Vest excited, humbled to land pro contract


The class that could have helped Matt Vest the most in his first job after graduating college is one he didn’t take in four years at Wright State.

“I don’t know any German, so I guess I’ll have to learn some,” Vest said after signing a professional basketball contract with the Gotha Rockets of the German Pro-A League.

It will help that most of Vest’s teammates speak English and that his head coach, Chris Ensminger, is from Cincinnati, but the biggest key will be that Vest is fluent — and fluid — in the language that matters most: basketball.

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