FORMER PENN forward Koko Archibong will participate in the Summer Olympics as a member of the Nigerian basketball team.
Archibong, 31, plays professionally in Germany. He is believed to be the first Penn basketball player to play in the Olympics, according to the university, which notes that Penn has been represented at every Summer Olympics since 1900.
Archibong, listed at 6-8 and 215 pounds, was a 4-year letterman (2000-03) and started 99 games at Penn. He co-captained the 2002-03 team with Andy Toole. Archibong ended his Quakers career with 1,131 points, 504 rebounds, 110 assists, 76 steals and 59 blocked shots.