Explorers' Mekongo to play in Hungary

La Salle graduate Yves Mekongo has signed a contract to play professionally for Factum Sport Debrecen in the Hungarian A Division. Mekongo, a two-time Academic All-American and first-team selection in 2009-10, was the Atlantic 10 men’s basketball student-athlete of the year last year.

The Cameroon native averaged 11.0 points in 2009-10 and finished his career with 1,014 points. He joins former teammate Rodney Green as a professional player. Green is playing for Galil Galboa in the Israel Premier League, averaging 10.5 points and four rebounds per game in EuroLeague action.