Siena's Clarence Jackson to Ukraine
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Clarence Jackson has decided to bring his talented overseas, signing a contract to play in Ukraine.
Jackson made his decision public on Facebook, writing, “Ukraine it is. Making my professional start and excited about the opportunity.”
Jackson joins plenty of former Saints teammates, also playing pros overseas.
Ryan Rossiter (France), Ronald Moore (Poland), Kenny Hasbourck (Spain) and Alex Franklin (France) have all turned their basketball talent into a profession.
Another former Siena player is currently in the National Basketball Developmental League. Edwin Ubiles, another former teammate of Jackson’s was chosen in the most recent draft and currently is with the Dakota Wizards.
Jackson is the 27th all-time leading scorer at Siena, scoring 1,164 points in his career, while helping the Saints win three Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference titles and two games in the NCAA tournament.
Jackson will be playing for the SK Dnipro Azot, of the Ukrainian Superleague.