November 8, 2006

Texas A&M inks four

Wednesday marks the first day of basketball's early signing period, and in three ceremonies around the Houston area three recruits officially became Aggies.

Deer Park small forward Nathan Walkup was the first with a signing ceremony at his high school at 8 a.m.

Houston Christian Life Center forward DeAndre Jordan inked his letter-of-intent 30 minutes later. The Rivals.com five-star prospect is the highest rated recruit ever to sign with Texas A&M. He is ranked No. 8 in the 2007 Rivals 150.

And then at 9 a.m. Alief Hasting point guard B.J. Holmes made A&M's triple-dip into Houston complete when he signed his letter-of-intent in front of family, friends, coaches and teammates at a ceremony in Hastings' north gym.

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