The Ultimate List of British Basketball Players in US Colleges 2014/15

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With the 2014-15 college basketball season upon us, it’s that time of the year for the ultimate list of Brits that are plying their trade across the pond.

Check out last season’s list, the 2012/13 season, the 2011/12 season here, and the 2010/11 season here).

There will be 30 players on NCAA Division 1 rosters this season, compared to 34 last year.

NCAA Division 1

Deji Adekunle (Junior) – Northwestern State (graduated from JUCO Williston State College)
Shore Adenekan (Senior) – Seattle University
Aaron Menzies (Freshman) – Seattle University
Abdul (Abdi) Ahmed (Redshirt Senior)-CSU Bakersfield
Jamie Batish (Junior) – Western Illinois (graduated from JUCO Neosho County)
Christopher Caird (Senior) – Drake
Jesse Chuku (Junior)- Lehigh University
Jack Crook (Junior) – Seattle University
Grant Fiorentinos (Junior)- Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Bradley Fisher (Freshman) Montana State University
Dale Francis (Junior)- Texas A&M Corpus Christi
David Hanson (Redshire Junior) – Abilene Christian
Brandon Hitchman (Freshman) – UT Martin
Dylan Johns (Sophomore) – Texas A&M
Ben Lawson (Sophomore) – Western Kentucky University
Ali Mackay (Senior)-Davidson
Ryan Martin (Junior)- Tennessee Tech (graduated from JUCO South Plains College)
Luke Nelson (Sophomore) – UC Irvine
Teddy Okereafor (Junior) – Rider University (sat out 2013-14 season after transfer)
Kingsley Okoroh (Freshman) – UC Berkeley
Gabriel Olaseni (Senior)- Iowa
Will Saunders (Senior) – Charleston Southern University
Adam Thoseby (Junior)-University of South Dakota
Theo Turner (Redshirt Freshman) – Seattle University (sat out 2013-14 season)
C.J Vaughan (Freshman) – Morgan State University
Ross Wilson (Junior)-Rice University
Alex Young (Junior) – UC Irvine
Lucas Stivrins (Junior) – Nevada University
Ivan Nikolic (Redshirt Freshman) – UC Davis
Prince Ibeh (Junior) – Texas (born in London, moved to the US when he was 5)
Skyler White (Sophomore) – University of Idaho (transferred from George Washington)

NCAA Division 2

Mantas Adomaitis (Junior) – Oklahoma Panhandle State University
Richard Bell (Junior) – Clayton State (transferred from D1 University of Nevada)
Paddy Bell (Junior) – Clayton State (transferred from JUCO Lakeland College)
Elliot Dadds (Freshman)- Eastern New Mexico
Jeff Dirkin (Senior)-Rollins College
Matthew Don (Junior) – Cameron University (graduated from JUCO North Iowa area Community College)
Pharroh Gordon (Freshman) – Saint Rose
Josh Guddemi (Junior)-New Haven University
Kofi Josephs (Junior)- Fort Lewis College (transferred from NAIA John Brown University)
Willson Juma (Freshman) – University of Maine at Machias
Rema Lascelles (Redshirt Sophomore)-Hawaii Pacific University
Joe Lockwood (Freshman) – Post University
Grant Mackay (Sophomore) – St Anselm College
Ben Mead (Sophomore) – Franklin Pierce University
George Meaden (Senior)-Florida Tech
Dominic Norton (Sophomore) – Tuskegee University
Gatluak Thiep (Sophomore) – Fayettville State University (born in London – not believed to be brought up here?)
Raph Thomas-Edwards (Senior) – Gannon
Sam Turner (Freshman) – Emmanuel College
Josh Rogers (Junior) – Carson Newman
Lucas van Nes (Sophomore) – Southern Connecticut State
Matthew Ward-Hibbert (Junior) – Minot State University
Patrick Whelan (Freshman) – William Jewell College
Aiden Saunders (Junior) – University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Jordan Spencer (Redshirt Freshman) – Augustana
Kyle Squire (Freshman) – Post University

NCAA Division 3

Joe Carrick (Freshman) – St Vincent College
Nathan Hall (Freshman) – Allegheny College
Jason Helsby (Sophomore) – Mount Aloysius College
Tague Zachary (Senior) – Grinnell College


