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Basketball Agent Corey Dean Signs Kentucky’s Eloy Vargas and Division II Travis Hyman

South Florida-based basketball agent Corey Dean has signed basketball players Eloy Vargas and Travis Hyman.  Dean is a graduate of Florida State University.  In 2010, he started his own company, Insight Sports Management.  Soon thereafter, he went on to partner with a company named UMG Global (where he is the Vice President), which is a sports agency that was started by Juan Morrow, a former employee of FAME and David Falk.

Eloy Vargas is a 6’11”, 235lb Power Forward who played at Kentucky University this past 2011-2012 season on their NCAA National Championship team.  He originally signed with the University of Florida out of high school, but due to injury he missed 11 games and received limited playing time. Following his time at the University of Florida, Vargas decided to attend Miami Dade Junior College where he became one of the top JUCO players in the nation. Next, Vargas decided to sign with the University of Kentucky where he received limited minutes playing behind Josh Harrelson last year and Anthony Davis this year. Now, Vegas is preparing to play on the Dominican National team this summer where he will be coached by John Calipari and will play alongside Al Horford and Jack Michael Martinez.

Travis Hyman is a 7’0”, 245lb Center out of Division II Bowie State University.  Hyman is one of the few Division II players that received an invite to Portsmouth Invitational Tournament and the New Jersey Group Workout. currently ranks Hyman as the #87 ranked senior.  Hyman is the 2009-2010 CIAA Defensive Player of the Year and 2011-2012 CIAA Defensive Player of the Year.

By Darren Heitner

Darren Heitner created Sports Agent Blog as a New Year's Resolution on December 31, 2005. Originally titled, "I Want To Be A Sports Agent," the website was founded with the intention of causing Heitner to learn more about the profession that he wanted to join, meet reputable individuals in the space and force himself to stay on top of the latest news and trends.

Heitner now runs Heitner Legal, P.L.L.C., which is a law firm with many practice areas, including sports law and contract law. Heitner has represented numerous athletes and sports agents as legal counsel. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Indiana University Bloomington from 2011-2014, where he created and taught a course titled, Sport Agency Management, which included subjects ranging from NCAA regulations to athlete agent certification and the rules governing the profession. Heitner serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he teaches a Sports Law class that includes case law surrounding athlete agents and the NCAA rules.

3 replies on “Basketball Agent Corey Dean Signs Kentucky’s Eloy Vargas and Division II Travis Hyman”

Congrats to Travis and Elroy…Mr. Dean you rock for making such an awesome decision!

where is eloy vergas right now in the nba i quess he is on the knick right now undraft player

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