Todd Franklin took over the head coaching reins at Vincennes University last August. This coming season the Trailblazers will have a whole new look as some of last year's players have moved onto other schools. Read more about which players will have new addresses this season right here on your source for junior college basketball recruiting news.
Tyrel Edwards will join Lleon Tillman down the road at Olney Central College in Olney, I.L. Blue Knights Head Coach Mike Burris confirmed both of these signings.
Edwards averaged 12.3 points while shooting 51 percent (140-273) from the floor. Tillman a very athletic forward averaged 7.6 points and 6.9 rebounds per game last season. Tillman hails from Evansville, I.N.
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Nick Wiggins and Mike Samuels will suit up for the Warriors of Wabash Valley College in Mount Carmel, I.L. The Warriors are coached by former Trailblazers head coach Dan Sparks.
Wiggins averaged 16.7 points per game this season while hitting 47 percent (162-343) from the floor. Wiggins is the son of former NBA player Mitchell Wiggins. He played his high school ball at Tallahassee Godby High School in Florida.
Samuels is a 6-foot-11 center from Bushkill, P.A. He averaged 2.5 points per game this season for the Trailblazers. The duo will join fellow teammate Monty Wilson at WVC this season.
Wilson , a Decatur, I.L. native, sat out this past season after enrolling into Wabash Valley College in January 2011. Wilson averaged 14 points and 5.2 rebounds per game as a freshman back in 2009-2010 for Vincennes University.
These five players look to add to the already talented GRAC Conference and Region 24 this season.
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