Former Marquette men's basketball player Dan Fitzgerald (2006-08) is having a breakthrough season with the Sendai 89ers of the Basketball Japan League.
The long-distance specialist currently leads the team with 18.6 points per game and his shooting 50.0 percent from the field overall and 38.0 percent from behind the 3-point line. The 89ers are currently 16-16 overall and owns sixth place in their division.
Fitzgerald's pro career has included stops in Switzerland, Germany and now Japan. He is in his first season with the 89ers.