German Team: UConn’s Wolf Going Pro
A UConn men’s basketball player who was arrested back in February is leaving the team.
According to the web site of the Telekom Baskets in Bonn, Germany, Enosch Wolf has has signed a 2-year contract to play professionally. Wolf is from Germany.
According to the Baskets, the 7-foot 1-inch big man says he must adapt to the fast pace of the Bundesliga, and get used to international play.
Back in Storrs, Wolf lost his scholarship, after he was charged with grabbing and pushing a female student, knocking her glasses off and refusing to leave her apartment.
In court the charges were dropped when Wolf completed a domestic violence program.
On the court last season the UConn center averaged 3.4 points per game, and 3.4 rebounds per game.
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Here is a Google translation of the Telekom Baskets announcement:
An NCAA champ for Bonn
Center Enosh Wolf writes under contract until 2015
The Telekom Baskets Bonn find anything in search of a player for the big items. Enosh Wolf changes from the renowned University of Connecticut (NCAA) in the Beko Basketball Bundesliga. The German 2.15-meter man has signed a contract in Bonn for the next two seasons.
Enosh Wolf played at the University of Connecticut (USA)
The 22-year-old was in the past two and a half years in the UConn Huskies squad, with whom he won the NCAA championship during his freshman season as anno, 2011. In the finals of March Madness wrestled Wolf and Co. of Butler University with the competitors down 53:41 – on the opposite side was the way an actor with Matt Howard, who hired recently in Ulm. After a mixed familiarization phase, the New Baskets worked with a lot of perseverance in the rotation of the Huskies and was for 2012/2013 rewarded with nearly 14 minutes of playing time. On the field, Wolf was responsible for an average of 3.4 points and 3.4 rebounds. For sure to be the best game he looked for the big stage at the legendary Madison Square Garden in New York, where he worked with twelve points and nine “boards” against North Carolina State barely scraped by a “double-double” passed in December last year .
“I’m from the vision that Coach Fischer, and convinced me it may very well find,” says Wolf. “With the complex of the Telekom Dome are given us perfect training conditions as in Germany are not standard, I have learned to appreciate but similar in college. Adapt to the faster pace in the Bundesliga my game and also internationally to compete in the Eurocup, are challenges that I like to introduce myself. ”
Enosh Wolf at his new place of work
Baskets coach Mathias Fischer looks forward to the cooperation with the Center. “With its length and the appropriate physique he will help us in very close board,” said Bonner head coach. “Enosh comes from a true-basketball-family and brings a highly professional attitude that will allow him to get used to the Beko BBL safe. His collected in the NCAA experience, we want to exploit jointly to develop it into a full-fledged Bonn league players. ”
The former national player A2 is the eldest son of Horst and Wolf subsidence, which in turn can both look back on successful careers Bundesliga. Even the younger siblings Julius and Ronja are fond of the orange leather, the latter with two Steingädele reaped NBBL Championships and currently participates with the U20 national team at the European Championships in Estonia’s Tallinn.
At the University of Connecticut Enosh Wolf was recently part of a “German trio”. In addition to the Center Niels Giffey and Leon Tolksdorf were in the squad of head coach Kevin Ollie. Besides winning the NCAA championship in 2011, there was the opening of the 2012/2013 season, another particularly event – the game against Michigan was held in Hangar 5 of the American Ramstein Air Base and televised live by ESPN.
Name: Enosh Wolf
Height: 2.15 meters
Date of birth: 18.10.1990
Previous clubs: University of Connecticut (NCAA), and Wilbraham Munson Academy
Squad Telekom Baskets Bonn (as of 07/12/2013):
David McCray, Andrej Mangold, Benas Veikalas, Florian Koch, Jamel McLean, Steve Wachalski, Enosh Wolf