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Sport Minnesota signs Mashburn Jr., son of former NBA standout

01:57  14 november  2019
01:57  14 november  2019 Source:   ap.org

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Mashburn , the son of former NBA player Jamal Mashburn Sr., had considered offers from Auburn, Georgetown, Saint Louis and Cal, and he told the Minneapolis Star-Tribune earlier this month, “It’s just down to Cal and Minnesota .” Minnesota coach Richard Pitino may have had the inside track on the

Minnesota signs Mashburn Jr ., son of ex- NBA vet. Boyce transferred there from Houston High School in Germantown, Tennessee, in April 2017. Hardaway, a former NBA player, coached at Memphis East in 2017-18, when Wiseman helped lead the team to its third consecutive Class AAA

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jamal Mashburn Jr. has signed his national letter of intent with Minnesota.

Minnesota head coach Richard Pitino watches from the sideline as his team played Butler in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Indianapolis, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. Butler won 64-56. (AP Photo/AJ Mast) © Provided by The Associated Press Minnesota head coach Richard Pitino watches from the sideline as his team played Butler in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Indianapolis, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. Butler won 64-56. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

The 6-foot-2 guard from Miami, a consensus four-star and top-100 recruit, is the son of Jamal Mashburn. The 11-year NBA standout played at Kentucky from 1990-93 for coach Rick Pitino, whose son, Richard Pitino, is the coach at Minnesota. Mashburn Jr. is in his second season at Brewster Academy, a prep school in New Hampshire.

Martice Mitchell, a 6-foot-10 center from Chicago, also signed with the Gophers on Wednesday. He’s a consensus top-five prospect in Illinois, from Bloom High School. With these two additions in the commencement of the early signing period, the Gophers have one scholarship remaining for the 2020-21 season.

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