David Akibo (Sophomore) – Seminole State College (transferred from Palm Beach State)
Toby Andrews (Freshman)- Burlington County College
Jake Andrews (Freshman)- Madison College
Aaran Benjamin (Freshman)- Burlington County College
Tre Bitton-Price (Freshman) – Southern Maine Community College (transferring to NCAA D2 Bluefield State next semester)
Jake Eynon (Sophomore) – Jacksonville Community College
Elliott Defreitas (Sophomore) – Des Moines Area Community College
Teslim Idris (Sophomore) – Miles Community College
Terrel Martin-Garcia (Freshman) – Missouri State University – West Plains
Joe Junior Mvuezolo (Freshman) – Miami Dade College
Theo Oghide (Freshman) – Eastern Arizona
Samson Oyediran (Freshman) – Ancilla College
Kingsley Nwagboso (Freshman) – State College of Florida
Legend Robertin (Freshman) – Chipola College (committed to NCAA D1 Clemson for 2015)
Chris Scarlett (Sophomore) – Garrett College
Sol Rolls Tyson (Freshman) – Cleveland State
Elliott Sentance (Freshman) – Kankakee Community College
Adam Wilkinson (Freshman) – Garrett College
Kavell Bigby Williams (Freshman) – Gillette College


Jordan Whelan (Junior) – MidAmerica Nazarene University (transferred from Frank Phillips College)
Samson Olayemi (Senior)- John Brown University (graduated from Central Maine Community College)
Jordan Cook (Sophomore)- University of Maine Presque Isle
Ash Dunwell (Freshman) – University of St. Francis
Greg Ekong (Senior) – Graceland University
Matt Sherriff (Senior) – University of St. Francis
Aaron Withe (Sophomore) – Corban University
Chris Tawiah (Junior) – Wiley College (committed to Texas A&M Corpus Christi but due to eligibility was unable to suit up)


Jack Griffiths  (Freshman) – Vermont Tech


Josh Owen-Thomas (Year 4) – University of Calgary
Jamelle Davis (Year 1) – NAIT
Ethan Dixon (Year 3) – University of Alberta
Alex Valentine Maziec-Sprung – King’s College
Abraham Ekperuoh (Year 3) – Crandall University (graduated from JUCO Dawson community College)


Fahro Alihodzic from University of Alabama Birmingham, signed with Greek A-1 side Rethymno Aegean.
Allie Fullah from Charleston Southern University signed in France NM2 with Calais.
Aaron Geramipoor from Seton Hall signed in Spain LEB Silver with Canarias Basketball Academy.
Robert Gilchrist from Florida State University signed in Germany Pro-B with BG Karlsruhe.
Lee Goldsbrough from Providence signed in NBL Division 1 with Derby Trail Blazers.
Ben Mockford from St Francis NY signed in Spain LEB Silver with Caceres.
Will Neighbour from UALR signed in Spain LEB Gold with Oviedo.
Mike Ochereobia from Western Illinois University signed in France NM2 with Feurs.
Tom Pereira from Rider, reportedly pursuing a pro football career.
Ovie Soko from University of Duquesne, signed in France Pro B with Boulazac.
Nigel Van Oostrum graduated from Park College signed in Netherlands with Den Helder.
Joe Daniels from University of Indianapolis
Guy Rundle from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
Mantas Drungys from Westmont settled in the US, not playing basketball anymore.
Adam Edwards from Mayville State settled in the US, not playing basketball anymore.
Alistair McCann from Hannibal LaGrange
Luke Rogers from Belhaven University
Michael Warner from University of Maine Presque Isle
Louis Allen from Johnson University now playing in NBL D1 with Worthing Thunder.


Edo Lawrence at Princeton has stopped playing due to injuries
Jake Ebbon who was at Dawson community College has stopped playing basketball.


(school/class referring to last season)
Scott O’Donnell (Junior)-West Virginia Wesleyan D2
Dan Shaw (Junior)-Emporia State University
Jake Wyatt (Junior)-Mount Aloysius College
Jacob Loveridge (Junior)-Southern Maine Community College
Davis Nicholson (Sophomore)-Southern Maine Community College
Micah Watson-Gayle (Freshman) – Seward County Community College (redshirting this season)
Benson Arogbo (Freshman) – Lassen Community College
Ollie Barratt (Freshman)-University of Maine Presque Isle
George Crudgington (Junior)- Hannibal-LaGrange (JV team)
Anton Dixon (Year 3) – Thompson Rivers University

Who Have We missed?

If you can help with any of the above, or add any I’ve completely missed, drop a comment below and let me know!

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