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May 16, 2011
Vargas selected for Far East traveling team
Eloy Vargas will join a team of other college players on a trip to the Far East later this month.Kentucky center
Vargas, a 6-foot-11 senior, will take the trip with Reach USA May 17-31. His team will play nine games against a Lithuanian club team and a Brazilian all-star squad.
The Reach USA team will be on a cultural exchange basketball trip in order to learn more about the culture in the Far East, while sharing their own culture.
Vargas, a native of the Dominican Republic,played in 38 games as a junior, averaging 1.5 points and two rebounds per game off the bench.
"This will be a great opportunity for me and the other players going," Vargas said in a release. "I'm looking forward to working on my game while, learning about and experiencing a different culture at the same time."