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Basketball: Nathan Cayo will play for the Alliance

The Montreal Alliance signed Montreal winger Nathan Cayo for the 2022 Canadian Elite Basketball League (CBLE) season on Wednesday.

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The 6’7″ athlete played the past five seasons with the University of Richmond Spiders in Virginia, averaging 8.9 points, 1.3 assists and 4.0 rebounds in 155 games per outing. , while hitting 55.2% of his shots. In 2020-21, Cayo became the 50th Richmond player to reach 1,000 career points. He finished his college career as the 25th leading scorer in college history with 1,385 points and is ranked fourth in program history in field goal percentage.

“I am really excited to start playing in front of the fans and to be part of this first season for the Montreal Alliance, he said in a press release. I would like to thank God for this opportunity to start my professional career. in Montreal, in the city where I grew up and learned to play basketball.”

Cayo averaged 19.6 points and grabbed 9.3 rebounds per game last season, helping his team qualify for March Madness. The Spiders also lost in the second round. He joins point guards Kemy Ossé and Alain Louis, fullback Isiah Osborne, wingers Dominic Green and James Jean-Marie, and center Marc-André Fortin, who are also part of the Alliance squad.