MCC's Anderson to play for Rocky

2013-07-02T15:00:00Z 2013-07-02T23:30:05Z MCC's Anderson to play for RockyGazette Staff The Billings Gazette
July 02, 2013 3:00 pm  • 

Tyree Anderson, who averaged 21 points per game during his sophomore season at Miles Community College, will be joining the Rocky Mountain College men's basketball program in the fall.

The versatile 6-foot-2 off guard/wing began taking classes at Rocky in January. He didn't play last season.

Anderson, who is from Las Vegas, was part of the MCC 2011-12 team that compiled a 26-7 record. The Pioneers also advanced to the semifinals of the Region IX tournament.

Former MCC teammates Sian Laine and Jeremy Nicolas are also members of the Rocky program. Laine is a recent signee, while Nicolas played for the Bears last season.

Anderson received NJCAA honorable mention All-America attention after the 2011-12 season with the Pioneers. He shot 53 percent from the field.

"He's just a kid who can score in a variety of different ways," Rocky coach Bill Dreikosen said. "He can defend. He's really cat-quick. That's kind of how I would describe him. He's a really good athlete that way."

Copyright 2015 The Billings Gazette. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

More from the Gazette

Rocky men roll past Montana Tech

January 22, 2015 10:10 pmLoading…

Rocky women shut down Tech

January 22, 2015 8:40 pmLoading…
Small college notebook: MSU Northern lighting it up

Small college notebook: MSU Northern lighting it up

January 20, 2015 10:45 pmLoading…

Rocky skiers sweep Grand Teton Conference event

January 19, 2015 5:08 pmLoading…
Svedberg, Hogbom win again on Red Lodge slopes

Svedberg, Hogbom win again on Red Lodge slopes

January 18, 2015 7:10 pmLoading…

Nyby sparks Rocky Mountain men

January 17, 2015 10:32 pmLoading…

Rocky ski teams at Red Lodge

January 16, 2015 3:10 pmLoading…

Rocky women battle back, but fall in the end to Argos

January 15, 2015 11:15 pmLoading…

Johnson, Gondeiro post wins

January 10, 2015 11:06 pmLoading…

Westminster rolls past Rocky women

January 10, 2015 7:58 pmLoading…

UM Western rallies past Rocky

January 08, 2015 10:43 pmLoading…

Rocky women roll to easy win

January 08, 2015 10:13 pmLoading…

Follow The Billings Gazette

Popular Stories

Get weekly ads via e-mail

Deals & Offers

Featured Businesses