Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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November 6, 2012

Cats should look west


ASHLAND — Hunt goes D-II

Boyd County senior basketball player Austin Hunt has verbally committed to Lincoln Memorial University, a Division II program. The school is located in Harrogate, Tenn., near Middlesboro, Ky.

Hunt did not play as a junior after transferring to Boyd County from Russell.

As a sophomore, Hunt averaged better than 14 points a game and was one of the Red Devils’ top scorers. He figures to be one of the 16th Region’s best players as a Lion this season.

Hunt will sign with Lincoln Memorial next week.

Terry to Nova

Fairview graduate Mike Terry, a 2,000-point scorer in his high school career, has signed to play basketball at Nova Southeastern University.

The Division-II school is located in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The Sharks went 13-14 last year, falling in the first round of the Sunshine State Conference.

Terry will enroll in December and won’t be eligible to play until the 2013-14 season. He injured his knee this past summer, which stalled the recruitment process a bit.

As a Fairview senior, Terry averaged 22.5 points and 10.7 rebounds a game. He shot better than 36 percent from 3-point range.

Coming Up

Get out your pens and calendars!

The Independent’s 38th Annual Prep Basketball Season Preview is set to publish Monday, Nov. 26, the first day of the 2012-13 season.

The issue will include girls and boys team previews, schedules, rosters and much more.

AARON SNYDER can be reached at asnyder@dailyindependent.com or (606) 326-2664.

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