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DVR ALERT: Wigginton and Oak Hill set to play on ESPNU at 1 p.m. CST

Iowa State signee Lindell Wigginton will lead his Oak Hill Academy squad up against Findlay Prep (NV) on Thursday in the first round of the Dicks Nationals tournament. The game, which is between the No. 4 and No. 5 seeds, will be aired on ESPNU at 1 p.m. CST.

The 6-foot-2-inch point guard is averaging 20.1 points per game during his senior season for Oak Hill. He’s also dishing out 4.4 assists and grabbing 4.2 rebounds per game while shooting 52.5 percent from the field and 38.1 percent from 3-point range.

Other notable players on Oak Hill’s roster are Kansas signee Billy Preston, Texas commit Matt Coleman, Ole Miss signee Devontae Shuler and David McCormack, the No. 43 player in the 2018 class, according to 247Composite.

Findlay Prep is led by Kentucky signee P.J. Washington, the No. 13 player overall in the class and No. 5 power forward, Dayton signee Justin Roberts and Utah signee Donnie Tillman.

Oak Hill won the tournament, which is played at Christ the King High School in New York City, last season. The top-seed in this year’s field is La Lumiere (IN) which features top-20 players Jaren Jackson and Bryan Bowen.

The tournament will get underway with No. 3 Montverde (FL) taking on No. 6 Shadow Mountain (AZ) at 11 p.m. CST on ESPNU.

Jared Stansbury

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Jared a native of Clarinda, Iowa, started as the Cyclone Fanatic intern in August 2013, primarily working as a videographer until starting on the women’s basketball beat prior to the 2014-15 season. Upon earning his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State in May 2016, Jared was hired as the site’s full-time staff writer, taking over as the primary day-to-day reporter on football and men’s basketball. He was elevated to the position of managing editor in January 2020. He is a regular contributor on 1460 KXNO in Des Moines and makes regular guest appearances on radio stations across the Midwest. Jared resides in Ankeny with his four-year-old puggle, Lolo.