T.J. Britton, a 6-foot-3 guard from Mineral Area (Mo.) College, signed
during the early signing period to play basketball with the Lions nextyear.
"We're very pleased to have T.J.
join our program," said Corn.
This season, Britton
is averaging 11 points, 7.6 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 3.3 steals per game as a sophomore for Mineral Area
, a team that's currently 6-0 and ranked No. 19 in the NJCAA Preseason poll.
Last season, Britton
averaged 4.2 points and 3.1 assists per game with the Cardinals.He
shot 41.8 percent from the field, including 46.7 percent from three-point range.Britton came to Mineral Area from Florssant Valley Community College
competed in track & field and was a junior college All-American.He
prepped at Poplar Bluff (Mo.) High School, where he
was an all-conference, all-district and honorable mention all-state performer on the hardcourt.He
was also all-state and a high school All-American in track & field.Britton
, who will be a junior with the Lions, joins Kyle Schrage (Carl