The Western Kentucky men’s basketball program confirmed Wednesday it received a signed letter of intent from guard Derrick Clayton (6-foot-5, 182 pounds) of the Elev8 Sports Institute in Delray Beach, Fla., to join the program next season.

WKU is expected to confirm the additions of forward Justin Johnson (6-7, 235) of Perry County Central High School and Avery Patterson (6-1, 180) of Wheeler High School in Marietta, Ga. WKU coach Ray Harper is scheduled to discuss the signees this afternoon.

The Hilltoppers also have a verbal commitment from forward Rob Marberry (6-8, 225) of Franklin Road Academy in Nashville to join the program next season as a preferred walk-on.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.