Tuesday , Feb , 24 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Friars lose player to pro league

Providence, RI (Sports Network) – Providence forward Maris Laksa has left the
men’s basketball team to play professional basketball in Slovenia.

Laksa intends on returning to Providence in the summer to finish his degree
requirements. In 12 games this season, the senior averaged 1.8 points and 0.3
rebounds.

The Friars are 18-5 and ranked No. 13 in the nation.

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