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Head coach Brian Jones announced the NLI signings of Bryce Cashman and Geno Crandall during the early signing period for men's basketball.
UND adds inside-outside help in early signing period
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Updated: Tuesday 11/15/2013 08:56:37 (ET)
by UNDsports.com
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Head coach Brian Jones announced on Friday that two high school seniors have signed National Letters of Intent to play men’s basketball at the University of North Dakota starting with the 2014-15 season. Forward Bryce Cashman and guard Geno Crandall both signed the scholarship papers during the early signing period at special ceremonies at their respective high schools earlier this week.

Cashman is beginning his senior season at West Platte High School in Weston, Mo., while Crandall is also starting his final prep season at DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis, Minn.

“We are excited with the additions of Bryce and Geno to our basketball family,” Jones said. “They both are young for their class and have a tremendous amount of upside. Both possess the ability to play multiple positions, which is something that fits our system very well.

“Bryce is a very skilled big man who can play inside-out. His energy and toughness is something that not a lot of big men his age have. Geno is a playmaking guard who can run a team if needed, but at the same time create his own shot. We are extremely blessed to have both of them join our program.”

Cashman is coming off a junior season where he averaged 11.0 ppg, 6.4 rpg and shot 64.4 percent from the field. The 6-foot-10 center registered 69 blocked shots as a junior, breaking West Platte’s single-season record and only needs five during his senior season to break the school’s all-time record. Cashman was named to the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association Class 2 All-State Team and was also named first team All-KCI Conference.

Crandall is a three-year letterwinner at DeLaSalle High School and has played on back-to-back Minnesota Class AAA State Championship teams. The 6-foot-2 point guard was named to the Tri-Metro All-Conference team as a junior and was honorable mention all-state after averaging 9.6 ppg and 5.8 apg. Crandall is the third guard coached by David Thorson at DeLaSalle that will play collegiately at UND (Travis Bledsoe and Marcus Travis).

— Go UND —

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