August 22, 2012
For Immediate Release
Fort Wayne, Ind. – Former Indiana Tech men’s basketball player Chris Ware has recently signed a professional contract to play with the Giurgiu Wolves of the Divizia A Romanian basketball league.
Divizia A is the top-tier professional basketball league of Romania. Ware earned the deal after showcasing his skills at the EuroCamp Dallas held this past summer.
During the 2011-12 season, the 6-8 forward helped lead the Warriors to their second straight 20-win season and helped the team make its first NAIA National Tournament appearance since 2008. In his only season playing for Tech, Ware averaged 9.5 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. He was third on the team with 285 points scored and ranked second in total rebounds with 214.
Prior to coming to Indiana Tech, Ware also had successful stints at Pittsburg State (KS) and Lincoln College (IL), where he was named a First Team All-American while guiding the Lynx to a NJCAA National Championship.
Ware becomes the fourth player out of Indiana Tech to sign a pro deal in the past two seasons under Head Coach Al Grushkin, joining James Hicks, Clyde McKinney, and Manny Hendrix.
For more information on the signing visit http://www.eurobasket.com/Romania/basketball.asp?NewsID=283899
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