11 Sep Huntington Player Signs Pro Contract
Alex Kock, a 2007 Huntington University graduate, has contracted to play professional basketball for BC Mess, a team in Luxemburg. This is the first time a former Forester has been signed to a professional team. Kock, a native of Auburn, Ind., left for Europe on September 8, and will play through April 17.
In 2007, Kock was named Division II National Player of the Year by the NAIA. In HU’s own Mid-Central Conference, he was named Player of the Year for three consecutive years (he played his freshman year at Wright State University before transferring to Huntington). As a senior, Kock averaged 23.4 points and 10 rebounds per game. Read more about him.