December 11, 2006

Staiger catching up to American game

Future Iowa Stater Lucca Staiger has a lot on his plate. As a senior at Decatur (Ill.) Christian, Staiger is playing in his first season in American basketball after spending four years on the German junior national team. So far, his transition is going very well.

So far this season, the very talented Decatur Christian team has taken on some of the top teams in the country. The team, which features eight foreign transfer students ranging in height from 6-foot-1 to 7-foot-0 (an average of 6-foot-7) has at least nine players who are thought to be legitimate D-1 players.

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