Former Husker Mayen on South Sudan’s Olympics Hoops Team

Former Nebraska men’s basketball player Lat Mayen is one of 25 players named to South Sudan’s preliminary roster for the Paris Olympics. 

Mayen has played professionally in Australia and New Zealand since graduating from NU in 2022.  South Sudan has two games slated in London before the Olympics, as they’ll play Germany on July 18th and the United States two days later. 

This will be South Sudan’s first-ever appearance in the Olympics.