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Terrance Motley inks Bearkat letter-of-intent
Release: 05/30/2012
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Terrance Motley, a 6-7, 240-pound power forward from Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff, Nebr., has signed a letter-of-intent to play men's basketball for Sam Houston State.

With Motley's signing, Bearkat head coach Jason Hooten has completed recruiting for his 2012-13 men's basketball team.

Motley, a top performance for tradition rich Maricopa High School in Phoenix, Arizona, played as a freshman at Williston State Junior College North Dakota. He transferred to Western Nebraska, leading the Cougars to a 22-6 record as a sophomore.

An All-Nebraska Junior College and All-NJCAA Region IX selection, Motley averaged 10.1 points and 6.5 rebounds as he led the Cougars to within a pair of wins of earning a berth in the NJCAA National Championship tournament.

Motley shot 52 percent from the field (101 of 195) and 70 percent from the free throw line (61 of 87). He also totaled 31 assists, 215 steals and 318 points.

"Terrance is a strong, athletic mismatch type of player," Hooten said. "He has a good skill package for his size and body. We really like his versatility and ability to play facing the basket.  He does just as well as with his back to the basket. He will give us a great added dimension in our conference and someone that can play multiple positions and with multiple lineups.  Terrance also brings a winning mentality and tough aggressive style that fits in with our returners, as well as the new signees."

Motley completes the signings for Hooten and his staff.

The other six are 6-1 Paul Baxter of Austin Bowie High School, 6-3 Will Bond from Trinity Valley Community College (Texas), 6-2 Dakarai Henderson of Pearland Dawson, 6-5 Nate Mason from Des Moines Area Community College (Iowa), 6-5 Jeremy McKay from Wallace State Community College (Alabama) and 6-5 James Thomas from Navarro Junior College (Texas).

Erik Williams, a 6-7 transfer from Marquette who red-shirted at Sam Houston State last season, also will become eligible for the 2012-13 season.

"We're extremely pleased with this year's recruiting class," Hooten said. "They're not only talent athletes but they're all quality young men."

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