Hoops Recruiting: Sidorakis, Page Shine

Oklahoma State signee Nick Sidorakis of Jenks (Okla.) High School and Cowboy verbal commitment Keiton Page from Pawnee (Okla.) High put up some big numbers Tuesday night in leading their teams to victory.

The 6-4 Sidorakis led the No. 1-ranked Jenks Trojans to a season-opening 64-39 victory Tuesday night over Muskogee. The Trojans had their first three games of the season postponed because the Jenks football team was involved in the state playoffs, but the wait didn't seem to hurt Sidorakis.

The senior guard finished with 28 points, 7 steals, 5 rebounds and 4 assists to lead the Trojans. He was 10 of 17 on two-point field goals, 2 of 3 from three-point range, and made both of his free throws.

Page, the 5-10 junior who said he will sign with the Cowboys next November, single-handedly could have won Pawnee's game Tuesday night against Hominy. He scored 41 points in leading the No. 1-ranked Black Bears to a 100-38 victory. Page made 16 of 24 shots, including 7-of-11 three-pointers, and added six assists and three steals as Pawnee improved to 3-0.

James Anderson, the OSU signee from Junction City, Ark., did not play Tuesday night as originally scheduled. Junction City was slated to play Stephens High School but the game was postponed until Dec. 21 because Anderson's classmates just concluded playing in the football playoffs last Friday.

Anderson was impressive in last weekend's Holiday Hoops Invitational played at Bud Walton Arena on the campus of the University of Arkansas. Junction City won two of its three games despite playing without several starters who were playing in the 2A state championship game on Friday.

Anderson was named the event's Most Valuable Player after putting up the following numbers:
vs. Fayetteville High School (won 66-64): 43 points, 12 rebounds, 6 steals, 2 blocks
vs. Springdale Har-Ber (lost 84-60): 33 points
vs. Richmond (La.) (won 69-61): 39 points, 18 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 blocks, 2 steals

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