October 3, 2007

Tigers land two JUCO commitments

Auburn's basketball program landed two verbal commitments Wednesday when Niceville (Fla.) Okaloosa-Walton junior college teammates Tay Waller and Johnny Lett announced they would sign with the Tigers.

The 6-foot-2, 180-pound Waller, a high-scoring shooting guard, was a teammate of AU junior forward Korvotney Barber at Manchester (Ga.) High. Waller was named All-Conference as a freshman averaging 18.3 points per game and nailing 39.5% percent (117-of-296) from the three-point line.

"Auburn is a good fit for my position and the way I play because the person at my position is leaving and the coach (Jeff Lebo) said I could come in and pick up where he left off," said Waller.

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