Aaron DeShon McGhee Joins Talk N Text Phone Pals
The Talk N Text Phone Pals are serious about their 2008 Philippine Basketball Association Fiesta Cup campaign and have signed a decorated import to bolster the team after losing Asi Taulava in a trade that brought them to Ali Peek .
Aaron DeShon Mcghee applied for the NBA Draft in 2002 after participating in the 2002 NCAA Final Four appearance of his alma mater University of Oklahoma Sooners, who led with his outstanding play, averaging 21.8 points and 7.2 rebounds in 5 NCAA Tournament games. Oklahoma then broke into the Final Four for the first time since 1988. He was only the 33rd player in University of Oklahoma school history to have scored at least 1000 points, a feat he did in the last 2 years of his career. college career. He completed his freshman year at Cincinnati and his sophomore year at Vincennes University in Indiana. DeShon was named Most Valuable Player at the 2002 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, where he averaged 22.3 points per start and 12.7 caroms per game.
As a senior at the University of Oklahoma, Aaron DeShon McGhee averaged a team-high 16 points and a team-high 7.7 rebounds per game. In the NCAA tournament, he put up big numbers: 26 points and 12 rebounds in a first-round win against Illinois, 25 points in a second-round win against Xavier, 21 points and 8 rebounds in another game-winner against Arizona in the Sweet 16, 15 points against Missouri in an Elite Eight victory and 22 points and 8 rebounds in their semifinal loss to Indiana.
The Pals also released Francis Barcellano to the Philippine Basketball League and signed Gec Chia and Gilbert Lao.