Lakota West senior guard Monty Boykins committed to play college basketball at Lafayette during his official visit this weekend, according to Lakota West head basketball coach Sean Van Winkle.Boykins was leading his team in scoring this season until he tore his ACL at the end of the Fairfield game Dec. 28, which was the Firebirds’ seventh game of the 2012-2013 regular season. Including that game, Boykins had been averaging 17.2 points, 9.3 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game.
The 6-foot-4 guard also had offers Duquesne, Miami (Ohio), Eastern Michigan, Toledo, Kennesaw State, James Madison, Bowling Green, Kent State, Eastern Kentucky and Robert Morris.
- Cincinnati Enquirer’s recruiting blog with Mike Dyer
- Lakota East Signing Day
- VIDEO: GMC Signing Day
- Lakota West Signing Day
- Monty Boykins video highlights
Since going down with the season-ending injury, his teammates have played inspired basketball – going 11-4 in the final 15 games of the regular season.
On Tuesday, West (15-7, 9-5 in the Greater Miami Conference) will play Sycamore (13-10, 9-5 in GMC) in the district quarterfinals at Hamilton High School at 6 p.m. WestChesterBuzz.com will provide a game story.