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3 Clemson Tigers to go pro in Europe

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Three Clemson seniors have signed professional basketball contracts with teams in Europe.

Catalin "Bobo" Baciu signed in July with Cluj Mobitelco in his home country of Romania.

Earlier this week, both Tanner Smith and Andre Young signed contracts to play professionally in the Netherlands. Smith signed with Landstede Zwolle, while Young inked a one-year deal with the Eiffel Towers.

The seniors helped lead their team to the NCAA Tournament each of their first three seasons. They had a total of 82 wins from 2008-12. The class never had less than a .500 record in Atlantic Coast Conference play as well.

Baciu was a reserve center and won the Tom Lynch Award recipient as Clemson's most improved player in 2012. In May, he earned his undergraduate degree in sociology, with  an emphasis in criminal justice.

Smith was a standout player as a senior for the Tigers and within the league. During the 2011-2012 season, Smith was the only player in the ACC to average at least 10 points (11.2), five rebounds (5.1) and four assists (4.1) per game.

He was second on Clemson's team in scoring and led the Tigers in assists per game. He graduated in December 2011 with a degree in marketing and was a four-time All-ACC Academic Team selection.

Young was the Tigers' leading scorer as a senior. He averaged 13.3 points per game and concluded his four-year run with 1,223 points, 25th on the school's all-time list. He made 236, 3-point goals in his career, fourth-most in Clemson history.

He graduated in May with a degree in health science and was a two-time member of the All-ACC. Academic Team. 

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