La Salle signs guard

La Salle has added another highly regarded guard to its recruiting class with the signing of point guard Sam Mills. He will begin play in the 2010-11 season.

The 6-2 Mills is from Cardinal Gibbons High in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and is rated as a four-star recruit by

According to the site, Mills also was being pursued by Auburn, Delaware, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Marshall, Northwestern and Tulane with offers from Delaware and Marshall.

The Explorers also have signed point guard Tyreek Duren and center Matt Lopez.

Duren, from Neumann-Goretti, ranked as the 25th best point guard nationally by ESPNU. He averaged 13 points, 6.5 assists, and 3.5 rebounds.

Lopez averaged 12 points, nine rebounds and four blocks for Washington Twp. as a junior.


The signing makes La Salle and Duke the only two teams to sign two of the top 35 point guards.