LINDSBORG — Peterson Itugbu signed a letter of intent to play men's basketball at Bethany College for coach Clair Oleen and the Swedes in the 2014-15 academic year.
Itugbu, a 6-4 shooting guard, ran track along with playing basketball for Mesa Ridge High School in Colorado Springs, Colo. He averaged 5.1 points per game, 2.7 rebounds, had 22 blocks and 29 steals his senior season. Itugbu also shot 50 percent from the field.
"We are pleased to have Peterson join us here at Bethany," Oleen said. "Peterson is a phenomenal athlete who is just going to keep developing as a basketball player. He is a super young man and a great student."
Itugbu is the son of Peter and Hannah Itugbu. While at Bethany College Itugbu plans to major in physical therapy.