BGSU men's team signs guard

Bernard Edwards signs letter of intent to join Falcons next year


BOWLING GREEN — The Bowling Green State University men’s basketball team announced that guard Bernard “B.J.” Edwards had signed a national letter of intent to join the Falcons next year.

Edwards a point guard from Lehigh Acres, Fla., is the son of former Ohio State wide receiver Bernard Edwards.

Last season Edwards averaged 18.4 points, 6.1 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 3.4 steals per game to lead Lehigh High School to an 18-7 record.

“B.J. is not only a talented and athletic point guard, but also a high character individual that will fit in well with our guys both on and off the court,” BG coach Louis Orr said in a release. “He brings quickness, playmaking, scoring and defense to our team. He will give us a penetrating guard that can put pressure on the opposition on both ends of the floor."