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Valor Men's Basketball Announces Signings for 22-23 Season

Valor Men's Basketball Announces Signings for 22-23 Season

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Head Men's Basketball Coach Bert Capel announced a talented recruiting class Friday, adding commitments from a high school standout and three collegiate transfers for the 2022 season.

The 2022 class is made up of talent from Missouri and Ohio.

"With most of our team returning from last year, we wanted to find a group of guys who fit exactly what we are about," EU head coach Bert Capel stated. "We believe we have done that with this class and are excited to begin putting in the work for the upcoming season."

Game times and dates for the 2022 season will be announced at a later date.

Below are biographies of the recruits: 

Bryce Hunt // F // 6-7, 225 // Cincinnati, Ohio // Transfer from Schoolcraft; Pensacola State; Coppin State Univ.


• District Defensive Player of the Year and League Co-Player of the Year at Reading HS

• All-Freshman Team at Pensacola State College

• First Team All-Conference and MCCAA Defensive Player of the Year at Schoolcraft College

Broc Smith // G // 6-4, 200 // Republic, Mo. // Republic HS // Transfer from Drury Univ.


• First ever Class 5 District Championship at Republic in his senior year 

• First Team All-Conference and All-District junior and senior seasons

• Fought through cancer diagnosis after initially transferring to Evangel (FULL STORY BELOW)

Garrett Davault // G // 6-4, 190 // Norwood, Mo. // Norwood HS


• Missouri Class 2 State Champions in senior season

• Class 2 Player of the Year, Four Time First Team All-Conference

• Mr. Show-Me Basketball Finalist

• 12th All-Time Leading Scorer in Missouri

Carson Cavalier // 6-0, 165 // Waynesville, Mo. // Waynesville HS // Transfer from Mo. Valley


• First-Team All District during junior and senior HS seasons

• First Team All-Ozark Conference

• Made 45 3's at Missouri Valley last season

• Will sit out the upcoming 22-23 season due to transfer rules

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