Culver Signs Wilford to National Letter of Intent

By Jared Verner published November 26, 2012

University of Colorado Colorado Springs Head Men's Basketball Coach Jeff Culver is excited to announce the signing of Tre-Shawn Wilford, a 6-2 guard from Eaglecrest High School in Centennial, Colo., to a National Letter of Intent during the early signing period. Wilford is the first member of the UCCS 2012-13 recruiting class for men's basketball.

"We are excited to have Tre-Shawn join our Mountain Lion family," Culver said.  "Not only is Tre one of the best athletes coming out of high school this year in Colorado, but he is also a young man of high character and excellent academic standing. He will fit in very well with the new direction of UCCS basketball."

Wilford earned All-Centennial League First Team honors and was a Denver Post Honorable Mention All-State for Class 5A last season as a junior. He averaged 14 points, seven rebounds, two assists and 2.3 steals per game and helped lead the Raptors to the second round of the 5A state playoffs.

Wilford was also a top receiver for the Eaglecrest football team this season and led the Raptors with 23.5 yards per reception and four receiving touchdowns. He was a member of this season's state quarterfinal team.

UCCS begins the 2012-13 conference season this Friday in a 7:30 p.m. game against Fort Lewis at home. The game will be carried live throughout Colorado Springs on Comcast Channel 20.

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