Vermillion, S.D. –- South Dakota head men's basketball coach Dave Boots has announced that standout Brandon Bos of Markham, Ontario, Canada, has signed a letter of intent to continue his career with the Coyotes starting in the fall of 2011.
Bos is a 6-foot-1 guard who attended prep school at The Kiski School in Saltsburg, Pa., in 2010-11, where he posted an outstanding season. Bos averaged 19 points, five assists and two steals per game last season in helping Kiski to a 26-9 overall mark. Kiski finished undefeated in the Independent Preparatory School League in claiming the championship. Bos averaged 22 points per game over the last 10 games of the season. He played for former Division I and NBA coach Daryn Freedman last season.
"Brandon will be a great addition to our team," Boots said. "He is a complete player who will make his teammates better. He's a great student with a 4.0 GPA and has leadership abilities. With his talent and attitude he can be an impact-level player."
Bos also had an outstanding high school playing career at Markham District High School in Ontario, Canada. As a senior in 2009-10 he averaged 27 points, six rebounds, four assists and two steals per game while shooting 54 percent from the field, including 47 percent from three-point range. He had a season-high of 39 points in a contest against Alex MacKenzie.
Bos led the GTA with the greatest number of games with 25 points or more. He was named the Toronto Star Athlete of the Week and named five times as part of the Toronto Star Top 10 Performances of the Week. He was also selected to the Canadian Class 2010 "Top 50 Players by Position."
As a junior, Bos averaged 17.3 points and 4.9 rebounds per game in 2008-09. He was named the camp MVP of the Syracuse Big Orange Camp in 2009.
Bos also was a member of the prestigious AAU Grassroots Canada team, where he played for Coach Ro Russell.
Bos joins Nimrod Hilliard IV of Madison, Wis., and Terrell Brown of Colorado Springs, Colo., as Coyote recruits for 2011-12. The Coyotes are expected to announce more signings in the weeks ahead.