As we often hear about the success of former Wildcats in the NBA and elsewhere, it’s good to see Ryan Luther also finding success in basketball.
Who doesn’t love reading about and following he careers of our former Wildcats? Well, in case you forgot about former Wildcat Ryan Luther, take solace in learning that he too, is finding success in his post Arizona Basketball career.
Despite playing just one season in Tucson, Ryan came to Arizona, and in his lone season with the Wildcats, he certainly did some great things.
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For those that don’t rememer, Ryan played during the 2018-19 season in which Arizona finished 17-15 and missed the tournament, nonetheless, he appeared in 32 games (20 starts), averaging 8.4 points, and 4.3 rebounds per game.
Since leaving the University of Arizona, he has been staying busy, and productive as he has certainly found success playing for the Latvian club team BK Ventspils.
In fact he’s been playing so well, that this past season, Luther averaged 18.0 points, 8.9 rebounds and also shot over 48 percent from three-point range.
Unfortunately for him, that’s the only season he will play in Latvia, as on Tuesday, Luther signed with a Turkish club team called Darussafaka, based in Istanbul for 2020-2021. Signing with this new team should be an even greater challenge for him moving.
With a busy slate ahead in 2020-21, however, that’s not all for him either! In fact Ryan will also be playing the very popular TBT Tournament this coming week.
For those that don’t know, the TBT Tournament is the single-elimination, winner-take-all tournament that occurs every summer, where the winning team can earn up to $2 million.
At Zona Zealots, we’re happy to see Ryan find success, and hope he can follow in the same path as Kyle! As always, Bear Down, Arizona!