Thursday, May 10, 2012

Area colleges: UIS men's basketball adds three players

John Wood Community College transfer Regan Bruenger, Glenbard South High School senior Dusko Despot and Downers Grove South High School senior Jamall Millison have signed with the University of Illinois Springfield men’s basketball program.

Bruenger, a 6-foot-2, 200-pound guard, averaged 15 points and shot 47 percent from the field for John Wood, which was ranked No. 2 in National Junior College Athletic Association Division II top 25 poll last season. The two-year starter was named to the Mid-West Athletic Conference and the all-Region 24 first teams.

Despot, a 6-5, 200-pound forward, averaged 14.3 points and 6.8 rebounds for Glenbard South High School as a senior. He was twice named to an all-area team and Metro Suburban all-conference team.

The 6-2, 190-pound Millison was a three-year starter at Downers Grove South High School, averaging 14 points, five assists and five rebounds last season as the team’s most valuable player.

The players were featured in an May 10, 2012, article in the State Journal-Register.

Read the article online