Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 11/10/11
DePaul coach Oliver Purnell inked two players Wednesday to a National Letter of Intent with DeJuan Marrero and Jodan Price. Marrero is a 6’5” forward from Gary, Ind. and Price is a 6’7” guard/forward from Beverly Hills, Mich. Marrero averaged 22.1 points and 15.3 rebounds per game as a junior at Gary’s Bowman Academy. The two-time member of the Times of Northwest Indiana All-Area first team played for the U18 national team for Puerto Rico at the 2010 FIBA Americas tournament. On the summer AAU circuit, Marrero played for Spiece Indy Heat and he is ranked among the top 50 players in the nation at his position and the top 15 players in Indiana by ESPN.com. “DeJuan Marrero is the all-around type player we like here at DePaul. He has toughness, he’s a team guy and he’s from a winning program,” said Purnell. “DeJuan can do a lot of things on the floor and he’ll fit very well into our system.” Sharpshooter Price heads to the Windy City from Detroit Country Day – the same high school atten
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