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Richmond Inks Cowan and Harper to NLI's

November 11th, 2006

UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, Va. – Richmond native Justin Harper and Darryl Cowan Jr. of Goldsboro, N.C. have signed National Letters of Intent with the University of Richmond during the early signing period, head coach Chris Mooney announced.

Harper is a 6-foot-8, 195-pound forward from Meadowbrook High in Richmond and Cowan is a 6-foot-3 guard from Eastern Wayne High in Goldsboro, N.C. The two players will join the men’s basketball program for the 2007-08 season.

Akron Zips Sign Three

November 10th, 2006
Akron

University of Akron head men's basketball coach Keith Dambrot announced on Thursday that Brett McKnight, Steve Sweich and Ronnie Steward have signed national letters of intent to play at the school starting in the 2007-08 season. All three are currently in their senior season of high school.

McKnight, a 6-foot-6, 245-pound forward from Lancaster, Ohio, attends Lancaster High. McKnight averaged 12 points and six rebounds in leading Lancaster HS to a 25-2 record last season. He has been named as the fourth-best wing/forward in the state by PrepSpotlight.

Steward, a 5-foot-10, 170-pound guard from Columbus, Ohio, attends Eastmoor Academy. He averaged 18 points and six assists last season, and is on pace to be the first player at Eastmoor to score 1,000 career points. Last season he earned honorable mention all-state recognition and is a two-time first-team all-city pick and was twice named to the second-team all-district squad. Steward is the No. 2-ranked point guard in the state according to PrepSpotlight.