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Barking Abbey alumni Bakkali signs for Jacksonville

PUBLISHED: 15:00 20 June 2017

Barking Abbey alumni Radwan Bakkali

Barking Abbey alumni Radwan Bakkali

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Former Barking Abbey basketball player Radwan Bakkali has signed to NCAA Division 1 Jacksonville University for the 2017/18 season.

The six foot ten forward graduated from the Sandringham Road school in 2015, before going on to do two years at Kilgore College.

The 20–year-old registered a season-high 13 points on 5/10 shooting in their final game of the year, as Kilgore finished with a 13-16 record in Bakkali’s Sophomore season.

“This is a fantastic achievement for Radwan,” said BA Director of Operations Lloyd Gardner.

“He was a young man that joined us with very limited basketball experience but a work ethic that saw him improve a huge amount in a very short period of time.

“I am proud that he has continued with this through his time at Kilgore College and look forward to seeing him continue to grow and improve as a basketball player at Jacksonville.”


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