Jeremy Ingram (183-G-1991, college: AAMU) is a191 cm guard that was born in Alabama and has played his entire professional career in Germany for teams like Speyer, Idstein, Bensheim and recently SG Mannheim.This season he is playing for Regionalliga team Bargteheide. Last season with SG Mannheim he picked up South West Regionalliga player of the year while averaging (32.1ppg), 5.7rpg, 4.2apg, Steals-4 (2.6spg), FGP: 55.4%, 3PT: 35.4%, 9%. He began his career with Enterprise State Community College (JUCO) and then finished with Alabama A&M University (NCAA). He teams up with Miles Schmidt-Scheuber on a weekly basis this season to talk basketball.
Bargteheide suffered a tough 97-63 loss to tough team BG Berlin. You got ejected from game. Was this the first time it happened in your career?
Yes I have never been ejected from a game in my life until now but its ok. It happens to the best of them.
Talk a little about the 40 minutes. Did BG Berlin set the tone from the start or did they decide the game later in the contest?
They started the game off on a 15-0 run so they pretty much controlled the entire game.
BG Berlin have a very impressive roster with ex BBL players Seiferth and Fuelle, ex Pro A player Jean Louis and top regio player Shawn Scott. What made this team so hard to defend against?
Well players 1-10 were pretty much all good players. You can tell they spent a lot of money on this roster. Especially since the substitutions that came in was just as talented as the starters.
Bargteheide shot a weak 12% from outside at 4/31. What was giving your team the biggest problems in the set play?
We just didn’t have a good pregame warmup which didn’t help and for some reason we just could not knock down shots in this beautiful gym for some reason.
You scored 10 points and shot 3/18 on the night. You were really pumped for the game. Was this one of those nights where you weren’t feeling it?
I was getting hit and undercut on at least 50% of my jump shots. Players were running into me which is why eventually got ejected but I guess since I’m much quicker than most people on the floor I don’t get those calls.
Please talk about the ejection from the game. How did the refs see the call?
The refs were letting me get hit or players was running into my body and hitting my elbows while I was shooting almost every shot. It’s weird because we all saw it , my coach was talking to them , I was also numerous times. They kept letting it happen which was very frustrating and I’m usually always even kill in a basketball game. Then I get a clean steal which they called a foul so I had just had enough of them and my emotions got the best of me. Even though I didn’t go directly at the ref, they said I threw my hands up so I got 2 technical fouls for reacting to 2 horrible referee calls.
You next battle Westerstede that have 5 less wins. A must win situation?
If we want to make the playoffs we now have to win every game the rest of the season.
Thanks Jeremy for the chat.