Player Watch #32: Noah Gown

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Ambrosia

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I'm finding it hard to get over the bit about him turning down the chance to go the US on basketball scholarship. That could have been an amazing life experience.
Wonder what sort of offer it was . Got a few mates who've gone the collegiate sport rout. It sounds like awesome fun but depending on what your offer is it can still be extremely expensive .
 

Vander18

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He was pretty good - played for Vic country so he’s no hack.

College scholarships to the US run across a huge spectrum. You have Jack White playing at Duke ....great basketball program, great academics, an amazing life opportunity. Plenty of other Aussies are playing at North-West Bum**** State and getting neither good academics or basketball development/exposure.

There is footage of Gown playing in a touring team to the States against the youngest Ball brother - he could definitely hoop, but turning his back on the offer suggests it was more Bum**** State than Duke.
 

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