Notable Spartan Alums

Kyle Hines

Kyle Hines (2004-08) is currently playing for Olympia Milano in Greece after playing for CSKA Moscow in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague. He is the only American player in the EuroLeague to hold 4 Championship titles (2012, 2013, 2016, 2019). He also won the EuroLeague Best Defender twice (2016 & 2018) and was added to the 2010-2020 Euro All-Decade Team (video)!

Twitter: @SirHines


Kyrin Galloway

Kyrin Galloway (2016-20) is currently playing for NBL in New Zealand under a 3-year contract. Senior Season Highlights: (video).

James Dickey

James Dickey (2015-20) is currently playing for Szedak in Hungary. As of graduating, he ranked third in program history in blocks with (170) and fifth in rebounds (763). Senior Season Highlights: (video).

Twitter: @21james__

Jordy Kuiper

Jordy Kuiper (2013-17) is currently playing for CEP Lorient in France after playing for Caceres in the Spanish LEB Gold league. Originally from the Netherlands, Kuiper was an Ambassador for the Bas van de Goor Foundation, whose mission is to enhance the quality of life for people with diabetes through exercise and sport.

Twitter: @JordyKuiper

Francis Alonso

Francis Alonso (2015-19) is currently playing for Montakit Fuenlabrada in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague. Alonso came to UNCG from Malaga, Spain, and was one of the main reasons the Spartans won 25+ game for three straight seasons.

Twitter: @francisalonso10

Diante Baldwin

Diante Baldwin (2013-17) is currently playing in Bulgaria after being in Germany with the Tuebingen Tigers. Born in High Point, NC, his first year in pro ball saw him in Poland where he received the “Rookie of the Year” for the league.

Twitter: @dbaldwin_20

Marvin Smith Jr.

Marvin Smith (2014-18) is currently playing in Bulgaria after being in Germany with the Tuebingen Tigers. He started his pro career with a short stint in the NBA G-league and Iceland.

Twitter: @MarvinS_Jr

Kayel Locke

Kayel Locke (2012-16) is currently playing for Landstede Zwolle and helped them win their first ever Dutch Basketball League Championship in 2019. He has played in Kosovo, Germany, Finland, Estonia, Portugal, and Rain or Shine Elasto Painters in the Phillipines.

Twitter: @13TheLegend

Nick Paulos

Nick Paulos (2011-15) is currently playing for Kolossos Rhodes in Greece. He originally signed with AEK Athens after graduating UNCG, and played for Svenska in the Swedish Basketball League in 2018-2019 (video).

Twitter: @n_paulos31

RJ White

RJ White (2012-17) is currently playing for Real Canoe Madrid (twitter) after playing for Soles de Mexicali in Mexico (article).


Trevis Simpson

Trevis Simpson (2010-13) is currently playing for Gaziantep Basketbol (twitter) after playing for Rasta Vechta in Germany.


LLoyd Burgess

LLoyd Burgess (2014-19) is currently playing for Teuta Durrës Basketball in Durres, Albany. (tweet)


James Maye

James Maye (1999-2003) has played pro in Greece, Argentina, Mexico, Venezuela, Hong Kong, and Puerto Rico, and most recently played for Reales de La Vega in the Dominican Republic in 2016. After a gig in the front office of the Washington Wizards, he became an Assistant Coach for the Greensboro Swarm in the NBA G-League in 2019. (tweet)


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