April 13, 2012
Rice basketball coach Ben Braun has announced the Owls have added a fourth signee to their signing class as English forward Ross Wilson has signed a National Letter of Intent.
Wilson, a 6-7 forward from Gosforth, England, joins 6-6 swingman Nizar Kapic, 6-3 shooting guard Austin Ramljak and 6-1 point guard Keith Washington in this year's signing class.
Wilson attended Queen Alexandra Sixth Form College and as a student, was active in the North East Sports Academy. He has been a member of the Newcastle Eagles since age 12, coming up through the Eagles Academy ranks and representing Newcastle at National League level events in several age groups. He played this past year for the Eagles Team Northumbria in the English National League Division II.
The current period for NCAA schools to sign student-athletes to NLIs runs through May 16th.