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Redlands' Alex Graham Signs NLI
With Long Beach State--(Apr. 18, 2001)

In the rush to continue to provide news of signings, every now and then we get overwhelmed, and this past week was just more of the same, as we overlooked a number of guys who signed NLI's.  Among them was Alex Graham (7-0" Sr. C) from Redlands HS, who signed a National Letter of Intent with the Long Beach State 49'ers.   Alex has been playing for the past few years on the No.1 Rockfish travel team, and played for a short time in this years RSL before deciding to focus on personal training.  Here's the official website press release announcing Alex's signing.  Congratulations to Alex Graham and to LBSU head coach Wayne Morgan, and to Associate Head Coach Reggie Warford who did much of the leg work in signing Alex.

49er Men's Basketball Signs Alex Graham to


LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Long Beach State head men's basketball coach Wayne Morgan announced Thursday the signing of Alex Graham (C, 7-1, 225, Redlands, CA/Redlands HS) to a basketball letter-of-intent.

Graham was a three-year letterwinner at Redlands High School and led his team to a 15-10 mark this past season and a third place finish in the Citrus Belt League. Graham averaged 17.0 points, 12.0 rebounds, 4.5 blocks, 4.0 assists and 1.48 steals per game his senior campaign, en route to earning first team All-Citrus Belt League honors and first team All-San Bernardino County accolades.

A pre-season McDonald's All-America selection, Graham shot .560 from the field and .760 from the free throw line this past season and accumulated 349 career blocks as a prep (4.65 bpg). Redlands advanced to the CIF Division I-AA playoffs this season, but fell in the first round to Murrietta. Graham was named as one of the Top 200 players in the country by both Street & Smith and Athlon basketball magazines and is recognized as one of the top post players on the West Coast.

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