MARQUETTE, Mich. - Dean Ellis the head men'sbasketball coach at Northern Michigan University has announced that RyanReichel has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend NMU and playbasketball for the 'Cats starting in the fall.
Reichel (6-0), guard, from Ishpeming, Mich. and WestwoodHigh School averaged 14 points a game for the 2002-03 season as he led his teamto a 24-3 record.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ He had 101 assistsand 78 rebounds for the past season.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Asa junior he averaged 15 points a game.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
"Ryan is a tough competitor who will add quality to ourguard position," Ellis said.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ "One of his biggest assets is his desire to be a member of ourbasketball program, he knows a number of our players and has always strived toplay at NMU."
Reichel was a two-time All-MPC First Team selection.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ He was an All-U.P. First Team pick for the2002-03 season and was a member of the All-U.P. Dream Team after the 2001-02season.