BUFFALO, NY – Former University at Buffalo basketball player Turner Battle (Kernersville, NC/East Forsyth) has signed contract to play professional basketball in Estonia. Battle, an AP All-American and Mid-American Conference Player of the Year, will play for BC Kalev - a first division team in Estonia. BC Kalev won the Estonian League Championship last season.
"This is a great opportunity to get a lot of exposure internationally," Battle said. "I'm looking forward to developing my game and reaching my goal of playing in the NBA."
Battle averaged 15.5 points, 4.6 rebounds and 4.4 assists his senior season at UB. He finished his career as the Bulls' fourth all-time leading scorer (1,414 points).