Glen Dandridge is the newest Tiger

While Dandridge is known as a great outside shooter, fans will be pleasantly surprised by his driving and cutting abilities as well.

Columbia, Mo. - University of Missouri Head Basketball Coach Quin Snyder announced on Thursday that Glen Dandridge has signed a national letter of intent to attend Mizzou in 2004-05. Dandridge, a 6-6 guard/forward, averaged 18.0 points and nine boards as a junior last year for Mount Zion Christian Academy under guidance of Coach Antonio Fozard in Durham, N.C. The native of Goochland, Va., chose Mizzou over Kentucky, Indiana, Wisconsin, Texas, Virginia and Clemson. "Glen has tremendous size for a guard and is a very dangerous perimeter shooter," Snyder said. "He is extremely talented and has all the tools to become a great player for us. His level of focus and intelligence both on and off the court and extremely strong work ethic are exciting to our staff. His family has been, is and will be a great influence in his life and we look forward to having Glen join our family here at Mizzou next year." Dandridge has been ranked in the Top 100 by TheInsiderHoops.com's Dave Telep at the No. 92 spot in his list of recruits. He is one of four recruits who have signed with Mizzou for the upcoming season. The class of four has been ranked in the Top 15 by several recruiting services around the country. For more information on Mizzou Basketball, log on to www.mutigers.com.

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