‘Hip Hip’, a ‘tough guy’ from Bilbao at the gates of the Madison legend
Spanish Jorge ‘Hip Hip’ Bilbao a powerful power forward pointing to soccer goalkeeper and has finished in the NCAA blunting with UT Arlington, touched with the fingertips double-double in the win 85-69 Of the ‘Mavericks’ against Akron to advance to the quarterfinals of the prestigious National Invitation Tournament (NIT).
The Basque player, “a tough guy” who spent several days in the hospital affected by acute gastroenteritis last week, signed 10 points (3 of 6 in 2 and 4 of 5 free throws) and 9 rebounds Party) in 26 minutes at the College Park Center.
In the next round of the NIT, which also remains alive the quoted Sebas Saiz (Ole Miss) UT Arlington (27-8) will cross with Cal State Bakersfield (24-9).
In the event of winning the Mavericks, which add up to 14 consecutive home wins, they will make it to the NIT ‘Final Four’ at the legendary Madison Square Garden March 28-30.