Weeks Signs with Viking Basketball
Valley City State University menâ€™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 Schoolâ€™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.
â€śWe are excited to have Marcus join our program,â€ť Kaminsky said. â€śHe 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.â€ť
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.
â€śMarcus is the best player ever to to put on a uniform here in our eighth year as a program at Gila Ridge High School,â€ť Gila Ridge head coach Joe Daily said. â€śOur 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,â€ť Daily added.
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