Savannah native Khaliq Hughes was one of three members of the Albany State men’s basketball team that participated in the inaugural National Basketball Player Association (NBPA) HBCU Top 50 Camp. The camp took place July 20-23 on the campus of Morehouse College.
The Top 50 camp featured student-athletes from the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) and Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC). During the camp, student-athletes received skill development on the court from current and retired NBA players. Off the court, activities included leadership and life skills development sessions.
The student-athletes also participated in an elite competition featuring on court drills, games, and practices against the best players from both conferences.
During the 2016- 17season, Hughes started 19 of the 23 as he played in and averaged 10.5 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game for the Rams.
The 6-1 guard played his freshman year at South Carolina State before transferring to ASU. Hughes was a two-sport athlete at Calvary Day (football and basketball).