Jones Adds Keith Pinckney to Roster for 2016-17 Season
By ODU Athletics
“Keith is a tremendous young man and a proven winner through his prep and junior college careers,” said Jones. “He will provide experience and leadership for our team, especially in the backcourt.”
Pinckney, a 6-2 guard, started 10 games, averaging 4.3 points and 2.4 assists in 2015-16 for Northwest Florida State College, a top three nationally ranked program. He averaged 2.4 points at Tulane in 2014-15 as a freshman.
Reigning from Atlanta, Ga., Pinckney was named to the All-State First Team as a senior at Miller Grove High School, while leading his team to its sixth consecutive 5A Georgia State Championship. As a senior, Pinckney averaged 16.9 points, 4.2 assists, 3.6 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game. He was rated the top point guard in the state of Georgia by ESPN as a senior, while graduating in the top 10 percent of his class as a Beta Club member.
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