Bemidji State adds Floyd to signing class
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Bemidji State adds Floyd to signing class
BEMIDJI, Minn. - Head Bemidji State men’s basketball coach Matt Bowen has announced the signing of Dillon Floyd (C, Palm Springs, Calif.) to a National Letter of Intent to play for BSU beginning the 2011-12 season. Floyd joins Dermaine Crockrell (G, Mesa, Ariz./Scottsdale Community College) as signees for the upcoming campaign during the regular signing period. Floyd is the 18th player under Bowen to sign during the regular period in his five seasons at Bemidji State.

All signees are contingent upon admission to BSU and compliance with NCAA rules, including certification by the NCAA Eligibility Center.

“We are excited about the addition of Dillon to the program,” Bowen said. “He adds size to the line-up. His ability to run the floor will fit well into our style of play, while adding depth to the post position.”

Dillon Floyd • Center • 6-9 • 220 • Palm Springs, Calif. • Palm Springs High School  

Palm Springs High School:
Floyd averaged 13 points and 8.5 rebounds per game during his senior season, guiding Palm Springs High School to its first appearance in the state tournament... He scored 21 points and added 10 rebounds in the first state tournament game that saw the Indians fall 66-61 and end their season... The squad went 25-3-0 overall with a 12-0-0 league mark that won the Desert Valley League for the third consecutive season... Floyd added 10 double-doubles, 60 percent shooting from the field, 1.9 blocks and 1.0 steals per game his senior season to earn Desert Valley League Most Valuable Player honors... He scored in double figures 21 times, which included a nine-game stretch (Dec. 28-Jan. 25) and a season-high 27 points in the season-opener Dec. 12... Floyd recorded double-digit rebound totals 11 times, which included bringing down 18 against Palm Desert High School Jan. 7... Scored 20 points, pulled down 15 rebounds and swatted five blocks in a 70-34 victory against Palm Desert Feb. 1.       

The Beavers finished the 2010-11 regular season 11-15 overall and 8-14 in the NSIC to sit in a three-way tie for 10th and just a game out of eighth. BSU closed the season winning four of its last six games, which included downing Winona State University in the season finale Feb. 26, beating the Warriors for the second consecutive season in Winona, Minn. The Beavers welcome back 11 student-athletes to the 2011-12 squad, including five players who started at least 12 games.

Bemidji State University, located in Bemidji, Minn., is an NCAA Division II institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).