FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 29, 2001
Union Basketball Adds Cameroon National
Jackson, Tenn.—Union University completes their 2001
roster with the signing of Serge Nkoudjo, a 6-foot-7 235-lb.
power forward from Yaounde, Cameroon. Union’ s head coach
Ralph Turner believes "Serge is an extremely hard worker
with immense potential. His soft touch from the outside and
ability to be physical inside will help the bulldogs next
year." Nkoudjo averaged 16 points, 11 rebounds, and three
blocks per game last season for the BEAC Yaounde national
team. Nkoudjo shot 70% from the free throw line and 50% from
the field while leading his team to another top finish in
Cameroon. Nkoudjo is coming to America to pursue a degree in
journalism while playing basketball for the Bulldogs for the
next four seasons.