Monday, July 20, 2015

UIS basketball team gets Chicago State transfer Jesse Tesmer

The University of Illinois Springfield men’s basketball team has boosted its post play with the signing of NCAA Division I Chicago State transfer Jesse Tesmer.

The 6-foot-8, 225-pound senior power forward is the Prairie Stars’ sixth recruit.

Tesmer played 19 games and started four last season. He averaged 8.5 minutes, .9 points and .7 rebounds.

“Jesse brings a toughness and physical presence that we can really use on our front line,” UIS coach Bill Walker said. “He has experience and fills a need for us.”

Tesmer was featured by The State Journal-Register on July 16, 2015.

Read the article online.