USC signs 2 basketball players

Published:

 

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Southern California has received signed national letters of intent from guard J.T. Terrell and forward Strahinja Gavrilovic to play basketball for the Trojans.

Terrell is playing this season at Peninsula Junior College in Port Angeles, Wash., following his freshman year at Wake Forest. Gavrilovic is playing his senior year at La Jolla Prep near San Diego after coming from Serbia earlier this fall.

Terrell averaged 11.1 points last season at Wake Forest, making him the team's second-leading scorer. He started 18 of 32 games for the Demon Deacons, scoring in double figures 16 times. Terrell, who played at West Charlotte (N.C.) High, scored 29 points in one exhibition game for Peninsula so far this season.

Gavrilovic, who is 6-foot-8 and 220 pounds, is from Kragujevac, Serbia.