Posted On: 08/31/15 3:00 PM

If you follow basketball in South Dakota you are familiar with the name Joey James.  James not only played two years for the Coyotes but coached in the program for 11 years.  Along the way he established a lot of connections to the area.

Last year James took over the Concordia-St. Paul program, located in the heart of the Twin Cities, and proceeded to set a school record for conference wins in his first year (an 11 win turnaround).  To continue future progress he spent a lot of time tracking Sioux Falls Washington guard Sam Siganos and over the weekend received his commitment.

When PHD first broke the news over the weekend our first though was “that’s a huge get for the Golden Bears, I thought he would say in Sioux Falls”.  Sam had offers from USF and Augustana (there may have been a couple more from NSIC schools) but has decided to move three and a half hours into Minnesota for his college years.

Siganos will join a Golden Bear squad that had a fantastic 2015 recruiting effort.  They grabbed a D1 level juco talent in Diallo Powell, a top 20 talent in Iowa in Steen Kragt, a top

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