Mike Gansey signs to play in Spain

August 19, 2010

NEW YORK - MARCH 11:  Mike Gansey #20 of the West Virginia Mountaineers shoots against Kyle Lowry #13 of the Villanova Wildcats during the semifinal round of the Big East Men's Basketball Championship on March 11, 2005 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Former West Virginia Mountaineer cager Mike Gansey has signed a contract to play for the CB Canarias of the LEB Gold League in Spain for the 2010 season. Gansey had at least one offer to join an NBA camp, but when he looked over the roster Gansey decided to take the overseas job at six figures as opposed to joining a camp, getting cut and winding up back in the D-League. Gansey was quoted by GoErie.com saying, “I’m definitely making a heck of a lot more than I did in the D-League, that’s for sure.”
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