UMW News BureauBulldog basketball opened a new recruiting year by signing Three Forks prep star Jordan Overstreet. By Wally Feldt [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Bulldog head basketball coach Steve Keller and Jordan Overstreet."][/caption] Under the bright lights of television news and in the company of his father and sister, Jordan Overstreet, a Three Forks, Mont. senior and burgeoning college basketball star, signed a Frontier Conference/National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics letter of intent to play with the University of Montana Western Bulldogs. “We are extremely fortunate and excited that Jordan will join our program at Montana Western,” Bulldogs basketball head coach Steve Keller said. “He comes from a great program at Three Forks High School where he is coached by Mike Sauvageau. We feel that Jordan is one of the top five players in the state of Montana this year and look forward to him having a great career with the Bulldogs.” Overstreet, a 6-foot-1 guard, will graduate this spring from Three Forks High School. Currently in the middle of his senior season, Overstreet is averaging 23 points, 13 rebounds, four assists and three steals per game. He has earned all-state honors in football and basketball and all-conference honors in golf. Overstreet maintains a 3.3 GPA and earned academic all-state honors in football, basketball and track. He is the son of John Overstreet and plans to major in elementary education.
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