Carthage, Texas – Panola College sophomore, TJ Killings, signed his
national letter of intent this afternoon for Portland State University. The
Bridgeport, Connecticut native kicked off the season scoring 24 points,
tallying 10 assists, and chased down nine boards in the prestigious
East/West challenge. As a freshman, TJ averaged 7.3 points per game and was
top three in total minutes played.
“TJ has never taken a day off for us since he stepped foot on campus.” Head
Coach Grant McMillan stated. “I am so proud of the strides he has made on
and off the floor and will only continue to grow as a young man. We are
very excited for his future.” He added.
Killings was part of the winningest season ever last season as Panola made
the national tournament for the first time since 1979. He becomes the 11th
division one signee in the Grant McMillan era. They finished the season
ranked 13th in the media poll. Panola hosts LSUA-JV tomorrow in their home
opener. Tip-off is set for 6:00 PM in AJ gym on the campus of Panola