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Rainmen Sign Darnell Hugee

February 17, 2012 - National Basketball League of Canada (NBL Canada) - Halifax Rainmen News Release

(Halifax, NS) The Halifax Rainmen are pleased to announce the signing of 6'7'', 205-pound power forward, Darnell Hugee.

The 27-year-old Brooklyn, New York native played college basketball at Prairie View University where he averaged 15 points in 26.4 minutes per game. In 2010, Hugee was named Defensive Player of the Year. He was also named to the SWAC First Team All-Conference in 2009 and 2010. Since playing at Prairie View University, Hugee has played professionally overseas.

"We are extremely excited about Darnell," says Halifax Rainmen President & CEO, Andre Levingston. "He is a very athletic young man and his passion for defense will fit into Coach Pep's coaching philosophy perfectly."

Hugee will report to the Halifax Rainmen on Saturday, February 18. He is expected to play with the team in this Sunday's 4:00 p.m. home game against the National Basketball League of Canada's first-place London Lightning. The Rainmen are 0-5 against the Lightning this season. Sunday will mark the teams' last regular season meeting in 2012.

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