Boise State Athletics

BOISE, Idaho – Former Boise State Guard Abu Kigab was drafted in the first round of the 2022 NBA G League Draft, as the Fort Wayne Mad Ants selected Kigab with the 13th overall pick on Saturday.

Kigab was the second Mountain West player selected in the draft after being selected by the Indiana Pacers affiliate.

A three-year starter for the Broncos, Kigab was twice selected to All-Mountain West with the Blue and Orange, and he was the 2022 Mountain West Tournament Most Valuable Player after averaging 14.7 points, 4 .3 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 1.7 steals per game. in Las Vegas.

As a fifth-year senior, Kigab led Boise State to a sweep of the Mountain West regular season title and conference tournament titles, as well as the highest NCAA tournament seed in history. of the program in 2021-22. The Broncos became only the fifth team in conference history to win both titles.

For his Boise State career, Kigab started 78 games and scored 1,035 points. He averaged 12.9 points and 5.1 rebounds per game as a Bronco.

Kigab played for the Niagara River Lions of the Canadian Elite Basketball League this fall after playing for the Toronto Raptors in the NBA 2K23 Summer League. The Ontario native was also a member of the Canadian Senior National Team for the 2022 FIBA ​​AmeriCup.

Comments are closed.