MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg signed rookie guard Tekele Cotton for the coming season. Cotton (1.88 meters, 22 years old) will make his professional basketball debut with Ludwigsburg after playing four seasons of college basketball at Wichita State University. He was a key player in leading the Shockers to a golden age of basketball, which included a berth in the 2013 NCAA Final Four, an undefeated 2013-14 regular season and three Missouri Valley Conference titles. Cotton was twice named the Missouri Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year and to the All-Missouri Valley Conference second team. He averaged 9.8 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.9 assists last season as a senior.