MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

November 22, 2012

Four signed by OSU men’s hoops


Phoenix Staff Reports

— STILLWATER — Oklahoma State men’s basketball coach Travis Ford announced on Wednesday the signings of three high school seniors and a junior-college sophomore for the 2013-14 season.

Leyton Hammonds,  a 6-8 forward from Richland High School in North Richland Hills, Texas, is ranked as the No. 16 player in Texas according to Texashoops.com. He  averaged 14.3 points and 7.1 rebounds as a junior. Jeffrey Carroll, a 6-5 wing from Rowlett High School in Texas, is ranked 21st by Texashoops.com. He averaged 17.4 points and 4.6 rebounds per game as a junior.

Detrick Mostella is a 6-3 combo guard originally from Decatur, Ala., is at La Lumiere School in LaPorte, Ind. Ranked as the 68th best player in the nation and the No. 22 shooting guard according to Rivals.com, he averaged 16.4 points as a junior at Decatur’s Austin High.

Gary Gaskins, a 6-10 forward/center originally from Beaufort, S.C., is currently a sophomore at Brevard Community College in Melbourne, Fla. After averaging 12.4 points, 10.8 rebounds and 4.3 blocks as a senior at Beaufort High School, he joined the Air Force. He enrolled at Brevard as a freshman in 2011, and this season, Gaskins is averaging 13.4 points, 7.4 rebounds and 2.2 blocks in six games.