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Faronte Drakeford commits to Central Connecticut State

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Faronte Drakeford signs his letter of intent (Courtesy - Ryan Mantlo) Faronte Drakeford signs his letter of intent (Courtesy - Ryan Mantlo)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Cape Fear Community College sophomore Faronte Drakeford has signed his letter of intent to play at Central Connecticut State.

Drakeford had visited Louisiana Lafayette, Tennessee Martin and Southern prior to his commitment. He also was being recruited by Nebraska and Washington State.

This past season Drakeford earned Third Team All-America status after averaging a team-best 17.5 points per game on 55.6 percent shooting. Drakeford scored in double-figures in 28 of the 31 games he played.

Central Connecticut State finished the season with a 13-17 overall record advancing to the quarterfinal round of the Northeast Conference Tournament.

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