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Stanley’s Wyatt Hanson commits to Minnesota State University Moorhead

Stanley – Stanley Blue Jay senior Wyatt Hanson has announced his commitment to continue his education and basketball career at Minnesota State University Moorhead.

As a junior, Hanson led the Blue Jays to the North Dakota State Basketball Tournament for the first time in 78 years. Hanson was named to the All-Tournament team after finishing as the tournament’s leading scoring (23.7 points per game). He was also named to the All-Region and All-State teams last season.

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Wyatt Hanson dunking at North Dakota State Basketball Tournament (Photo by Ian Grande)

The recruiting buzz surrounding Hanson started heating up towards the end of his junior season, but really took off during the AAU season this summer.

Here is a dunk compilation video feature Hanson and his cousin Kaedyn Hanson:

Hanson will join a Dragon’s program that finished 24-6 last season (19-3 conference). Former North Dakota Mr. Basketball Tanner Kretchman will be a senior this upcoming season for the Dragons.  The Dragons have an impressive 89-16 record over the last three seasons.

See More Articles on Wyatt Hanson:

Hanson captures discus title, Blue Jay relay teams fly at State Track meet

Simpson, Hanson, Rodin tabbed to North Dakota Class B All-State team

Grande’s Ramblings: Thoughts on the “B”, the Hanson effect, poor fan behavior, ode to seniors

Hanson, Blue Jays fly past Cowboys

Fun Fact: Former Blue Jay standout Abe Roehrich is a senior on the Moorhead State Football team.

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*Ian Grande is the Editor of the Stanley Gazette. If you have any comments or concerns please email StanleyGazette@gmail.com

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