Leesville Road’s Hunter commits to Furman
Posted September 4, 2016
RALEIGH, N.C. — Leesville Road point guard Alex Hunter has made a verbal commitment.
Hunter gave a verbal pledge on Friday to play college basketball at Furman, according to Leesville Road boys basketball coach Russ Frazier.
At 5-foot-11 and 165 pounds, Hunter, a rising senior, has been a first team all-conference selection each year of his high school career.
Last season, Hunter was named the Cap 8 Conference Co-Player of the Year after averaging 18.1 points, 7.1 assists, 3.2 steals and 3.1 rebounds per game. He shot 52-percent from the field, including 44-percent from 3-point range.
Hunter has started in all 81 games during his high school career. Last season the Pride made a run to the third round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4-A state playoffs.
For his career, Hunter has scored 1,272 points (15.7 PPG) and dished out 549 assists (6.8 APG).
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