Marshall signs three men’s hoops recruits

Published 1:42 am Monday, November 14, 2011

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall has signed three recruits to national letters-of-intent to play basketball starting in the 2012-13 season.

Coach Tom Herrion announced the signing Friday of Kareem Canty of Brooklyn, N.Y., Tamron Manning of Georgetown, Ky., and Elijah Pittman of Covington, Ky.

Canty is a 6-foot-1 guard who currently attends Westwind Prep Academy in Phoenix. He averaged 22 points and seven assists last season at Bridgton Academy in North Bridgton, Maine.

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The 6-4 Manning averaged 16.5 points and 4.5 assists per game last year at Scott County High School.

Pittman is a 6-8 forward who attends Lamar State College-Port Arthur in Texas. He averaged 13 points and five rebounds at Chipola College in Florida a year ago.