OXFORD, Miss. - Andy Kennedy continues to strengthen his Ole Miss basketball team in the late signing period, announcing the signing of JUCO forward Terrence Watson to a national letter of intent Tuesday.
A 6-foot-5, 220-pound native of Detroit, Watson earned All-America honors this season after leading Mott Community College (Flint, Mich.) to the NJCAA Division II National Championship. Watson was the Defensive Player of the Year in the conference and helped the Bears post a 60-9 over his two seasons at MCC.
NORMAN, Okla. – First-team National Junior College Athletic Association All-American point guard Omar Leary has signed a national letter of intent with Oklahoma, announced OU men's basketball head coach Jeff Capel today. Leary will join the Sooners for the 2007-08 season and will have two years of eligibility.
ST. LOUIS – Saint Louis University head men’s basketball coach Rick Majerus today announced that 6-foot-7 power forward Barry Eberhardt (Inkster, Mich./Coffeyville CC) has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend the University and play basketball for the Billikens. He will have two years of eligibility beginning with the 2007-08 academic year.
PITTSBURGH – Duquesne University head men’s basketball coach Ron Everhart has announced the signing of guard Bill Clark (Redondo Beach, Calif./Worcester (Mass.) Academy) to a National Letter of Intent.
The 6-5, 200-pound Clark is the second spring signee for the 2007-08 recruiting class. He joins David Theis (Pittsburgh, Pa./Vincentian Academy/Mercersburg (Pa.) Academy) (pronounced TICE) who signed with the Dukes in mid-April.
Clark, who attended the same prep school as Dukes’ guard - and two-year starter - Aaron Jackson, will have four seasons of eligibility with Duquesne.
Long Beach, CA--Long Beach State Head Men’s Basketball Coach Dan Monson announced today that Brian Freeman (Center, 6-10, 230, Albany, OR, Clackamas CC) signed a National Letter-of-Intent with the 49ers.
“We are extremely excited to sign a player of Brian’s calibre,” said Monson. “Fortunately he was still available. He adds versatility to our frontline and he’s a very good face-up shooter. Brian is a quality student-athlete who we feel is a great first recruit for our program.”
PULLMAN, Wash. – Stephen Sauls has signed a National Letter of Intent to play men’s basketball at Washington State University beginning next fall, Cougar Head Coach Tony Bennett announced, Monday.
JONESBORO (4/30/07) - Arkansas State University head men’s basketball coach Dickey Nutt has announced that Michael Lance, a First Team All-Region XVI selection as just a freshman at Three Rivers (MO) Community College last season, has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Indians next season.
“We are extremely excited about Michael Lance joining our Arkansas State family and basketball program,” said Nutt. “Michael is coming out a rising sophomore and that only enhances things for us because it gives us three good years with him.”
Bowling Green, Ky. — Western Kentucky University men’s basketball head coach Darrin Horn has completed his 2007-08 recruiting class with the announcement Monday that Kentucky’s Mr. Basketball Steffphon Pettigrew has signed a National Letter-of-Intent and will enroll in school in the fall.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Southern Miss men’s basketball coach Larry Eustachy announced today the signing of guard Kevin Branch of LaPlace, La., to national letter of intent for the 2007-08 academic year.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Jeremy Jackson, a 6-foot-4 guard from Brandon High School in Tampa, Fla., is Tennessee Tech men's basketball coach Mike Sutton's first announced signee of the spring.
"We're excited about Jeremy," Sutton said. "We think he's got a chance to be a very good player in our program. He's got long range, he's athletic an aggressive. We're really excited about adding him into the mix with our team."
During his final season at Brandon High School, Jackson averaged 18.8 points and 8.3 rebounds per game, ranking him second in scoring in Hillsborough County.