Ward Commits to A-State

Posted Oct 13, 2013

It did not take long for Lee (Texas) College forward Adam Ward to pull the trigger on his commitment to the Arkansas State basketball program.

Lee, who is 6-foot-5, 220 pounds, arrived in Jonesboro on Friday and within a matter of hours he became the fourth player to make a pledge to

He will be a red-shirt sophomore at Lee, which is located in Baytown, Texas. He drew some starts last season and played to role of a defensive specialist. He shot 60 percent from the field and averaged 3 rebounds and 1 block per game.

“I look at my role is the help bring energy to the team and play defense,” he said.

At Atascocita High School , he was named co-defensive play of the year in the 14-5A conference his senior season and was first team all-conference. He said he averaged 5 blocks a game in high school.

“I know there were some other schools interested but I don’t really know who they were because my coach handled all of that,” he said.

“I really liked Jonesboro and ASU.

Lee College starts its season on November 1.

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