On Saturday Senior Sammy Green had a game-high 19 points and led the Marquette boys basketball team in a victory over Belleville Althoff. On Monday, December 18th he was still riding high as his parents, coaches and teammates looked on while he signed his National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, IA.
Briar Cliff is a Franciscan, Roman Catholic University whose men's basketball team is ranked #5 in the national NAIA Top 25 rankings. To learn more about Briar Cliff University please visit www.briarcliff.edu.
The Marquette boys are ranked #8 in the Associated Press Statewide Class 3A poll, #4 in the St. Louis Post Dispatch Small School Rankings and are 10-0 on the season. They have a short break to prepare for the Columbia-Freeburg Tournament which runs Wednesday, December 27 through Saturday, December 30th. Their first matchup is December 27th at 7 pm vs Waterloo.