PINE BLUFF, Ark.- The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff announced today the signing of a pair of high scoring high school men’s basketball players to NCAA National Letters of Intent.

Trent Whitting, a 6-6, 210-pound small forward at Des Arc High School in Des Arc, Ark., signed with the Golden Lions after posting impressive averages of 17.0 points and 8.0 rebounds for his Des Arc High School team. He also averaged 3.0 blocked shots per contest.

Trent Jeffries, a Gulfport, Miss. native, also signed with UAPB after averaging 17.5 points per game last season at Gulfport High School. The 6-3, 180-pound shooting guard also dished out 3.8 assists and grabbed 5.1 rebounds an outling.

Whitting and Jeffries are head coach George Ivory’s first two signees thus far this spring.


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