Angelina College Head Coach Todd Neighbors had to be pleased with his team's performance Friday night at the Mullen-Mitchell Dallas JUCO Blowout. JucoJunction had a chance to see the Roadrunners play and walked away quite impressed with a few performances. Read the latest news in junior college basketball recruiting right here on JucoJunction.
The Roadrunners are based out of Lufkin, Tex. and play in East Texas - Region 14.
Jaylen Daniel and LaDerrien Jackson both returned to the Roadrunners squad this season after playing a hefty amount of minutes last year as a freshman. Daniel, a wing player hails from Winchester, Ken. while Jackson, a shooting guard, hails from Gibsland, La.
Daniel averaged 11.3 points per game last season and shot 35 percent (42-121) from 3-point range.
Jackson a left-handed shooting guard recently visited McNeese State University and walked away with a scholarship offer according to Neighbors. Jackson averaged 10.7 points last season and shot 40 percent (52-129) from 3-point range.
Donald Thomas II is a freshman on this season's roster. The New Orleans, La. native spent the summer at UW-Milwaukee and passed six hours according to Neighbors. Thomas II signed with the Panthers last year and was part of their recruiting class. Thomas II is a combo forward, more of 4/3 type.
The Roadrunners should improve this season and JucoJunction will be following them and the rest of the East Texas Region all season long right here on your source for junior college basketball recruiting news.