CEDAR HILL, Texas –Northwood University Texas held its first men’s basketball open tryouts June 5th at the Bob Knight’s Fieldhouse in Duncanville, Texas. Approximately 65 players from as far away as El Paso and Houston along with local talent from the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex gave it their best shot to prove that they have what it takes to play collegiate basketball. Head men’s basketball Coach Ray Wilkerson and his staff are supervising the tryouts.
Coach Wilkerson said, “I’m impressed with the turnout. There are lots of good young basketball players in Texas.”
The Knight’s staff is hoping to sign several players for the upcoming season from the tryouts. The Knights will be holding the next tryout on Tuesday, June 19, 2012, from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm at Bob Knight’s Fieldhouse in Duncanville, Texas. Please arrive 30 minutes early in order to register. For more information about men’s tryouts contact Coach Wilkerson at 214-213-3162 and for more information about women’s tryouts contact Coach Wells at 806-206-5051.