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Former Utah F Jordan Loveridge Signs New Contract With Team In Finland

Jordan Loveridge of Swans Gmunden during the Admiral Basketball Superliga match between Gunners Oberwart and Swans Gmunden at Sporthalle Oberwart on February 8, 2020 in Oberwart, Austria. (Photo by Markus Tobisch/SEPA.Media /Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former Utah Utes forward Jordan Loveridge has signed a new contract to play in Finland for the upcoming season.

The West Jordan, Utah native will sign with Kobrat Lapua in Lapua, Finland this season.

Loveridge just finished his fourth season overseas. During the 2019-20 season, he played for Swans Gmuden in Austria where he averaged 17.8 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists per game.

Loveridge had a successful career with the Runnin’ Utes, averaging 12.2 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 129 games played in college. He began his professional career with Kormend in Hungary where he posted 10.5 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game. He played seven games in the same season with Pully Lausanne Foxes Espoirs in Switzerland while putting up 18.7 points and 8.6 rebounds per game average.

He went to Germany for the 2017-18 season to play for BG Gottingen before playing for Miasto Szkla Krosno, recording 11.9 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2 assists per game.

At West Jordan High School, he was named Utah’s Mr. Basketball in 2012.

Trevor Allen is a Utah Utes Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Crimson Corner podcast. Follow him on Twitter: @TrevorASportsYou can download and listen to the podcast, here.

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