AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University head men's basketball coach Dip Metress announced that the Jaguars signed Tyree Myers to a National Letter of Intent. Myers is a 6-0 guard from Baltimore, Md., and will compete with the team in the 2018-19 season.
Name: Tyree "Ty" Myers
Hometown / Previous School: Baltimore, Md. / Mount Saint Joseph High School
"Tyree comes from Mount Saint Joseph high School - one of the winningest programs in our geographic foothold," Metress said. "He has started for three years and won 101 games and four championships. Tyree is a true point guard that relishes the challenge of guarding the other team's best player and has a great feel for the game."
A team captain at Mount Saint Joseph, Myers managed the court as the starting point guard for three seasons. While earning honor roll status for academics, Myers also led his squad to back-to-back state championships as a sophomore and junior in 2016 and 2017.
About Augusta Men's Basketball
The Augusta University men's basketball team is led by head coach Dip Metress. On May 10, 2004, Metress was introduced as the fifth head coach in program history. He previously led the Belmont Abbey Crusaders (1996-04) and was an assistant for the Jaguars under Clint Bryant (1989-95). He has never had a losing season in his 14 seasons at the helm of the Jaguars. A two-time Peach Belt Conference Coach of the Year, Metress and the Jags hosted five straight NCAA Regional Tournaments from 2007-11 and advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight three seasons in a row. He was named the South Atlantic Coach of the Year in 2007, the Southeast Region Coach of the Year in 2009, and the NABC Southeast District Coach of the Year in 2011.
Augusta men's hoops has retired four numbers in its 52-year history: Ben Madgen (1), Keshun Sherrill (10), Tyrekus 'AJ' Bowman (23), and Keenan Mann (32). The Jaguars have reached the NCAA tournament 11 times and won their region three times.
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