alabamastate.GIFMONTGOMERY, Ala.—Alabama State University men’s basketball coach Lewis Jackson has released the names of six signees to the 2013-14 roster.

Leading that list of signees is guard Terrance LeFlore from nearby Wetumpka. The 6-1 combo guard broke Wetumpka High’s all-time scoring mark with 1,284, a mark that had been held by former Wetumpka and ASU standout and now ASU head coach, Lewis Jackson.

LeFlore was one of the state’s top scorers at 25.8 points per game and earned Class 6A Second Team All-State honors.

ASU picked up two players from Snead State Community College in guard DeMarcus Robinson and forward Brandon Graham.

Robinson is a 5-11 guard and averaged 16 points and 2.6 rebounds per game. He was a First Team All-Region and All-North Team Division Team selection after finishing fourth in scoring in the Alabama Community College Conference.

Graham stands 6-6 and averaged 8.6 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. Graham was named Second Team All-North Division.

Both Robinson and Graham not only excelled on the court, but in the classroom as well. Both attained a grade point average above 3.0 in their junior college studies.

ASU dipped into the JUCO talent pool in South Carolina and signed two players from Aiken Technical College. Maurice Strong, a 6-6 power forward is originally from Midville, Ga. He was a double-double performer for Aiken averaging 14.6 points and 10 rebounds per game. He shot 52 percent from the field on his way to earning First Team All-Region honors.

Center Robert Ojeah (pronouned O’ g) is the other signee from Aiken and will add some more height to the Hornets. He stands 6-9 and is a native of Nigeria. He averaged 2.4 points per game, but his defense is what has caught the eye of the coaching staff as he averaged 1.24 blocks per game.

Darius Sizemore rounds out the ASU signing class. The 6-4 standout from Mundy’s Mill High School (Ga.) averaged 13.5 points per game last season. He played for the North Team in the Clayton County Senior All-Star game. An excellent student, he graduated with a 3.4 grade point average.

“I am really excited about the talented players we were able to sign this year,” Jackson said. “We had several areas we wanted to address with this signing class and I think we were able to fill those needs. We are looking forward to getting them on campus and on the court with our returners and see if we can make another run at a SWAC Championship.”

Courtesy: Alabama State Sports Information



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