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#24 - Israel Kirk
2006-07 Men's Basketball
POS.
Forward
YEAR
RS Fr.
HT.
6-6
WT.
220
HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)
Nashville, Tenn. (Lighthouse Christian)
Israel Kirk
Coach Sanderson says: [quote]Israel is a very good rebounder. He can defend. His learning curve is also going to be important to him.[quote]

2005-2006: Red-shirt High School: Averaged 16.5 points and 10 rebounds per game as a senior. Also scored more than 1,300 points in his high school career. Named team MVP as a junior and senior. District MVP in the MTCAA and TAACS State MVP his junior season. Selected as an All-State player his senior year. Also named a [quote]Blue Chip All-Star[quote], the [quote]Top Sleeper in Tennessee[quote] in prep basketball and was on the top 25 ranked seniors in the state of Tennessee list published by Rick Bolus.

Personal: Son of Margienell and Onnie Isaac Kirk of Nashville.

Why he chose Lipscomb: [quote]Lipscomb has a good campus environment,[quote] Kirk said. [quote]Their NCAA Division I program is on the rise. Coach Sanderson and assistant coach Shaun Senters are great people. I want them to teach me more about the game.[quote]