FORMER GEORGIA "MR. BASKETBALL" TO JOIN TIGER PROGRAM
Sunday, May 16, 2004
NASHVILLE --- Wayne Arnold, a former "Mr. Georgia Basketball" selection as a high school player in suburban Atlanta and a Junior College All-American this past season, will be joining the Tennessee State University program. TSU head coach Cy Alexander has announced the addition of Arnold played this past season at Los Angeles City College after playing his freshman campaign at Georgia. He earned the prestigious :Mr. Basketball" honor as a player at Berkmar High in his hometown of Lilburn. A 6-4, 190-pound guard, he led Berkmar to a 93-16 record in three seasons that included pair of Class 5A Georgia state championships. As a senior, he averaged 24.1 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 4.5 assists per game. He saw limited action his freshman year at Georgia before enrolling in junior college. Arnold averaged 13 points a game in junior college at after 2.8 points a game at Georgia. He was selected to play in the National Junior College All-Star Game this spring. Arnold will enroll at TSU in August and will be eligible for next season after graduating from junior college.