Boise State Men's Basketball Signs 6-foot-8 Daequon Montreal to National Letter of Intent
BOISE, Idaho Greg Graham, head men’s basketball coach at Boise State University, announced today the signing of Daequon Montreal, a 6-foot-8, forward from College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls, Idaho, to a National Letter of Intent.

During his sophomore season, Montreal started in 22 of the Golden Eagles 31 games last season. He averaged 15.9 points and 8.9 rebounds per game, in addition to tallying 23 steals and 27 blocks. His efforts not only helped lead CSI to an overall record of 22-9, but earned him a spot on the Scenic West Athletic Conference All- Region First Team.

Last season, Montreal ranked second in the conference in rebounding (8.9 rpg), fourth in scoring (15.9 ppg), seventh in field goal percentage (.539) and 10th in free throw percentage (.708).  In addition, the forward from Syracuse, New York finished third in defensive rebounds (6.36 rpg), fourth in offensive rebounds (2.57 rpg) and fifth in blocked shots (0.96 bpg).

As a freshman, Montreal played in all 32 of the Golden Eagles games, while starting in eight to average 9.6 points and 4.3 rebounds per game. He was one of the first players off the bench for CSI and ended the season among the top five on the team in scoring, rebounding, blocked shots and field goal percentage (.561).

“We’re very excited to get Daequon coming to Boise State” said head coach Greg Graham. “He is a very versatile athlete to play in our system and we are very excited to have signed another player from CSI. Daequon is a guy that can play a number of positions who is very athletic and a great person to join our team. “

Montreal, who will join the Broncos in the fall of 2009, is the first player this spring, fourth player overall, signed by Graham and the Broncos for next season. He will join power forward Sam Hicks from Liberty Christian High School, guard Westly Perryman from Monroe College and point guard Mason Sawyer from West Jordan High School.

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