Rouse Makes It Official — He'll Be a Pirate
From ECU Sports Information
GREENVILLE — Corey Rouse, a senior a Kinston High School, has
signed a national letter-of-intent to play basketball at East Carolina,
Pirate head coach Bill Herrion announced on Tuesday.
A 6-8, 190-pound forward, Rouse is the first player to sign with the
Pirates during the early signing period.
As a junior last season, Rouse averaged 17 points, 10 rebounds and three
blocks per game and led Kinston to the 3A high school state championship
game, earning East Region Most Valuable Player honors along the way. Rouse
also received first team all-conference accolades and all-area honors.
Rouse attended a pair of select camps for the top high school players in
the country this past summer — the Top Five Prep Stars camp in Charlotte and
the NBA Players Association camp in Washington, D.C.
"I`m extremely happy and excited to have Corey joining our basketball
program," said Herrion. "It is very important that as we continue to build a
program that we keep local kids at home. Corey has a lot of athletic ability
and has the potential to be a very good player."
here to view East Carolina's current basketball roster.
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