Providence, Rhode Island - Brown men's basketball coach Jesse Agel and his coaching staff have welcomed five newcomers to campus, who will all join the Bears' squad for the 2010-2011 season. Brown's recruiting class includes: freshman guard/forward Josh Biber (Lorain, OH), freshman guard Hakeem Harris (Bergenfield, NJ), freshman guard Sean McGonagill (Brookfield, IL), freshman forward Dockery Walker (Dover, DE), and sophomore transfer Stephen Albrecht (Crown Point, IN). In addition, sophomore Tyler Ponticelli, who missed all of last season due to injury, will be ready for action this season.
Secondary School Background: A graduate of IMG Academy and Lorain Southview High School, where he lettered in basketball (4), football (2) and track (1)…Team Captain, MVP and Academic All-American…Averaged 19.2 points, 10.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game as a senior…Third all-time leading scorer and second all-time leading rebounder at Southview…All-County and All-State honorable mention selection in basketball at Southview…Also All-State in football and All-County in track…
Secondary School Background: A graduate of Blair academy where he was a four-year letterman in basketball… Four-year starter at Blair…Named All-League and All-State in multiple years…Averaged 17 points, 8 assists and 8 rebounds per game as a senior…Hit the game-winning shot to propel Blair to its first ever State Championship.
Secondary School Background: A graduate of Riverside Brookfield where he lettered in basketball (3), football and soccer…All-State selection as a senior…Two-time All-Conference and conference MVP…All-Area selection…All-Tournament team selection at Thanksgiving (MVP) and Christmas Tournaments.
Westtown (PA) HS
Secondary School Background: A graduate of Westtown School where he lettered in basketball (2)…Also attended Dover HS… McDonald's All-American nominee…Hoop Group Elite Senior All-Star…MVP of the Florida KSA Tournament, scoring 28 points in the championship game… Philadelphia's Labor Classic leading scorer (21.0 ppg) and All-Star…Averaged 14.8 points and 8.0 rebounds per game as a junior…Also scored 11.0 points and pulled down 9.0 rebounds per game his senior year…Helped Westtown to the Friends League Championship game…EIBC All-Star…Named Super Sophomore in Delaware…Dover High School Freshman MVP.
Crown Point HS
Crown Point, IN
At Toledo: Started 11 of 12 games, while averaging 11.2 points and 2.6 assists and 2.6 rebounds per game…Scored 20 points against Michigan State and Cornell, and 19 points vs. Cincinnati…Netted 15 or more points five times…Shot 41-percent (28 of 68) from behind the three-point arc.
Secondary School Background: A 2008 graduate of Crown Point High School, where he was a three-year letterwinner in basketball and named Team MVP each season...Scored 1,090 career points...Averaged 17.9 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game with 89.2 free-throw percentage as senior to lead Bulldogs to first sectional title in 10 years...Member of Northwest Indiana Times' All-Area Team as junior and senior...Averaged 19.0 points and 4.5 rebounds per game and shot 40.0 percent (60-of-150) from three-point range as junior and was named to Indiana Junior All-Stars...Two of top performances as senior came against two schools that appeared in state championship games in 2007, scoring 35 points vs. Winchester and 32 points vs. defending state champion East Chicago Central...Earned honorable-mention spot on Northwest Indiana Times' All-Area Team after averaging 12.0 ppg.