ASU Basketball Inks 2 Recruits
Appalachian State University head men’s basketball coach Jason Capel announced the signing of Tevin Baskin and Frank Eaves for the 2012-13 season on Friday. A 6-6, 220-pound forward, Baskin spent his sophomore season at Chipola College in Marianna, Fla., where he played for coach Jake Headrick. In 24 games, Baskin notched 8.0 points on 43 percent field-goal shooting. He also contributed 3.9 rebounds and 1.0 blocks per game while leading the squad to a 23-6 mark. In 2010-11, Baskin saw action in 14 games at Quinnipiac. As a freshman, he averaged 2.9 points in 8.9 minutes per game. Baskin added 2.0 rebounds per game and blocked seven shots for the Bobcats, who posted a 22-10 mark and participated in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament. Eaves comes to the High Country from Greensboro, N.C., where he was a standout player for coach Robert Kent at Page High School. The 6-2, 175-pound guard earned Metro 4-A Conference Player of the Year honors as well as N.C. Basketball Coaches Association District 7 Player of the Year accolades last season and was previously named the 2010 Pizza Hut Invitational Most Valuable Player. Eaves averaged 20.5 points and five rebounds per game in high school to rack up more than 1,000 career points. He is the son of Jerry Eaves, who recently completed an eight-year stint as the head coach at North Carolina A&T.