Men’s Basketball Signs Eight Including Five Division I Transfers

Courtesy of Alcorn State Athletics,

 

LORMAN, Miss. – The Alcorn State University men’s basketball program restocked its roster with an arsenal of ballers as Coach Bussie inked five NCAA Division I transfers, two JUCO transfers and a highly-recruited freshman.

The full list of incoming student-athletes including Keondre Montgomery (Mississippi State), Lenell Henry (Prairie View A&M), LaDarius “Krunchy” Marshall (New Orleans), Darrious Agnew (Southeast Missouri State), Dontrell McQuarter (Rider), Paul King (Bossier-Parish CC), Dominic “DJ” Brewton (Vincennes JC) and Devin Carter (Florence HS).

Montgomery, a 6-foot-6 freshman transfer from Jackson, Mississippi, only saw 20 minutes of playing time for the Bulldogs, scoring nine points with three assists, two boards and a steal in 2020-21.

Henry, a 6-foot-9 grad transfer from Chicago, Illinois, averaged 5.9 points and 5.4 rebounds plus 40 blocks, 33 assists and 31 steals over 48 games for PVAMU.

Marshall, a 6-foot-6 junior transfer from Jackson, Mississippi, spent the 2020-21 campaign at UNO where he made 22 appearances with two starts while scoring 4.7 points and grabbing 3.7 boards per contest.

Agnew, a 6-foot-8 senior transfer from Starkville, Mississippi, was a member of the SEMO Redhawks where he logged five starts over 22 games last season, putting forth 4.7 points and 2.1 rebounds a night.

McQuarter, a 6-foot-7 junior transfer from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, started 17 of the 18 contests he played in at Rider, posting 9.0 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.5 assists on average as well as 15 steals and six blocked shots.

King, a six-foot sophomore transfer from Monroe, Louisiana, played 53 games with 25 starts at BPCC, pouring in 13.8 points, 3.6 assists, 3.0 rebounds and 1.4 steals per contest.

Brewton, a 6-foot-3 sophomore transfer from Cincinnati, Ohio, had 9.2 points, 4.6 boards, 3.0 assists and swiped an average of one steal a night for Vincennes during a 22-game sample.

Carter, a 6-foot-2 freshman from Florence, Mississippi, was ranked among the top-15 boys basketball players in Mississippi by scorebooklive.com before the year and did not disappoint, dropping just over 30 points per ballgame to go along with 6.1 boards, 3.1 assists and 2.1 steals during a senior season that saw his squad go undefeated through the regular season. He was considered the 18th-best prospect in the state of Mississippi for the 2021-22 recruiting class.

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