Found June 30, 2012 on Fox Sports Midwest:
ST. LOUIS Differences are clear, but Rob Loe views himself as a student of the game regardless of borders. In America, he sees basketball as a sport grounded in strength and speed an activity of brawn over brain. Elsewhere, he sees it as a mental release an outlet where strategy and critical thought are rewarded. Managing those differences has become part of his life this summer. Loe, a 6-foot-11, 240-pound rising junior forward at Saint Louis, is a member of the New Zealand national team attempting to qualify in early July for the London Games. The Auckland, New Zealand, native plays for national pride and personal gain: He hopes what is learned in overseas competition strengthens his skillset at Chaifetz Arena next winter. "It's always interesting playing with different players, especially international," Loe told FOXSportsMidwest.com. "It's a completely different game. I'm learning from the older guys who have been around playing in professional le...
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