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Former Indiana Hoosier basketball player Maurice Creek in Ukraine

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Former Indiana University basketball player Maurice “Mo” Creek has “finally” left Ukraine.

Creek, stuck in Ukraine amid the ongoing war with Russia, announced the end of its difficult ordeal on Monday night en route to Romania.

“Took me 12 hours, but finally got out of Ukraine,” Creek speak. “Next stop back to Romania.”

The former Hoosier player detailed his entire experience on social media, where he revealed he was stuck in the city of Mykolaiv, Ukraine last Thursday. Mykolaiv is located in southern Ukraine, about 298 miles from the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv.

He was set to depart the country two days later. However, sirens, delaying Creek’s escape attempt.


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Creek was stuck in Ukraine, where he played professional basketball for MBC Mykolaiv of the Ukraine SuperLeague Basketball League. Based on ABC 7 News, The 31-year-old man is unpaid and cannot travel abroad.

“I was so scared, I was so scared,” Creek told the outlet. “I don’t just say it because I’m in it, I say it because it’s real.

ONE GoFundMe . Pagecreated by the Creek family, raised more than $3,000 in the two days through Tuesday morning.

https://nypost.com/2022/03/01/former-indiana-hoosier-basketball-player-maurice-creek-out-of-ukraine/ Former Indiana Hoosier basketball player Maurice Creek in Ukraine

JOE HERNANDEZ

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