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Taiwo Badmus made an impressive start to the NCAA Division 2 season after leading UVa-Wise to a 100-97 overtime victory.
The redshirt junior – who transferred from Fairmont State University – put up career-highs of 29 points and 21 rebounds for a stellar double-double.
Badmus shot 9-of-14 inside the arc and also made 11 free throws whilst adding two blocks in a 39 minutes of the Cavaliers’ opening success in the extra period.
FINAL OT: @UVaWiseMBB 100, @ECSUVikings 97. Redshirt junior forward Taiwo Badmus had a breakout game of 29 pts. and 21 rebounds #GoCavsGo pic.twitter.com/EnlMmWeZyd
— UVa-Wise Athletics (@UVaWiseCavs) November 12, 2016
The London-born forward then recorded 17 points and eight rebounds in a 77-88 loss against Virginia Union in the second game of the Earl Lloyd Classic.
Check out Badmus putting on a show at the 2016 Pro Classic this past summer: