Tigers Complete Hoops Recruiting Class With Hyatt
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BATON ROUGE –- The LSU Tigers completed its roster for the upcoming 2018-19 season on Monday when the LSU Athletics Department received and approved the SEC and institutional signing papers of small forward Aundre Hyatt of White Plains, New York.
Hyatt, 6-7 and 215 pounds, played last season at the Miller School in Charlottesville, Virginia. The team posted a 27-4 record a season ago and won a state championship with Hyatt averaging 18 points, 8.5 rebounds and 1.7 steals.
Hyatt posted 46.7 percent from the field, including 34 percent from three-point range.
“We are pleased to have Aundre Hyatt join our LSU basketball program for the 2018-19 season,” said LSU Head Coach Will Wade, whose 2018 class is ranked No. 4 in the country in the national composite rankings. “He’s a high character, exceptional student who is known as a tremendous shooter. We are thrilled that he will add to our basketball family on and off the floor.”
Hyatt began his career at Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, New York.
The Tigers with Hyatt, now has a signing class that includes five-star signees Naz Reid of Roselle Catholic in Roselle, New Jersey; and, Emmitt Williams of Lehigh Acres, Florida (Oak Ridge High); along with four star signees Ja'vonte Smart of Scotlandville Magnet in Baton Rouge (also Mr. Basketball in Louisiana); and, Darius Days of Gainesville, Florida (IMG Academy).
LSU Basketball also added Marlon Taylor from Panola (Texas) College whose hometown is Mt. Vernon, New York; Courtese Cooper of Elgin, Illinois, who comes to LSU from Triton (Ill.) College; and, Danya Kingsby (Milwaukee, Wisconsin), who played last season for the College of Southern Idaho.