The Dominican pivot, Luis Santos, became the latest reinforcement of the University of Concepcion with a view to your participation in the Basketball Champions League Americas, the most important club tournament on the continent.
At 26 years old and 2.03 meters tall, the Central American thus joins the Americans, Brandon Moss and Durrell Summers, like the new letters aliens from the Campanile, to whom the presence of the historic Evandro Arteaga is added, as the exclusive Chilean recruitment for the contest that will begin this weekend.
Ready for the premiere
Born on December 6, 1994 in Imbert, province of Puerto Plata, in the Dominican Republic, Santos moved to U.S during the second season of high school in Saint Louis Raymond, NY.
After two seasons in college basketball in the United States, at the University of South Florida, he averaged 3.7 points and 3.3 rebounds in 12 minutes of action. In his third season, he went to St. Louis University where due to administrative problems he was relegated from the team.
In 2018 he arrived in the American continent for his first professional experience at the Club Ciclista Olímpico de Santiago del Estero, in Argentina, where he played 46 games in the National League with an average of 7.9 points and 4.4 rebounds in 16 minutes of play. Later he went to Biguá in Uruguay, where he averaged 13.3 points and 7.5 rebounds.
In addition, he has an active presence in the national team with which he played the Pan American Games in Lima 2019 and was part of the preselection that finally played the World Cup in China. Likewise, in December it was in the last qualifying window of the AmeriCup 2022 in the quand Dominican Republic overwhelmed Cuba.
The technical manager of the Campanil, Sergio Montoya, he referred to his hiring. “Our first option was Anthony Kent who was our player in 2018, but bureaucratic issues did not allow it. This is how his name appeared, we chose him for his youth and athleticism that allows him to run the field as we need. He will arrive in Buenos Aires this Saturday and there he will meet the rest of the squad ”, he explained.