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#24 - Israel Kirk
2005-06 Men's Basketball
POS.
Forward
YEAR
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]

2005-06 Men's Basketball
00 Shaun DurantCenter
1 Trey WilliamsGuard
2 Cameron RobinsonForward
5 Brian FiskGuard
11 Joe PetersGuard
12 Brandon HartwellGuard
13 Will MantloGuard
14 Eddie ArdGuard
20 LaKory DanielsGuard
24 Israel KirkForward
32 Jason GuyetteForward
33 Ryan DanielForward
34 James PoindexterGuard
42 Michael LuskGuard
40 Thomas PfaffForward
43 Kris AlpersCenter