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Lima Express Acquire Mark Stevenson



**BREAKING NEWS** - The Lima Express have acquired Guard Mark Stevenson, the Premier Basketball League's 3rd Overall Pick in the 2014 PBL Draft, via the Danville Riverhawks for future considerations.

Coming off of a great 2014 season in the CBL with the South Bend Magicians Exposure League Team, Stevenson averaged 20 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists, with his season best of 37 points against Chicago.

A junior college transfer, Mark finished his college career at Texas A&M University - Kingsville, where he averaged 11 points, 5 rebounds & 4 assists during the 2010-2011 season.

Stevenson, a 6-2 guard from South Bend, IN, played two seasons atChabot College Junior College in Hayward, CA. Mark, a two-time all-league performer for the Gladiators, led the team with 13.9 points per game while knocking down 59 three-pointers and shooting 79.5 percent from the free throw line in 2009-10. He scored at least 20 points on six occasions including a season high of 30 at San Jose City.

As a freshman, Stevenson led the Gladiators with 11.6 points per game. He connected on 72 three-pointers at a 41.6 percent clip and shot 45 percent from the field overall. He had five 20-point performances, including 24 in his career opener when he went 7-for-10 from three-point range against Cosumnes River.
At Chabot, Stevenson played under Denny Aye who has 722 career victories in 34 years of coaching.

"I am really grateful and looking forward to the upcoming season with Lima Express. I am looking forward to the opportunity to meet great teammates, coaches, fans and doing what I can to help this team succeed!", said Stevenson.

The 6’2’’ South Bend native will be a rookie in the Premier Basketball League this season, which will open up on December 7th, 2014.

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