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Lima Express Add Derrick Tate

September 26, 2014

LIMA, OH – The Lima Express have added guard/forward Derrick Tate, announced this morning by Owner/General Manager Lewis Shine.

The four-year senior out of the University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH) under Head Coach Chris Adams, Derrick was drafted #6 overall by the Lima Express. In 2 seasons at UNOH (Junior College Transfer from Tidewater C.C.), Tate averaged 13.5 points & 6.3 rebounds over 59 games (50 starts).

"I am ecstatic and grateful to be a part of such a great basketball organization in the Lima Express! I look forward to helping this team in anyway that I can this up coming season! I am excited that I will be able to play in front of the wonderful fans of the Lima Express and also my former college teammates and coaches from the University of Northwestern Ohio", said Tate.

The 6’5’’ will be a rookie in the Premier Basketball League this season, which will begin the first week of December. The Charlotte, NC native was named honorable mention NAIA All-America & first-team All-WHAC while at UNOH. ‪#‎ALLABOARD‬‪#‎TheLimaExpress‬ ‪#‎EXPRESSNATION‬

Click the link below for official press release:http://www.thelimaexpress.com/news_article/show/423547…

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