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BRIAN HODGES, MICHAEL KNIGHT SIGN NATIONAL LETTERS OF INTENT FOR UMBC IN MEN'S BASKETBALL
Head Men’s Basketball Coach Tom Sullivan has announced the signing of two student-athletes to National Letters of Intent to attend UMBC for the 2004-2005 academic year. The two high school seniors are Brian Hodges (Upper Marlboro, MD/Bishop McNamara HS) and Michael Knight (
Hodges is a 6’3”, 185-lb. shooting guard who is expected to start for Head Coach Marty Keithline in his senior season at McNamara. He matriculated for two years at Riverdale Baptist (MD) HS before transferring to McNamara last season. As a sophomore at Riverdale Baptist, he averaged 12.0 ppg, and averaged 8.5 ppg in a reserve role in his junior season at McNamara. Rivals.com cited Hodges as one of the top 10 guards in the Maryland-D.C. area this year. He took part in the Eastern Invitational, Orlando Summer Showcase, and Charlie Webber Tournament this past summer. Hodges is a member of the National Honor Society and is a Maryland Distinguished Scholar.
Knight is a 6’3”, 180-lb. point/shooting guard, who helped Chris Miller’s Seattle Prep Panthers to a 17-8 record last season. Knight played in all 25 games and averaged 13.8 ppg, including a season high of 26 points vs.
Both Hodges and Knight have qualified to go through the NCAA Clearinghouse procedure.