Christian Life Academy (Texas)
Known for his lightning quick moves, point guard P.J. Hardwick became the first signee of the Tony Benford era ... Averaged 15 points and 10 assists per game as a senior for Christian Life Academy in Houston ... Originally signed with Mississippi State as a part of the nation’s No. 17 ranked recruiting class according to Hoop Scoop ... Hoop Scoop also listed Hardwick as the No. 250 ranked player in the nation ... As a junior, Hardwick led Christian Life to a 30-1 record while averaging nine points and 12 assists per game ... Rivals.com named Hardwick a three-star recruit.