Grant McCasland Signs Jorden Duffy To Recruiting Class
Duffy Joins Mean Green From San Jacinto College
DENTON – North Texas men’s basketball head coach Grant McCasland has signed junior college guard Jorden Duffy to the 2017-18 recruiting class.
Duffy led San Jacinto College in scoring at 19.4 points per game this past season, 35th nationally, and a quarterfinal appearance in the NJCAA Tournament. Duffy helped the Ravens to a 33-2 overall record and was named third team NJCAA All-America. As a sophomore, Duffy earned first team All-Region honors and led the team with 90 three-pointers. Duffy also led the team in assists at 4.8 per game and a 164 total in 34 games played.
McCasland on Duffy: “We are really excited to add Jorden to the Mean Green Basketball family. He has a natural ability to score the ball and is comfortable doing so at all three levels. As impressive as his scoring ability is, he also is a gifted passer who can make his teammates better. He was a huge part of a team that was 33-2 and understands what it takes to win at a high level.”
North Texas 2017-18 Newcomers
Jorden Duffy - 6-1 - Guard - Upper Marlboro, MD (James M. Bennett HS/San Jacinto College)
Mark Tikhonenko - 6-10 - Forward - Moscow, Russia (Mt. Zion Prep)
Umoja Gibson - 6-0 - Guard - Waco, Texas (University HS)
Michael Miller - 6-3 - Guard - Michigan City, Indiana (Michigan City HS/Shawnee CC)
Roosevelt Smart - 6-3 - Guard - Palatine, Illinois (Sunrise Christian Academy/New Mexico JC)
Tope Arikawe - 6-8 - Forward - Nigeria (Covenant Christian Academy/Panola College)
Zach Simmons - 6-9 - Forward - Cedar Hill, Texas (Cedar Hill HS)* signed NLI during early period