Cullowhee, N.C. – Western Carolina head coach Mark Prosser announced the signing of Ahmir Langlais for the 2019-20 season on Tuesday.
“We are so excited to add Ahmir Langlais to our 2019 recruiting class,” Prosser stated. “Ahmir is a fantastic young man and we are so pleased to welcome him and his wonderful family into ours. Ahmir is already a very good player, but there is no limit to the player that he could be over the course of his college career.”
Langlais played at Holy Spirit Prep as a senior for head coach Ty Anderson and was named to the GISA Class AAA All-State team after he averaged 10 points, 8.5 rebounds and two blocks per game in 2018-19. Langlais transferred to Holy Spirit Prep from Parkview High School prior to his senior year. At Parkview, Langlais averaged 15.5 points, 9.9 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game as a junior to claim a spot on the Region 7-7A All-Region first team. Langlais earned a spot on the honorable mention All-Region team as a sophomore. He played AAU Basketball for Atlanta Xpress and head coach Sam Norwood.
In addition to Langlais, the Catamounts have signed forwards Xavier Cork (Sulphur Springs, Texas/Sulphur Springs HS), Nicholas Evtimov (King, N.C./Greensboro Day School) and Travion McCray (Timmonsville, S.C./Village Christian) along with guard Tyler Harris (Charlotte, N.C./Independence HS) for the 2019-20 campaign.
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