Cavaliers in the Pros
Top The University of Virginia alumni playing currently pro basketball
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Every week we bring you a list of the top former Cavaliers players who continue their career in pro basketball.
#1. Dominique Toussaint (5’9”-G-98, graduated ’20, plays pro in Germany) was the major contributor in a Eisvogel USC Freiburg’s victory against one of league’s weakest teams TV Saarlouis Royals (2-9) 84-66 in the German DBBL on Saturday night. She recorded 21 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 5 steals in 34 minutes; quite an impressive performance considering it’s only Toussaint’s first season in pro basketball. Eisvogel USC Freiburgis placed first in the DBBL. It’s Toussaint’s first year with the team. She has relatively good stats this season 12.0ppg, 3.5rpg, 1.4apg and 1.6spg.
#2. Experienced Lyndra Littles Weaver (6’1”-F/C-87, graduated ’09, plays in Spain) contributed to Promete’s victory against the closely-ranked Gran Canaria (7-12) 73-66 in the Spanish Liga Dia in Friday night’s game. She scored 6 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. Campus Promete Logrono (7-12) is placed 11th in the Liga Dia. It was her team’s first victory after three consecutive loses. It’s Littles Weaver’s first season with the team. This year Littles Weaver averages 8.2ppg and 4.1rpg in 11 games she played so far.
#3. Ariana Moorer (5’8”-G-91, graduated ’12, currently in Iceland), who plays in the Icelandic Dominos League could not help Fjolnir to beat Haukar (3-2). Moorer recorded 7 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists and made 2 blocks in 29 minutes. Fjolnir was badly defeated70-54at home by the lower-ranked Haukar (#3). Moorer has relatively good stats this season 12.7ppg, 9.7rpg, 4.3apg and 3.7spg.
Other former The University of Virginia players, who play in pro basketball:
Jocelyn Willoughby (6’0”-F/G-98) plays for Petah Tikva in Israeli D1
Lisa Jablonowski (6’3”-F-97) plays for Costa Masnaga in Italian Serie A1
Aliyah El Huland (6’1”-G-95) played for Hogsbo in Swedish Damligan few monts ago
Aisha Balarabe (6’3”-C-85) plays for Bashkimi in Kosovan Superleague
J’Kyra Brown (5’11”-G) played for Yalova Vip in Turkish TKBL last year
Notice: The list above includes only some of alumni playing currently in pro basketball. Check complete list of The University of Virginia basketball alumni.
Dominique Toussaint is last week best Cavaliers alumni, who plays professional basketball (Photo: Freiburg)