Big Ten Schools Add 35 Men's Basketball Student-Athletes During Early Signing Period




Nov. 17, 2006

Park Ridge, Ill. - Big Ten Conference schools will welcome at least 35 new men's basketball players next season as each program announced its additions from the early signing period, which ran from Nov. 8-15. The incoming student-athletes hail from 12 different states, including Illinois (8), Indiana (7), Michigan (6), Minnesota (3), Ohio (3) and Wisconsin (2). The class includes 33 current high school students and one junior college transfer. A list of each school's signees is included below:
 
2007-08 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Signees
Illinois
Demetri McCamey, G, 6-3, 205, Westchester, Ill./St. Joseph
Bill Cole, F, 6-9, 200, Peoria, Ill./Richwoods
Mike Tisdale, C, 7-0, 215, Riverton, Ill./Riverton

Indiana
Jordan Crawford, G, 6-4, 190, Detroit, Mich./Hargrave (Va.) Military Academy
Jamarcus Ellis, G, 6-5, 200, Chicago, Ill./Chipola (Fla.) Junior College
Eric Gordon, G, 6-4, 205, Indianapolis, Ind./Indianapolis North Central
Eli Holman, C, 6-9, 210, Richmond, Calif./Richmond
Brandon McGee, F, 6-7, 220, Chicago, Ill./Chicago Crane

Iowa
Dairese Gary, G, 6-1, 205, Elkhart, Ind./Concord
Jake Kelly, F, 6-5, 175, Carmel, Ind./Carmel
Jarryd Cole, F, 6-7, 240, Gladstone, Mo./Winnetonka

Michigan
Kelvin Grady, G, 5-11, 170, Grand Rapids, Mich./East Grand Rapids
Corperryale "Manny" Harris, G, 6-5, 170, Detroit, Mich./Redford
Alex Legion, W, 6-5, 185, Inkster, Mich./Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.

Michigan State
Chris Allen, G, 6-3, 190, Lawrenceville, Ga./Meadowcreek
Kalin Lucas, G, 6-0, 165, Sterling Heights, Mich./Orchard Lake St. Mary's
Durrell Summers, G, 6-5, 195, Detroit, Mich./Redford Covenant Christian

Minnesota
Blake Hoffarber, G, 6-4, 195, Minnetonka, Minn./Hopkins
Al Nolen, G, 6-1, 175, Minneapolis, Minn./Patrick Henry

Northwestern
Michael Thompson, G, 5-10, 165, Chicago, Ill./Lincoln Park
Mike Capocci, F, 6-6, 190, Lombard, Ill./Glenbard East

Ohio State
Jon Diebler, G, 6-7, 170, G, Upper Sandusky, Ohio/Upper Sandusky
Kosta Koufos, F/C, 7-1, 250, F/C, Canton, Ohio/GlenOak
Dallas Lauderdale, C, 6-9, 250, Solon, Ohio/Solon
Evan Turner, G/F, 6-6, 180, G/F, Westchester, Ill./St. Joseph's
Eric Wallace, G/F, 6-6, 230, Kernersville, N.C./Hargrave Military Academy

Penn State
Talor Battle, G, 5-11, 160, Albany, N.Y./Bishop Maginn
Jeff Brooks, F, 6-8, 190, Louisville, Ky./Doss

Purdue
Robbie Hummel, G/F, 6-8, 200, Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso
JaJuan Johnson, F/C, 6-10, 200, Indianapolis, Ind./Franklin Central
Scott Martin, G/F, 6-8, 200, Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso
E'Twaun Moore, G, 6-3, 170, East Chicago, Ind./East Chicago

Wisconsin
Tim Jarmusz, G/F, 6-6, 195, Oshkosh, Wis./Oshkosh West
Jon Leuer, F,  6-10, 215, Long Lake, Minn./Orono
Keaton Nankivil, F, 6-9, 245, Madison, Wis./Madison Memorial


 

 

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