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Posted August 1, 2011 | comments Leave a comment

Rameau inks with JUCO power

Former Shenandoah Valley Christian Academy basketball standout Kervin Rameau recently signed his letter of intent to play collegiately for Missouri State University-West Plains.

Rameau, a 6-foot-5 guard/forward originally from Brooklyn, N.Y., starred for the Patriots in his only season at SVCA. Rameau averaged 32 points, 8.8 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.4 blocks during the season and helped the Patriots win their first National Association of Christian Athletes (NACA) Division III national championship in a decade. Rameau was named the Most Valuable Player of that tournament. SVCA finished the year with a 33-6 record and was 11th in the National Christian Schools Athletic Association rankings.

Chosen as The Northern Virginia Daily's 2011 Boys Basketball Player of the Year, Rameau joined a Grizzlies program coming off an outstanding season under coach Yancey Walker. The Grizzlies finished the regular season with a 28-2 record and ranked No. 1 in the final National Junior College Athletic Association men's basketball poll. Teh school advanced to the NJCAA national tournament in Hutchinson, Kan., a first for the program. The Grizzlies finished the season with a 31-4 record.

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