Ex-UIC stars Kreps, Carter sign overseas

August, 22, 2011
Former UIC basketball players Paul Carter and Robo Kreps have signed overseas contracts, the school announced on Monday.

Carter, a 6-8 forward, signed with Proteas Danoi in the Cypriot League. He averaged 14.7 points and eight rebounds last season.

Kreps, a 6-1 guard, will play for MIA Tbilisi of the Georgian League. He finished seventh on UIC's all-time scoring list with 1,594 career points.

"I'd like to congratulate both Robo and Paul on extending their basketball careers on the professional level,” UIC coach Howard Moore said a statement. "Those guys did a great job serving as our co-captains last year, and had tremendous careers. I'm extremely happy for both of them, and we'll be paying close attention to their careers overseas."
Scott Powers is a general reporter for ESPNChicago.com. He is an award-winning journalist and has been reporting on preps, colleges and pros for publications throughout the Midwest since 1997.



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