Men's Basketball - Fri, Aug. 24, 2012
Georgetown College men's basketball Maurice Pearson will
be trying out for Jezioro Tarnobrzeg, a Polish professional basketball team. He
arrived in Poland yesterday.
Pearson helped the Tigers to an Elite Eight appearance
this past season, averaging 15.2 points and 8.5 rebounds per game. He was named
Third-Team All-America during his senior season. As a junior, Pearson averaged
11 ppg and 6.6 rpg as the Tigers made it back to the Fab Four.
"It's really exciting to see Mo get this opportunity,"
said GC coach Chris Briggs. "He was a staple on our team over the past several
The center from Maryland dealt with knee injuries most of
his time at Georgetown, but has been able to get strong enough to try and
continue his career at the next level. If he is signed he will be the 45th
Tiger to play professionally.