Hempstead, NY * Guard Devon Peterson (Brooklyn, N.Y./Lincoln HS) and forward Darren Townes (New York, N.Y./Manhattan Center HS/Globe Institute of Technology) signed national letters of intent with the Hofstra Men's Basketball team during the spring signing period, it was announced today by Head Coach Tom Pecora.
Houston- University of Houston men’s basketball coach Tom Penders announced that Zamal Nixon of Boy’s and Girl’s High School in Brooklyn, N.Y. has signed to play for the Cougars in 2007-08.
“Zamal is an very good point guard, who knows how to play,” UH Associate head coach Melvin Haralson said. “Our players are going to enjoy having him on their team because he keeps everyone on the floor involved. That is what a good point guard does and something that we were missing on our team last season.”
HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Southern Miss men’s basketball coach Larry Eustachy announced today the signing of R.L. Horton (Jackson, Miss.) to a national letter of intent for the 2007-08 academic year.
Horton, a 6-foot, 175-pound guard, was named The Clarion Ledger’s Mr. Basketball for the state of Mississippi, after leading Lanier High School to its third consecutive Class 4A state title, as well as the MHSAA’s newly revived Grand Slam title en route to a No. 1 ranking in the Clarion-Ledger Super 10 Poll.
STARKVILLE, Miss. - Riley Benock, a 6-foot-5 guard from Meade County High School in Brandenburg, Ky., has signed a national letter of intent with Mississippi State University, as announced Friday by Bulldog basketball coach Rick Stansbury.
QUEENS, N.Y. (April 19, 2007) – St. John’s head men’s basketball coach Norm Roberts announced the signing of Mike Cavataio and Paris Horne from the Class of 2007 to National Letters of Intent during this spring signing period. The duo join exceptional local standouts Malik Boothe and Justin Burrell, and formidable prep big man Dele Coker, to comprise a five-man incoming class for the Red Storm.
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Rice University head basketball coach Willis Wilson has announced the signing of Suleiman Braimoh, Jr., from Baldwin, New York, to a National Letter of Intent to attend Rice and play basketball for the Owls starting with the 2007-08 season. Braimoh, a 6' 8," 235-pound power forward, graduated from the United Nations International School in 2006 and spent the 2006-07 season at The Lawrenceville School, a preparatory institution in Lawrenceville, N.J. He joins Joe Jakubowski (G, 6-2, 180, Rossford, Ohio/St.
PHILADELPHIA (04/17/07) – Craig Williams, a 6-8, 230-pound forward out of Central High in St. Croix, Virgin Islands, has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Temple University on a men’s basketball scholarship. Williams becomes the fourth member of Temple head coach Fran Dunphy’s first full recruiting class, joining early signees - 6-9 forward Lavoy Allen, 6-10 forward Micheal Eric and 6-2 guard Martavis Kee.
PITTSBURGH – Duquesne University head men’s basketball coach Ron Everhart has announced the signing of forward David Theis (Pittsburgh, Pa./Vincentian Academy/Mercersburg (Pa.) Academy) (pronounced TICE) to a National Letter of Intent.
The 6-7, 220-pound Theis is the first spring signee for the 2007-08 recruiting class. He joins Jovon Moses (Brooklyn, N.Y./Genesis One (Miss.) Christian School) who signed an NLI with Duquesne in the fall.
TULSA-Cornerstone (Texas) Christian School teammates Jonathan Dunn (Toledo, Ohio), Tim Morton (Greenbelt, Md.) and Clement N'Gom (Gue de Longroi, France) have signed National Letters-of-Intent to play basketball at Oral Roberts University, ORU head coach Scott Sutton announced on Friday.
The trio helped lead coach Walter Webb's Cornerstone Christian (San Antonio, Texas) elite prep team to a 32-11 record and the National Association of Christian Athletes national championship in March.
Cedar Falls, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa men’s basketball team has signed three guards for next season, UNI head coach Ben Jacobson announced today. Joining the Panthers for the 2007-08 campaign are 6-1 point guard Matt Culliver (Omaha, Neb./Iowa Western Community College), 6-4 shooting guard Jonathan Montgomery (Chicago, Ill./Lincoln Park High School), and 6-2 point guard Drew Lundberg (Owatonna, Minn./Owatonna High School).