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Lobos Sign NBA Academy Africa's Wegscheider

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. --- Coach Paul Weir and The University of New Mexico men's basketball program have signed Kurt-Curry Wegscheider from The NBA Academy Africa to NLI for the 2019-20 season, the program announced Wednesday. Wegscheider will be eligible immediately with four years remaining.

A 6-foot-3 guard, Wegscheider has been enrolled at The NBA Academy Africa in Saly, Senegal since 2017. The NBA Academy Africa is an elite basketball training center for top male and female prospects from throughout the continent.

"Kurt is the exact type of young man we want in our program," Weir said.