BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Bemidji State University head men’s basketball coach Mike Boschee announced today that guard Jai’Vionne Green has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Beavers beginning with the 2016-17 season. Green joins a very highly regarded recruiting class that signed with the Beavers in the fall during the early signing period.
Jai’Vionne Green, a 6-foot, 4-inch guard from Wauwatosa, Wis., comes from Wauwatosa East High School as the state’s 14th ranked player, according to WisSports.net. He is a first team all-state. First Team All-Greater Metro Conference and All-Suburban team honoree. Green finished his senior season with 18 points, eight rebounds, five assists and four steals per game to earn team MVP. His scoring efforts ranked third in the conference and earned him a spot on the Wisconsin all-star team.
Green adds to an already impressive group of early commits to Bemidji State, including 6-6 forward Logan Bader, 6-9 forward/post Zach Baumgartner , 6-6 guard Peyton Dibble, and 6-7 forward Lucas Wendt. Four of BSU’s incoming recruiting class are ranked in the top 18 in the state of Wisconsin according to WisSports.net.
“We are very excited to add Jai’Vionne to the program,” Boschee said. “His skill set, athleticism and determination are going to help him be very successful over the years at BSU. Everyone we talked with mentioned his character and work ethic, which are two qualities we value a great deal.”
Son of James and Renee Green, Jai’Vionne plans to major in business at Bemidji State.
All signees are contingent upon admission to BSU and compliance with NCAA rules, including certification by the NCAA Eligibility Center.
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Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooded region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, Bemidji State University sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).