Anthony Yarbrough, a former Harding Academy in Memphis and Southwest Tennessee Community College standout, has committed and signed with the Freed-Hardeman Lions basketball team.

As a Saluqi, the six-foot-five-inch small forward averaged 13 points and eight rebounds per game, while shooting 60 percent from the field. He was a 74 percent shooter from the charity stripe.

His senior year at Harding Academy, Yarbrough averaged nearly 21 points per game as he led the Lions to a TSSAA Division 2A State Championship. He was often decorated as a high school player, being name a Tennessee Sports Writers Association All-State player, two-time All-State Tournament, three-time Commercial Appeal Best of the Preps All-Metro, Commercial Appeal Player of the Year finalist and two-time All-Region Tournament.

“I couldn’t be more excited that (Anthony) is coming to FHU,” first-year coach Drew Stutts said. “He is a great young man who will bring some experience and leadership to our program. I believe on the floor, he can play multiple positions and be a major impact player for us immediately. He is a winner.”

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