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April 16, 2014

IHCC's Winters signs with Washington

OTTUMWA – It’s a long way from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh to the University of Washington in Seattle.

For Queyvn Winters, it’s a journey he’s happy to have taken, especially the detour that brought him for one spectacular season to Indian Hills Community College.

The Duquesne transfer made it official on Wednesday by signing his letter of intent to play basketball next season for Lorenzo Romar and the Washington Huskies. Winters becomes the second IHCC player to sign with a Pac 12 school, joining future Arizona State Sun Devil Roosevelt Scott.

“I can’t wait to get out there. I’m ready to get out there for summer school. I’m ready to get out there and work hard,” Winters said. “It’s just one more step closer to my dream.”

There were several factors for Winters that made Washington the school of his choice. Besides going to school in the beautiful "Emerald City" of Seattle, there were several close ties within the program that made Washington the school for Winters.

“One of their coaches (former Iowa State assistant coach T.J. Otzelberger) is from where I’m from (Milwaukee),” Winters said. “The coaching staff all treated me like I was part of the family. They’re just really good genuine people that care about you on and off the court.”

Romar, who has guided Washington to become one of the top programs in the Pac 12 over the past decade as head coach, is certainly excited to have Winters join an already stellar recruiting class. Local standout Donaven Dorsey, of Lacey, Wash., and top Canadian prospect Tristian Etienne are also part of the 2014-15 recruiting class at Washington.

“We’re excited to add Quevyn to our program,” said Romar. “He’ll bring a multitude of intangibles to Seattle as a kid who has a history of winning. He’s already played Division I basketball and averaged almost 10 points as a freshman at Duquesne before playing in the junior college national championship game for Indian Hills. He’s a very good shooter with a lot of experience and we’re delighted to have him.”

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