WSC men’s basketball signs four

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Wayne State men’s basketball coach Jeff Kaminsky announced the signing Tuesday of four student-athletes to national letters of intent during the national signing period for the 2023-24 school year.
The signing class includes Zach Anderson of Sherburn, Minn., JJ Ferrin from Omaha, Aiden Sullivan of Olathe, Kan., and Wade Voss from Lincoln.

“This is a great week for the future of Wayne State basketball,” Kaminsky said. “All four players have extremely high character and have experience success on and off the court and in the classroom. They are skilled and come from successful high school programs. We really value talented competitors who are great teammates. Not only is that true of all four of our recruits but they also fill the specific needs that we targeted in this class. Our staff and entire program are excited about the announcement of this talented recruiting class.”

Anderson is a 6-foot-6 small forward from Martin County West High School in Minnesota where he is a four-year letterwinner in basketball while also playing quarterback in football and starting three years in baseball. As a junior last season, Anderson averaged 18.9 points, eight rebounds and three assists per game leading the Mavericks to a 23-5 record and the Valley Conference basketball title. He was named All-Valley Conference and selected Sentinel All-Area Basketball Player of the Year. Anderson has already scored 1,316 career points entering his senior season and shot 56 percent from the field and 84 percent at the free throw line last season.

Ferrin, a 6-foot-2 point guard from Omaha Skutt, is a two-year starter and three-year letterwinner in basketball. Last season he earned First Team All-River Cities Conference honors averaging 12.1 points, three rebounds and two assists per game helping the Skyhawks to a 24-2 record and a Class B state runner-up finish. Ferrin set a school record last season with 71 3-point field goals while shooting 40 percent behind the arc and 81 percent at the free throw line. He also excels in the classroom, earning NCPA Academic All-State honors the last two seasons.

Sullivan, a 6-foot-8 power forward from Olathe Northwest High School in Kansas, is a three-year starter and letterwinner in basketball. Last season, he averaged 15 points, eight rebounds, three blocks and two assists per game while earning Second Team All-Sunflower League and Kansas Class 6A All-State honorable mention recognition. Sullivan shot 73 percent from the field last season, a school record, and made 17 of 18 field goals in one game. 

Voss is a 6-foot-7 power forward from Lincoln Southeast High School. He is a two-year starter and three-year letterwinner for the Knights. Last season Voss recorded 11.1 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.1 blocks per game to earn All-City honorable mention honors. He also stands out in the classroom with Scholar Athlete and Honor Roll with Distinction honors.

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