It has been a really good year for former BYU Cougars playing basketball around the world. All eight players who are currently playing overseas have had the chance to start and make big contributions for their teams.
While some of the leagues have already finished for the season, some players still have plenty of games remaining as they finish the regular season and venture on into the playoffs.
Here is a look a how each of the former BYU players have performed recently.
Charles Abouo, Al Khor (Qatar-D1)
Abouo had a huge season for Al Khor in the regular season and in Qatar Cup play. He was a consistent scorer who did excellent work on the glass and also provided fantastic defense in his 21 games.
On the season, he played 18 games and averaged 25.8 points on 42 percent shooting with 12.2 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 3.7 steals in 40.2 minutes.
In three Cup games, he averaged 20.3 points, 11.3 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.3 steals in 37 minutes.
Rashaun Broadus, MKS Dabrowa Gornicza (Poland-TBL)
Broadus is the top scoring an assist man on a middle of the pack team in the best league in Poland. He had an impressive scoring performance as MKS DG dropped a 86-80 score to Stelmet ZG. In the defeat, he finished with 21 points on 6 for 10 shooting from the floor, including 4 for 5 from 3-point land and 5 for 7 from the free-throw line. He added three assists and a rebound in 31 minutes.
On the season, he has played 31 games and is averaging 16 points on 43.4 percent shooting with 4.1 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 33.1 minutes.
Lee Cummard, Okapi Aalstar (Belgium-Ethias League)
Cummard has been a steady performer as Aalstar is sitting right in the middle of the top group in the Belgium Stage Two standings. He had a nice game in a 107-99 loss to Antwerp when he finished with eight points on 1 for 3 shooting from beyond the arc and 5 for 6 from the free-throw line. He added six rebounds, a steal and a block in 30 minutes on the floor.
On the season, he has played 25 games and is averaging 7.3 points on 50 percent shooting from the floor, including 42.4 percent from beyond the arc with 4.8 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.0 steals in 23.8 minutes.
Brandon Davies, Openjobmetis Varese (Italy-Serie A)
While he hasn’t had any monster performances lately, Davies has still been very productive in Italian League play and Europe Cup. One of his best recent games came in a 79-70 win over Vanoli CR when he had 17 points on 5 for 8 shooting from the field and 7 for 9 from the foul line. He added seven rebounds, two assists, a steal and a block in 28 minutes.
In 29 games in Italy-Serie A, he is averaging 12.8 points on 47 percent shooting from the floor with 6.4 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.0 steals in 25.6 minutes.
In 18 Europe Cup games, he is averaging 15.7 points on 55.9 percent shooting from the floor with 7.7 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 23.7 minutes.
Tyler Haws, Obradoiro CAB, (Spain-Liga Endesa)
Haws has been seeing more minutes of late as the regular season is coming to a close. One of his best showings came in a 71-70 loss to Estudiantes when he totaled 11 points on 50 percent shooting from the field while making his only free-throw. He added two steals, a rebound and an assist in 20 minutes on the floor.
On the season, he has played 29 games and is averaging 7.9 points on 45.4 percent shooting from the floor and 82 percent shooting from the free-throw line to go along with 1.3 rebounds in 18.9 minutes.
Jonathan Tavernari, Agropoli (Italy-Serie A2)
While Tavernari has missed the last four games with an injury, Agropoli ran off a string of four-straight wins to finish with a regular-season record of 19-11 and a second place finish in the West division. Up next is a playoff matchup with Eternedile Bologna.
On the season, he has played 26 games and is averaging 13.3 points on 41.3 percent shooting from the floor with 4.5 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 31.3 minutes.
Agustin Ambrosino, Alianza Viedma (Argentina-TNA)
Ambrosino had one of his best games of the season in the series-clinching 71-55 win over Gimnasia LP in game five of the best-of-five series. He totaled 11 points on 5 for 7 shooting from the floor and a make on his only free-throw attempt. He added a game-high 14 rebounds, including three on the offensive end
On the season, he has played 38 games and is averaging 6.3 points on 43 percent shooting from the floor with 4.3 rebounds in 19.5 minutes.
Trent Plaisted, Neptunas, (Lithuania-LKL)
Although his minutes have been up and down in recent weeks, Plaisted has still been a solid contributor off the bench. In a 103-69 win over Nevezis, he finished with five points on 1 for 2 shooting from the floor and 3 of 4 from the free-throw line. He added four rebounds, two blocks and an assist in 18 minutes of action.
In 17 Lithuanian League games, he is averaging 5.4 points on 49.3 percent shooting with 3.8 rebounds in 15 minutes.
In five Eurocup games, he is averaging 1.4 points on 33.3 percent shooting with 2.8 rebounds in 11.8 minutes.