Basketball players

Two CC basketball players sign to play in four-year schools

Rashaun Agee (left) and Gus Wright (right) signing letters of intent (Tayler Stephenson, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo.– Casper College “Swede” Erickson Gym was a busy place on Thursday as two of Casper College’s basketball players signed letters of intent to play basketball at four-year colleges l ‘next year. Player Rashaun Agee has signed with Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, and Gus Wright has signed with Dickinson State University in Dickinson, North Dakota.

According to a statement from Casper College, Agee came to the T-Birds as a transfer from New Mexico State University. He has been with the team for a year and has averaged 20.1 points per game. He was named All-Region First Team, All-Tournament Team, and an All-American nominee.

At the press conference, Agee said he chose Bowling Green because of the relationship he had with the head coach. He had 16 potential schools to choose from, but said “a lot of schools got started because of my numbers…while [Bowling Green] Fits well on my plate and better than other schools.

While Agee only played with Casper College for a year, he says he felt like he really upped his game. Rashaun said he also learned skills to grow as a person. and leader.

Agee is excited to play for Bowling Green because of the atmosphere and the stadium, and he feels like they can win.

Rashaun Agee (left) and Gus Wright (right) signing letters of intent (Tayler Stephenson, Oil City)

The release says Wright, a native of Sheridan, Wyoming, has been a key player in many T-Bird wins over the past year. He was traded to CC from Colorado State-Pueblo. This will be his third letter of intent, and the basketball player hopes to make Dickinson State University his home.

Wright chose Dickinson State University because he knew the head coach. He says one of the good things about the head coach is that he’s even bigger than him. Wright acknowledges this will open up opportunities to learn different aspects of the game.

During the press conference, Wright said that “At Casper College, I found my feet; my freshman year, I couldn’t play at all, and Casper gave me the chance to come back and get on the court, and be a part of something where I could actually contribute to the team. … It’s a great place to jump.

Casper College basketball team and players signing letters of intent (Tayler Stephenson, Oil City)