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Blake Hamilton signs professional basketball contract with BK Ventspils

Hamilton led the Bulls in points per game and assists in 2016-2017.

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Blake Hamilton has finally found a professional basketball home in Europe after going undrafted in this year’s NBA Draft.

BK Ventspils, a club in the Latvian Basketball League, confirmed the signing on its team website early Monday. BK Ventspils also particilates in the Baltic Basketball League and the Champions League.

Hamilton, a California native, was an all-Mid-American Conference third teamer in 2015-2016 and earned a spot on the all-MAC second team in the 2016-2017 season. Hamilton became the 19th player in program history to surpass 1,000 points in his final game with the Bulls against eventual MAC champion Kent State.

A former transfer from Northern Arizona University, Hamilton started in both of his two seasons with the Bulls, averaging 15.4 points per game, 6.6 rebounds per game and 3.35 assists per game. At six-foot-six, 205 lbs., Hamilton is adapted for playing the wing. Hamilton led the Bulls in 2016-2017 with a 17.7 PPG average, scoring over 30 points three times, including a career-best 36 against Alaska-Anchorage. He also paced the Bulls with 141 assists, a team high.