Men's Basketball

 
August 15, 2014

Men's Basketball Pro Contract Trifecta

Three former Youngstown State men's basketball players have seen their dreams become a reality this summer by signing professional basketball contract. Former Penguins Kamren Belin, Damian Eargle and Kendrick Perry have all signed to play professionally overseas.

Belin signed with Universitatea Craiova in Romania, Eargle is with Aomori Watts of the Basketball Japan League, and Perry agreed to terms with the Sydney Kings of the National Basketball League in Australia.

Belin, a two-year letterwinner for the Penguins, averaged 11.3 points and 4.5 rebounds per game last season and made a career-best 60 3-pointers. For his career, Belin scored 728 points with 323 rebounds, 117 3-pointers made and 1.8 3-pointers made per game.

Eargle, who starred for the Penguins from 2010-13, finished his career the YSU's and the Horizon League's all-time leader in blocked shots with 309. He also ranks 25th all-time with 1,061 career points. grabbed 622 career rebounds and averaged 11.4 points per game during his career.

Perry, who played for the Orlando Magic in the 2014 NBA Summer League, finished his career at Youngstown State as the school's Division I leading scorer with 1,991 career points.

He also is the YSU career leader with 246 steals, 123 games played, 115 games started, 4,184 minutes played and 504 free-throws made. Perry also finished second all-time with 201 3-pointers made and third with 505 career assists. He also finished third on the all-time scoring list.