Former New Mexico State star Daniel Mullings poured in 24 points with 13 rebounds to lead Finland’s Kataja past Sweden’s Sodertalje 97-58 in Europe’s Basketball Champions League.
The 6-2 guard also had 5 assists and a whopping 7 steals.
Joey King (Minnesota) added 20 and Byron Wesley (Gonzaga) scored 16 for Kataja in the victory.
For Sodertalje, Tylor Ongwae (University of Louisiana Monroe) had a team-high 18 points in the loss.
The Basketball Champions League is a competition which is a joint partnership between FIBA and 10 top European leagues.
But the star of this game was Mullings.
Mullings played in the China NBL this summer, averaging 33 points, 10.9 rebounds, 3.5 assists, and 4.6 steals for Jianghuai.
Last season the Canada native was in Germany, where he averaged 5.2 points and 1.9 rebounbds for Bayreuth in the BBL league.
A college star at New Mexico State, Mullings led the team to four straight WAC Tournament championships.
He was also named to the All-WAC First Team in 2014 and 2015.
As a junior, Mullings led the Aggies in scoring (16.8ppg), assists (3.5apg), and steals (65 total).
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