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.
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