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Locals in colleges update
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Demontrez Austin (South Georgia State College) — The starting forward is averaging 11.4 points and 12.1 rebounds per game.
DeQuincey Bennett (Johnson and Wales University) — A senior, Bennett is averaging 11.2 points per game and has started 13 games for the Wildcats.

Jakeenan Gant (University of Missouri) — His eligibility questions now resolved, the 6-foot-8 Gant has played in the last two games for the Tigers, scoring 13 points off the bench in 15 minutes in a loss to Xavier.

Tanner Reid (East Georgia College) — Reid has played in 13 games, starting six, and is scoring 6.2 points per game.

DeAundray Rhett (South Georgia State College) — In 13 games, Rhett is scoring 6.4 points and pulling down 4.5 rebounds per game.

Ryan Wilkins (Middle Georgia State College) — Wilkins is averaging 13.6 points per game, including a 14-point outing in a loss to Savannah State. He is shooting 40 percent from 3-point range and averaging 2.5 rebounds per game.

Jay Wright (University of Louisiana) — Now a starting guard, Wright has played in 10 games, starting nine of them for the Ragin’ Cajuns. He is scoring 7.7 points per game and is tied for the team lead in assists with 30.


Jakayvea Akins (Georgia Southern University) — Akins has played in eight games and is averaging 2.6 points per game. She has five steals and three blocks for the Lady Eagles (3-6).

Hannah Anderson (Converse College) — A sophomore forward, Anderson has scored two points and has three rebounds in five games for the Valkyries (1-5).

Tianna Germain (Kennesaw State University) — A freshman guard for the Owls, Germain has appeared in four games and is averaging 1.8 points per game for KSU, which is 10-2.

Machala Raymonville (Armstrong State University) — Raymonville has played in nine games for the Lady Pirates (4-6). She is averaging 4.6 points and 2.6 rebounds per game and also has 12 steals.

Aliyah Williams (LaGrange College) — In seven games, Williams has scored seven points for the Panthers (4-4).


Fletcher Smith (Anderson University) — The former South Effingham standout is 3-2 for the Trojans in his freshman campaign at 197 pounds, having won his last three matches. He also has two wins by pin this season.