Chaminade University men's basketball inks Everett's David Ware
HONOLULU – Chaminade University men's basketball head coach Eric Bovaird on Tuesday announced the first signee of the 2014-15 recruiting class, a talented guard from the Pacific Northwest.
David Ware is a 6-3 guard from Everett Community College in Everett, Wash., where he averaged 15.1 points and 7.2 rebounds per game this past season. He led the 33-team Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges in assists, averaging 8.57 apg and steals at 3.1 spg.
"We are really excited to have David join our team," Bovaird said. "He is an explosive guard with great court vision and a tenacious defender. He's going to make us a better team."
Ware had eight games of 20-points or more, including a season-high 26 against Yakima Valley. He also had 10 games of 10-plus assists with a season-best 17 against Lane CC. During his freshman year with the Trojans, he was second in the league in assists per game at 6.2.
Ware, whose uncle is Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson, received numerous accolades in 2013-14, leading ECC to the Clakamas Holiday Tournament championship, receiving Most Valuable Player honors. He was also the NWAACC Co-Player of the Week for Feb. 17 and was a two-time Player of the Week nominee. He also was named to the Everett CC Crossover All-Tournament Team.
Ware is from Las Vegas, Nev., and a graduate of Silverado High School in Las Vegas.