Gents Continue to Build for 2009-10 Season
Thursday, July 2, 2009

SHREVEPORT – The Centenary men’s basketball team and head coach Greg Gary have announced the signing of Jeron Trotman, Leo Davis and Matt Marseille to a National Letter of Intent.


Davis a 5’11” guard comes to Centenary from Lee High School where he averaged 16.5 points, seven assists, five rebounds and three steals per game as a senior. The Huntsville, Ala., native was named honorable mention all-state, first team All-Huntsville and all-region. He was also named to the Alabama Blue Chip All-Star Team, MVP of the Huntsville Times Classic and All-Tournament at the West Florida Shootout.  


“Leo is excellent decision maker and an excellent defender,” Gary said.


Marseille, who is a 6’6” forward graduated from Dacula High School and averaged 16.6 points, seven rebounds, shot 52 percent from the field, while connecting on 44 percent of his shot from outside during his senior season. The Dacula, Ga., native was named all-county and he also participated in the Gwinnett County Senior All-Star Game. Marseille was also named Atlanta Tip-off Player of the Month and scored game-high’s of 33 and 29 points during the season.


“Matt is a very good all-around player and is an excellent size for a wing player. And he also has an unbelievable work ethic,” Gary stated.


Trotman also a 6‘6” forward was a high school teammate of Davis and averaged 14 points, 14 rebounds, shot 63 percent from the floor and was a 78 percent shooter from the line. The Huntsville, Ala., native was named second team all-city and was MVP of the 2008 Peabody Classic. He was also named to the all-tournament team at the West Florida Shootout, Alabama Blue Chip All-Star and was 50-22 as a two-year starter.


“Jerron is a great athlete, great competitor and comes from an outstanding high school program,” said Gary.  


Joining Davis, Marseille and Trotman will be 6’3” swingman Mantas Drungys, who signed his letter of intent in late May.


Gary went on to say, “I am extremely excited to have these guys. We have upgraded our athleticism and toughness.”