May 13, 2014
MADISON, S.D. – Dakota State University men's basketball head coach Gary Garner is excited to announce another addition from the Vermillion Junior College transfer John Starks, Jr. He will be a sophomore with the Trojan men's basketball in the 2014-15 academic school year.
Starks is a 6-foot-4 guard from Cleveland, Ohio.
While at Vermillion Junior College in Ely, Minn., Starks earned All-Northern Division and All-Minnesota College Athletic Conference (MCAC). He led the state in 3-pointers and free-throw percentage for National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division III Men's Basketball.
Starks led Vermillion Junior College in 3-pointers made, three-point field goal percentage, free-throw percentage and averaged 16 points per game.
John is the son of Renee West.
Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director