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Former Lion gets pro deal

UNIVERSITY PARK — Ex-Penn State Nittany Lion men’s basketball player Mike Watkins signed a contract to play professionally for the Cimarrones del Choco in Colombia.

The 2020 Penn State graduate will join his new team in Quibdo this month.

Watkins completed his career as one of only three Nittany Lions with 900 career rebounds, second-all-time with 953, and 1,000 career points (1,169). His 265 career blocked shots rank second on PSU’s all-time list.


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