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Dayton offers scholarship to Sidney High School guard

Andre Gordon averaged 23.8 points per game as a junior

Sidney High School junior Andre Gordon received a scholarship offer from the Dayton Flyers on Tuesday while visiting campus.

Gordon, a two-sport standout who announced earlier this year he wouldn’t play football as a senior and has decided to transfer to Huntington Prep (W.Va.) for his senior year, announced the offer on Twitter. He posted a photo of himself with Dayton coach Anthony Grant.

Gordon is a 6-foot-1 guard who ranked third in the Greater Western Ohio Conference in scoring (23.8) and averaged 5.6 rebounds and 5.5 assists. He earned an All-Ohio honorable mention in basketball.

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Gordon played quarterback for Sidney and had scholarship offers in football from Iowa State, Ohio, Cincinnati, Toledo and others. In basketball, Akron was the first school to offer him a scholarship last June. Wright State, Cleveland State, Toledo and Kent State have also offered him scholarships in basketball. Gordon had an in-home visit with Illinois State on Monday, according to Jake Weingarten, of StockRisers.com.

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In other Dayton recruiting news:

• Frankie Policelli, a 6-8 forward in the class of 2018 from Long Island Lutheran High School (N.Y)., visited Dayton on Sunday. His mom Angie shared a photo on Twitter of the visit.

• Shane Gatling, a 6-2 guard from Indian Hills Community College, committed to Colorado on Sunday. Dayton had shown interest in Gatling in March, according to Indian Hills coach Hank Piona.

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