Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Pettiford signs with UIS men's basketball team

University of Illinois Springfield coach Ben Wierzba has signed Kaskaskia College sophomore transfer Kevin Pettiford.

The 5-foot-9 point guard and Belleville native averaged 11 points and four assists for 18-13 Kaskaskia last season. He was named to the All-Great Rivers Athletic Conference and All-NJCAA Region 24 teams as a freshman.

Pettiford was Belleville East High School’s leading scorer his senior year with 14 points. He averaged 5.2 assists. He added 54 steals and 37 3-pointers.

Pettiford was featured in an May 3, 2011, article in The State Journal-Register.

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