Boise State men's basketball officially adds Tacoma guard

BSU women, Idaho, ISU men also announce signings

dsouthorn@idahostatesman.comApril 18, 2013 

The Broncos officially added Dezmyn Trent of Foss High for the 2013-14 season Wednesday.

Trent, 6-foot-4 and 210 pounds, averaged 26.9 points per game last season as a senior on his way to being named the Tacoma News Tribune's player of the year and earning 3A all-state first-team honors from the Seattle Times and Associated Press.

"We love guys that can score the basketball, and Dezmyn is certainly adept at scoring in a variety of ways," Boise State coach Leon Rice said in a release. "He can play multiple spots on the floor, and he's got a toughness and competitiveness about him that will fit in with what we have been building at Boise State."

Trent is the third new addition for the Broncos for next season, joining junior college transfers James Webb III (forward from North Idaho College) and Darnell Taylor (guard from Saddleback College). They signed in November.


The Broncos added 5-foot-5 guard Tonishia Childress from Las Vegas' Bishop Gorman High.

Childress averaged 11 points, four rebounds and seven assists per game on her way to Nevada 4A player of the year honors.

The Broncos added three high school signees in the early period last November.


The Vandals added forward Bira Seck from Olney Central (Ill.) College, guard Mike Scott from Antelope Valley (Calif.) College, forward/center Paulin Mpawe from San Bernardino Valley (Calif.) College and guard Suki Wiggs from Kingdom Prep Academy in Georgia.

Seck, who will be a junior, averaged 8.1 points and 6.5 rebounds a game last season. Scott, who also will be a junior, averaged 12.7 points and 4.7 assists per game.

Mpawe averaged 8.8 points and 5.1 rebounds last season and will be a redshirt sophomore.

Wiggs spent last season at prep school after averaging 17.6 points as a senior at Seattle's O'Dea High in 2011-12.


Idaho State announced the signing of Ajak Magot, a 6-foot-11 forward.

Magot, originally from South Sudan, averaged 6.1 points and 4.9 rebounds in 2012-13 as a sophomore at Cochise College in Arizona.

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