The Joe Zone

Barking Abbey interview

Joe Ikhinmwin was part of the first recruiting class of Barking Abbey Basketball Academy in September 2006. He went on to represent Great Britain at U20 level and was a successful player with the London Leopards before finishing his studies and securing a scholarship to the USA. Three years after leaving Barking Abbey with a…
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First to secure scholarship to USA

Academy Student is first to secure USA College Scholarship Barking Abbey School student Joe Ikhinmwin is the first Barking Abbey Academy player to gain a scholarship to play basketball in the United States. The 19-year-old Great Britain junior international will start at Seminole State College in Oklahoma where he will spend a maximum of two…
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England team selection

FORMER Leopards players Joe Ikhinmwin was included in the 17-man England squad for their 11-game summer programme.

Ikhinmwin played for the Big Cats as a 19-year-old 2006/7 season before going to college in the States.

He sat out his first year with a back injury, but some impressive performances for Seminole State College in the last two seasons has seen the talented forward sign for NCAA Division One side South Carolina State Bulldogs where he will spend the next two years in the Mid-Eastern Athletic.