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Aaron Geramipoor signs with the Canarias Basketball Academy

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Four years ago, Seton Hall signed Aaron Geramipoor from the Canarias Basketball Academy. Now, the towering center is heading back to Spain.

Chris Chambers

The last member of Seton Hall's graduated senior class to have not signed a professional basketball contract has now done so. Aaron Geramipoor has inked a deal with the familiar Canarias Basketball Academy, who play in LEB Plata, the third tier of professional ball in Spain.

"[The] CBA experience is insuperable because you will have 15 or more coaches checking you everyday nowhere else so that you get better in all the game aspects," said Geramipoor in a release. "It is very beautiful to see the great passion for basketball that the Academy transmits, setting true and solid values. I am glad to come back and be part of it."

CBA's coach, Pepe Carrion, said that Aaron "is a player that in my opinion fulfills all the aims of the Academy. He is a young player that knows CBA really well that has just finished college and that has an ambition to open a door for himself in the European basketball. He is a player with a real commitment, something that can be watched in every practice, and I think that he could contribute with more experience if we compare him with our eighteen-year-old young players."

Geramipoor joins Patrik Auda (AZS Polfarmex Kutno, Polish TBL), Fuquan Edwin (Pistoia Basket, Italian Serie A), Gene Teague (ALM Evreux, French Pro B), and Brian Oliver (KK Kumanovo, Macedonia-Prva Liga) as players from Seton Hall's 2013-14 team that are now playing professionally in Europe. Additionally, Tom Maayan is still with Hapoel Jerusalem of the Israeli basketball league playing on a four-year contract he signed last winter.