Cuthbert Victor

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Cuthbert Victor
No. 10 – Incheon ET Land Elephants
Position Power forward
League Korean Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1983-01-30) January 30, 1983 (age 34)
Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
Nationality U.S. Virgin Islands
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school St. Joseph
(U.S. Virgin Islands)
College Murray State (2000–2004)
NBA draft 2004 / Undrafted
Playing career 2004–present
Career history
2004–2005 CB Plasencia
2005–2006 CB Tarragona
2006–2007 Cantabria Baloncesto
2007–2008 CAI Zaragoza
2008–2009 Melilla Baloncesto
2009–2011 Menorca Bàsquet
2011–2012 Spartak Primorye
2012–2013 Le Mans
2013–2015 Krasny Oktyabr
2015–2016 Ulsan Mobis Phoebus
2016 Capitanes de Arecibo
2016–present Incheon ET Land Elephants
Career highlights and awards

Cuthbert Victor (born January 30, 1983) is a U.S. Virgin Islander professional basketball player who last played for the Incheon ET Land Elephants of the Korean Basketball League. Nicknamed the "Greek God" by Virgin Island fans, he is a long-time member of the U.S. Virgin Islands national basketball team.[1]

College career[edit]

Victor played college basketball at Murray State University. In his four years there, he established himself as a dominant force for the Racers. Despite flying under the radar, he has been called one of the best players in Murray State Racer history, and was once named CollegehoopsNet Unsung Player of the week.[2][3]

Victor graduated as the all-time Racer leader in career blocks (160).[4] He also ranks in the top 6 on the school's career list in rebounds, field goal percentage, and steals, and is 14th in career points.[5] During his time at the university, he led the team to the NCAA Tournament twice, in 2002 and 2004. After a senior season in which he averaged 14.6 points and 10.2 rebounds per game, he was named Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year.[6][7]

Pro career[edit]

After graduating, Victor began his career in Spain for CAI Zaragoza for the 2004-05 season. He has spent his entire career in Spain, first for Zaragoza and then with Melilla Baloncesto. In the 2008-09 season with Melilla, he averaged 14 points and 6.3 rebounds per game in 37 games for the team and was a candidate for League MVP.[8][9] On July 28, 2009, he signed with another Spanish team, Menorca Bàsquet, for the 2009-10 season; where with the team and his help, achieved ending in second place and go to ACB league, one of the best leagues around the world.[10] In August 2011 he signed with Spartak Primorye in Russia.[11]

Virgin Islands national team[edit]

Victor is a long-time member of the U.S. Virgin Islands national basketball team. He has been with the team since 1999 and competed for the team at the 2003, 2007, and FIBA Americas Championship 2009.[12] He was the fourth leading overall scorer at the 2008 Centrobasket tournament and top overall rebounder while averaging 21.8 points and 10 rebounds per game for the Virgin Islands.[13] He was also the team's leading scorer with 16.6 points per game at the 2006 Centrobasket.[14] The Virgin Islands won the silver medal at both tournaments.

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