Portsmouth, Ohio – Shawnee State men's basketball is pleased to announce the signings of Matthew Smith and Gavin Brown of Bloom Carroll High School for the 2017-18 school year.
Matthew is the son of Robert and Susan Smith. He has lettered varsity in basketball all three years of high school so far, playing at Bloom Carroll for head coach Brett Mitchell. Matthew was a second team All-Mid State League selection in 2015-16, and a second team All-District selection the same season. He is planning on majoring in Sports Management in the fall.
Gavin is the son of Shawn and Kristina Brown. Also playing at Bloom Carroll, Gavin has lettered three seasons in basketball, one season in football, and two seasons in soccer. Gavin was a first team All-Mid State League selection in 2015-16, and a first team All-District selection for the same season. Bloom Carroll finished the season with a 19-6 record last year, losing in their district semifinals.
Matthew and Gavin are the first members of the 2017-18 recruiting class for Shawnee State men's basketball. For all recruiting news, stay tuned to ssubears.com.