- Associated Press - Thursday, June 26, 2014

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) - Former University of South Dakota standout basketball center Trevor Gruis has signed to play with a professional team in Sweden.

The 6-foot-10 Gruis signed with Jamtland in Sweden’s Premier League on Tuesday. He says he’s nervous about leaving the country but excited about continuing his basketball career.

Gruis ended his college career with 1,340 points, 767 rebounds and 112 blocks. He started 102 consecutive games for the Coyotes.