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'Roo Star Reaches Milestone

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SHERMAN, Texas – Austin College senior Kola Alade of Murphy, Texas reached a milestone this past weekend that only 16 former 'Roo men's basketball players have ever met when he surpassed 1,000 career points.

With Austin College basketball celebrating its 100th season this year, Alade becomes the first player to reach this mi lestone in the second century of Kangaroo basketball. 

A two-time All-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference performer, Alade leads a team that has opened the season with a 4-1 record, the best start in recent memory in Austin College men's basketball.

Alade will be honored prior to the team's home game against Millsaps College on Saturday, December 5.  Prior to tip time, Alade will be presented with a game ball to celebrate his accomplishment.

Austin College athletic teams participate as a member of the NCAA Division III and the So uthern Collegiate Athletic Conference.