Smith to Join 2011-12 Ranger Basketball Team

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Smith to Join 2011-12 Ranger Basketball Team

Jesse SmithNorthwestern Oklahoma State men’s basketball coach Andrew Brown has announced the signing of Jesse Smith to join the 2011-12 Ranger basketball team.

“We are excited Jesse has decided to join our program and University,” stated Brown. “I believe he has an opportunity to make a great impact on our program as a player and student. He brings a strong mix of aggressiveness, touch, and has a strong motor. I am excited about his upside.”

Smith, a senior at Kopperl High School in Kopperl, Texas, is currently averaging 27.4 points and 14.1 rebounds per game, while shooting 68.1 percent from the field.

“Coach Brown did an amazing job of recruiting me, and as I got to know him and the players a little better I knew it was the right fit for me,” remarked Smith. “At that point I knew I was ready to be a Ranger.”