Top German recruit heading to UMaine men’s basketball team

Posted April 12, 2012, at 8:21 p.m.

Till Gloger, a 6-foot-8 forward from Germany, has committed to play basketball this fall for the University of Maine men’s team, according to the website

Gloger has been a dominating force for the Paderborn Baskets in the German U19 League (Di Nachwuchs Basketball Bundesliga). He leads the league in scoring (25.2 points per game) and rebounding (13.5 rpg).

According to the website, Gloger is a strong post player with a solid turnaround jump shot. Tulane had also shown interest in him.

If accepted to UMaine, Gloger will join six other international players on the roster: Mike Allison and Justin Edwards of Canada, Kilian Cato of Finland, Alasdair Fraser of Scotland, Noam Laish of Israel and Zarko Valjarevic of Serbia.

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