When it's all said and done whats better than home.
Those sentiments were what kept Jordan Damron (Maryville) in Blount County for his college selection.
Damron will attend Maryville College.
The Scots are one of the nation's finest DIII institutions finishing last season 24-3 falling in the opening round of the NCAA Tourney.
Damron had a fantastic senior campaign after winning the MVP his junior season during Maryviolle's state championship run.
The TJCCAA is restocking it's rosters with Tennessee prepsters once again.
Deron Hines down at jackson State will welcome two solid additons in Kenny Greer (Haywood County) and Dee Williamson (Jackson Southside).
Dyersburg State welcomes four newcomers including three from state tournament semi-finalist Dyer County. DeAngelo Parr (Dyer County), Jeremy Kimble (Dyer County) and DeJuan Taylor (Dyer County) will all suit up for the Eagles next season. Also coming to Dyersburg will be Jermeal Bingham (McNairy Central).
Down the road at Columbia State things are going well for my man Malcolm Montgomery. Class A state champions Union City send two to play for the Chargers. Andre Coby (Union City) and Nik Brooks (Union City) will have an immediate impact in the TJCCAA. Also joining the program next season tough point man Robert Yancey (Trenton Peabody).
Perennial power Southwest Tennessee adds future D1 player Victor McLin (Dyersburg).
Staying in the JUCO ranks several players will be leaving the Volunteer state to continue their education and hoops career. Among those Jeremy Rhodes (Bolivar Central) will attend NW Shoals CC in Alabama. Staying in Alabama Erin Harris (Clarksburg) will attend Bevill State CC.
Channen Geanes (Lake County) decides to go the opposite direction and will attend State Fair CC in Missouri.
Cordero Wade (Humboldt) will stay relatively close to home and attend Lane College in Jackson, while David Vaughn (Milan) heads to mmephis to attend Christian Brothers.
On the other side of the state Dionte Gray (Science Hill) took full advantage of the Tennessee Prep Hoops High School Senior/JUCO event this past April and recieved a scholarship offer from Tusculum College.