One Region 4 school in northern Illinois has a whole new look this coming season JucoJunction took a look at the Cougars while attending the Illinois Valley Jamboree. Read more about the Cougars right here on your source for junior college basketball recruiting news.
Highland Community College has a new head coach this season in Nathan Courtney. Courtney takes over for Zac Roman who decided to move on after just two seasons with the Cougars.
The Cougars only return two players from last season in DJ Tolliver and Tre Burnette. Neither Tolliver or Burnette played Friday at the jamboree as both were out with injuries.
Texas Southern University transfer Patrick Onwenu caught the eye of JucoJunction Friday. Onwenu is a small forward from Detroit, Mich.
"Patrick has great size for a small forward out on the wing being 6-foot-8," said JucoJunction Publisher Bret Swanson.
Jeff Amazan prepped last season at TAAG Academy in Tampa, Fla. after playing high school ball in Boston, Mass. "Jeff is a tweener who is really a tough mismatch on the floor," said Swanson. "Jeff has the ability to go inside-out on his game all day long."
The Cougars are looking to claim the Region 4 crown this season and JucoJunction will keep you posted on how they do all season long right here on your source for junior college basketball.