Jacksonville University announced on Monday five players who have signed with the Dolphins men’s basketball team, two from Florida and three from the Midwest.
The in-state signees are center Bryce Workman from Tampa Sickles High School and guard K.J. Fitzgerald from West Palm Beach. Workman, who is 6 feet 5 and 238 pounds, averaged 19.8 points and 13.3 rebounds per game as a senior. Fitzgerald (6-0) averaged 24.0 points and 8.0 assists per game as a senior at Cardinal Newman in 2017 and played last year for Sunrise Christian Prep School in Wichita, Kan.
Also signing with JU were guard Tyreese Davis (6-6), who averaged 11.8 points and 4.9 rebounds for Grandview (Mo.) High School; forward Donovan Forte (6-6), who averaged 17.0 points and 8.0 rebounds for Garfield Heights (Ohio) High; and guard DeAnthony McCallum (6-3), who averaged 18.5 points for Independence (Kan.) Community College.
Forte played at the same high school as JU junior center Dave Bell, an Ohio State transfer.
JU’s roster, which does not have a player from the First Coast, now has five from Florida, three from Ohio, two each from Massachusetts and Missouri and one each from Georgia, Colorado, Louisiana, Texas and England.