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Published: 3/7/2012

Lemons commits to UT basketball team

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Toledo Central Catholic's Drew Lehman (20) is pressured by LaSalle's Josh Lemons (3) and Ryan Fleming (3) during the second half of the 2011 State Boys Division I basketball semifinal. LaSalle won 48-46. Toledo Central Catholic's Drew Lehman (20) is pressured by LaSalle's Josh Lemons (3) and Ryan Fleming (3) during the second half of the 2011 State Boys Division I basketball semifinal. LaSalle won 48-46.
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The University of Toledo men's basketball team received a verbal commitment from Cincinnati La Salle senior guard Josh Lemons. Lemons is the second player to commit to UT in a week, joining postgraduate power forward Aubrey Williams.

Lemons, who was named the GCL-South player of the year for a second consecutive season, averaged 18 points, 4.7 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 3 steals in the regular season. La Salle was ranked No. 2 in the state poll before being bounced from the tournament in their quest to repeat as state champions.

Lemons originally committed to Southeastern Louisiana in October but reconsidered and re-opened his recruitment, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Lemons was on hand Monday evening to watch UT's win over Miami in the first round of the Mid-American Conference tournament at Savage Arena.



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