SG Barksdale Headed to Coffeyville C.C.

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Shawnee Heights shooting guard Jovan Barksdale has decided to attend Coffeyville Community College this fall he announced on Thursday.

Barksdale, the fourth-ranked 2014 prospect in Topeka according to, averaged 16.8 points as a senior shooting 50 percent from the floor while helping lead the Thunderbirds to a 16-6 record.

Barksdale, the city’s leading scorer as a junior, finished fifth in the race this year, but the team doubled their win total from a year ago.  The 6-foot dynamic scorer made 43 3-pointers in 20 games and scored at least 20 points in seven games including a season-high 32 points with seven 3-pointers on 11-of-15 shooting in a win over Seaman on Feb. 7, 2014.

He is the son of former Western Michigan standout Tony Barksdale, who also attended Coffeyville, which finished 23-9 last season.

Jovan Barksdale will be joining former Highland Park guard Steffon Kyles at Coffeyville.



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