Minnesota Crookston Men’s Basketball signs Omaha-Native Meeks – Crookston Times

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The University of Minnesota Crookston men’s basketball team has announced the signing of Chandler Meeks (G, 6-1,185, Omaha, Neb./Omaha Westside HS) to a National Letter of Intent. Meeks is the second signing for the Golden Eagles, joining CJ Ray (G/F, 6-4 205, Four Oaks, NC/Frank Phillips College).

“Chandler is a solid, tough head guard,” head coach Dan Weisse said. “He can really handle the ball and is ready to defend at a high level. He always seems to find a way to get things done and is a winner. I expect Chandler to come and compete for a few minutes in first grade. He is a young man of character who comes from a wonderful family. I am delighted to welcome Chandler, his father Al and his mother Cherise to the Golden Eagle Basketball family.

Minnesota Crookston is looking to build on an 8-19 record (5-16 NSIC) in the 2021-22 season. The Golden Eagles are entering their ninth season under head coach Dan Weisse in the 2022-23 campaign.

The student-athlete listed as having signed a National Letter of Intent or an Offer of Admission to compete on the University of Minnesota Crookston Men’s Basketball Team has been verified by the Minnesota Crookston Compliance Office once he has signed the National Letter of Intent or once the student-athlete has accepted an offer of admission for Minnesota Crookston.

Meeks played prep for Omaha Westside HS As a senior, he averaged 9.8 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 2.9 assists per game. As a junior, Meeks had 12.5 points, 5.2 rebounds and 3.5 assists per tilt. As a sophomore, he had 9.7 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game. Meeks had a season-high 18 points in a win over Lincoln East HS on March 2. He had 16 points in a win over Grand Island HS on Feb. 12. Meeks had 17 points in a win over Millard North HS on Dec. 29. As a junior, Meeks scored 29 points in a win over Elkhorn South HS He had 22 points in a win over Norfolk HS on Dec. 12. Meeks had 24 points in a win over Bryan HS Meeks was named to the All-Metro Second Team as a senior for Omaha Westside HS

He is the son of Al Meeks, Jr. and Cherise Meeks. Meeks plans to major in business. He has been involved with DECA and is an honor roll member. His brother Trae Meeks played at the University of Avila.

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