Nov. 14, 2013
NEW ORLEANS - Tulane men's basketball head coach Ed Conroy announced the signing of Keith Pinckney to a National Letter of Intent to play for the Green wave, it was release on Thursday, during the early signing period.
Pinckney, a native of Lithonia, Ga., is a guard at Miller Grove High School and averaged 14.3 points, 4.9 assists and 4.2 rebounds per game as a junior last season for coach Sharman White on their way to a fifth straight Class 5A state championship.
With Pinckney at the point guard position, Miller Grove finished last season 30-3 and was ranked No. 19 in the final MaxPreps national poll and is already ranked No. 22 by Student Sports in their Preseason Fab 50 poll.
"Keith will be a great addition to our team, especially our guard core, and will be big asset when Tulane makes the move to the American Athletic Conference in 2014," Conroy said. "Keith's a leader, a winner and an exceptional young man with qualities that will be represent Tulane University and our program well."
Pinckney is rated by ESPN and Hoopseen as the top point guard in the state of Georgia. He is also a reputable student that was also been recruited by Butler, Miami, Xavier, Harvard, Boston University, and Western Kentucky.