LAS CRUCES, N.M. (July 17)-Former New Mexico State men's basketball point guard Hernst Laroche has signed a professional basketball contract to play for BC Odessa.
The Montreal, Quebec native signed a one-year deal to play for the club in Odessa, Ukraine in the very competitive Ukrainian SuperLeague.
He concluded his Aggie career as the school record holder in not only games played (135) but also minutes played (4,417) and career steals (216). Laroche joined the Aggie 1,000-point club as its 29th member in his senior season and finished as No. 15 on the all-time scoring list with 1,209 career points. Laroche also ended his career ranking second in career assists (552) and tied for 10th in career free throws made (287). He earned second team All-WAC honors after averaging 11.9 points and 3.8 assists per game in 2011-12.