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Weeks Signs with Viking Basketball

June 30, 2014

Valley City State University men’s basketball coach Jeff Kaminsky announced on Friday that 6-foot-1-inch guard Marcus Weeks of Yuma, Ariz., has signed a letter of intent to attend Valley City State and play basketball for the Vikings this fall.

A three-year starter and Gila Ridge High School’s leading scorer in 2013, his senior season, Weeks averaged 14.3 points, 5.1 assists, 4.3 rebounds and 2.8 steals per game as he helped Gila Ridge High School to a 17-11 record this season.

“We are excited to have Marcus join our program,” Kaminsky said. “He will be a great addition on and off the court. His skill, quickness,
intelligence and competitive toughness will help him to have an immediate impact on our program.”

Weeks leaves Gila Ridge with the school record for points in a season (368) and points in a career (864). He was named the Yuma Sun/Yuma Rotary Club 2013-14 Boys Basketball Player of the Year, and was named a First Team All-Section in Division II, Section VII.

“Marcus is the best player ever to to put on a uniform here in our eighth year as a program at Gila Ridge High School,” Gila Ridge head coach Joe Daily said. “Our coaching staff, program, and school are so excited for Marcus and his opportunity to play ball for VCSU. He is a tough kid who is a good team player and a competitor. We are looking forward to the Vikings upcoming season and just know that Valley City has fans that will be rooting them on hundreds of miles away here in Yuma, Arizona,” Daily added.

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