OAKLAND BASKETBALL INKS THREE IN EARLY SIGNING PERIOD
Nov. 16, 2017



ROCHESTER, Mich. -- Braden Norris, Tray Maddox and Babatunde Sowunmi each signed National Letters of Intent to continue their basketball careers announced by Oakland head coach Greg Kampe on Thursday.


Norris, a 5-foot-11 guard from Hilliard, Ohio, was an all-state and all-district selection as a junior at Hilliard Bradley High School, leading his team to a conference championship. He is also the school's all-time leading scorer. Norris' AAU team won the Peach Jam championship last summer.

Sowunmi, a 6-foot-10, 245 pound center, is a senior at Solid Rock Academy in Fayetteville, Ga., but was born in Lagos, Nigeria. The three-year starter for Solid Rock averaged 17 rebounds per game, leading his team to a regional runner-up finish as a junior. He also was an all-region defensive end and kicker in football, averaging five sacks per game. Sowunmi has also ranked in the top of his class academically the past two years and serves as class president.

Maddox, a 6-foot-5 guard from Novi, Mich., was an all-state selection for Novi High School, leading his team to a league and district title as a junior. He also earned all-area, all-conference and all-Metro Detroit honors. Maddox is also a standout wide receiver and defensive back in football.

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