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Former Michigan City Basketball Player Going Pro

(Michigan City, IN) - A Michigan City basketball standout is going pro.  Rob Howard has signed to play professional hoops in Europe.  Howard will be playing for the Unger Steel Gunners of Oberwart, Austria.


The 6-8 forward, who was born in Gary, played his senior year at Michigan City in 2016.  He went on to play at the University of Illinois Chicago, where he graduated with a degree in psychology. Although he already has his own investment business,  Howard is pursuing his hoop dreams and keeping his options open for the 2022 NBA draft.

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