Fairmont State signs JC basketball All-American
New Fairmont State basketball coach Jared Calhoun has signed a first-team junior college All-America selection in forward Brendan Cooper of Lakeland Community College in Kirtland, Ohio.
Cooper, 6-foot-7, led the Lakers to their second straight Region 12, District 10 championship and an appearance in the NJCAA national tournament, where they advanced to the Final Four.
Cooper averaged 17.7 points and 9.6 rebounds this season and recorded 17 double-doubles. He had 886 career points and 511 rebounds in helping Lakeland to a 47-19 two-year record.