SK Cherkasy Monkeys (Superleague) re-signed 22-year old point guard Igor Boyarkin (182-84kg-95). He played there last season. In 18 Superleague games he recorded 5.2ppg, 3.6rpg and 5.7apg (top 2). Boyarkin helped them to make it to the semifinals. Great season indeed as he was voted to Ukrainian Superleague All-Star Game. He also played that season for Kryvbas where in 21 Superleague games he averaged 12.4ppg, 3.1rpg, 5.6apg and 2.0spg. A very good season in his career as he was voted to Ukrainian Superleague All-Star Game.
Boyarkin's team was regular season runner-up in Ukrainian SL Favorit Sport in 2016.
He represented Ukraine at the European Championships U20 in Lignano Sabbiadoro (Italy) two years ago. His stats at that event were 9 games: 4.3ppg, 3.0rpg, 3.0apg, 1.8spg.
Boyarkin has played previously for four other teams: BC Donetsk, Hoverla, BK Donetsk 2nd team and BK Dnipro-2 Dnepropetrovsk.