Alex Loughton ('06) -Making up for lost time
By ODU Athletics
Feb. 20, 2012
By: Paulo Kennedy, Pagemasters
It's Boomers camp in Melbourne in August 2010 and the FIBA World Championship in Turkey is only days away.
With Chris Anstey and Andrew Bogut unavailable from the team that finished seventh at the Beijing Olympics, another sharp-shooting big man seems a must to spread the floor for slashing guards Patty Mills and Brad Newley.
Alex Loughton is making a strong case for a plane ticket to Istanbul, nailing jumpers, playing solid team defence, passing like a guard and showing every bit of his high basketball IQ.