Former Bronco big man heads overseas

Former Bronco big man heads overseas
Former Bronco Ryan Watkins will join Aris Leeuwarden in the Netherlands.

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) - Last year, Ryan Watkins was preparing for his senior year at Boise State.

This year, he's a freshman again, learning a new team and system.

Forward Ryan Watkins retweeted an article from Aris Leeuwarden, announcing that Watkins will be joining the team. The squad is a part of the Dutch Basketball League, the highest professional league in the Netherlands.

Watkins averaged 11.9 points and 10.6 rebounds a game last season. He started all 34 games for Boise State, which went 21-13. Watkins was named second-team All-Mountain West. He finished his time at Boise State as the school's second all-time leading rebounder and the only player to score more than 1,000 points and grab more than 750 rebounds.