ECU Basketball Recruiting Class of 2014-15


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This page last updated 11.21.13

Most recent update: Added thumbnail sketch on City College of San Francisco forward Kanu Aja

Total known commitments to date: 4

Thumbnails are included for players who have made non-binding verbal commitments to join ECU's recruiting class of 2014-15.

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Thumbnails compiled by Al Myatt.
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KANU AJA (6-9, 250) F, City College of San Francisco (CA) ... The Baltimore product will have two seasons of eligibility with the Pirates. ... Aja helped CCSF to a 28-0 regular season record last year as a freshman. ... Aja attended Cardinal Gibbons High School in Baltimore before playing at The Robinson School in Kearney, NJ. ... ECU coach Jeff Lebo noted that Aja has a big upper body and got a relatively late start on the hoops game. ... The Pirates coach expects Aja's size and strength to translate into a rebounding and defensive presence in the post. ... Aja enjoys playing the violin. [Listed 11.21.13]

GRANT BRYANT (6-7, 195) F, Kell High School, Marietta, GA. ... Bryant scored 50 points and had 35 rebounds in a 94-93 overtime win at Marietta Osborne on Jan. 8 during his junior season. ... Kell trailed by 12 points at halftime of that game but Bryant boosted a rally with 25 points and 15 rebounds in the third quarter. ... Georgia, Georgia Tech and Auburn also showed recruiting interest in Bryant, who played AAU ball for the Southern Kings. ... Bryant visited ECU for the Old Dominion football game. ... He was impressed with the new basketball practice facility and ECU's pending membership in the American Athletic Conference. ... Made a commitment the same weekend as Lance Tejada. ... The Kell Longhorns are coached by Jermaine Sellers. [Listed 10.11.13]

LANCE TEJADA (6-1, 175) PG, Blanche Ely High School, Pompano Beach, FL ... Tejada committed to ECU on Aug. 31 on a visit that included the Old Dominion-East Carolina football game. ... Tejada's commitment came shortly after the Pirates opened their new basketball practice facility. ... Tejada helped the Tigers to their second straight state 7-A title as a junior. ... Blanche Ely is coached by Melvin Randall, who has won five state championships. ... Randall has a 458-136 career record. ... Tejada is a "pass first" point guard who averaged 8.2 assists last season as Blanche Ely went 27-2. ... He also averaged 11.9 points, 3.2 rebounds, 2.6 steals, making 109 of 254 field goals for 43 percent. ... Tejada made 35 of 102 attempts behind the arc for 34 percent. ... He dropped 82 of 126 free throws for 65 percent. ... The list of schools which offered Tejada included Alabama, Butler, Miami (FL), Florida International, Florida State, George Mason, South Florida, Central Florida, Virginia, Murray State and Rider. ... Played for the Florida Flash and Southern Stampede AAU teams. [Listed 09.01.13; Corrected 09.04.13]

BUNYON 'B.J.' TYSON (6-4, 180) G, Gray Military Academy, West Columbia, SC ... Tyson enrolled in the post-graduate program at the Christian-Military prep school after an outstanding career at Anson County, east of Charlotte. ... Tyson averaged 26 points and 5.1 assists at Anson. ... The Bearcats were 15-11 in 2012-13. ... Tyson also played quarterback in football. ... He completed 62 of 121 passes last season for 825 yards and four touchdowns. ... He also ran 59 times for 260 yards with six scores. ... Tyson played AAU basketball for the Carolina Hawks. ... Dion Bethea coaches the Gray Military War Eagles hoops program. [Listed 10.11.13]

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