Wed. Nov 30th, 2022

HOUGHTON, Mich. – Monday, Michigan Tech males’s basketball head coach Josh Buettner introduced two recruits penned a Nationwide Letter of Intent to affix the Huskies subsequent season. They embody Luke Hazelton (Ahead – Maple Metropolis, Michigan) and Ethan Heck (Taking pictures Guard – De Pere, Wisconsin).

A six-foot-seven-inch highschool senior, Hazelton performs for Maple Metropolis Glen Lake and averaged 9 factors and 5 rebounds per recreation as a freshman. The next season, he scored 13.1 factors per recreation and grabbed seven boards. As a junior, Hazelton posted 17.1 factors and 9 rebounds for the Lakers.

His highschool accolades embody First Staff All-Convention (x2), County Dream Staff (x2), third Staff All-Space, fifth Staff All-Space, and Honorable Point out All-State (x2). Hazelton helped his workforce to a pair of convention championships and one district championship.

“Luke is a matchup nightmare,” Buettner stated. “He can play inside and for his measurement he’s an distinctive shooter, ball handler, and playmaker. His versatility matches the best way we play completely.”

Hazelton is a member of Pupil Council LABS (Leaders Actively Bettering Society) and intends to main in Sports activities and Health Administration at Michigan Tech. His father Todd performed basketball at Albion School and brother Reece performs for the Ferris State Bulldogs.

The six-foot-five-inch Ethan Heck is a senior at West De Pere Excessive College and can be a part of present Husky Dawson Nordgaard on the roster from De Pere, Wisconsin.

Final season, Heck posted 14.5 factors, 5.8 rebounds, and 1.8 assists per recreation for the Phantoms. As a sophomore, Heck put up 9.3 factors, 4 rebounds, and two assists. He additionally noticed the ground as a freshman, with 5.5 factors and 1.2 rebounds per outing.

Final spring, Heck was named a workforce captain in addition to second workforce all-conference, after serving to West De Pere to the convention championship.

“Ethan is an incredible shooter with the athleticism to take folks off the dribble as nicely,” Buettner stated. “He is an ideal match each on and off the courtroom. 

Heck is an efficient pupil, senior mentor, and member of Nationwide Honor Society. He intends to main in Engineering at Michigan Tech. Heck’s father, Rick additionally graduated from MTU.

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