Indiana confirms additions of Jordan Rayford, Jackson Creel to 2023-24 roster
Indiana confirmed the additions of Jordan Rayford and Jackson Creel to its 2023-24 roster on Friday.
Both players are walk-ons. Creel is listed as a 6-foot-4, 190-pound guard and Rayford is listed as a 6-foot-5, 200-pound guard.
Creel will wear No. 22 and Rayford will wear No. 53.
Here’s a brief bio for Rayford shared on the official IU site:
2022-23 (Freshman – Air Force)
• Dean’s List
Sat out the entire 2022-23 season with a shoulder injury.
Played at Philips Academy Andover for head coach Terrell Ivory … averaged 23 points, 10 rebounds, and 4 assists per game as a senior … earned NEPSAC All-Conference honors … son of Lenny Rayford and Ona Reckling … has a sister, Alexis, and a brother, Carter … born on May 15, 2003 … plans to study finance at the Kelley School of Business.
CAREER AT REND LAKE JUNIOR COLLEGE
Two-time All-Great Rivers Athletic Conference player … earned two All-Region nods … started all 65 games played over three seasons with the Rend Lake Warriors … accrued 803 points, 293 points, 180 assists, and 19 steals … posted career averages of 12.4 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 2.8 assists in 33.6 minutes per game.
A four-year letterwinner at Mount Vernon Township High School for head coach Doug Creel … named to the Salem Midwinter All-Tournament Team, All-Southern Illinois Team, and All-South 7 Conference First Team following his junior season in which he hit 40% from the 3-point line and 78% from the free throw line … earned Pyramid Thanksgiving Winter All-Tournament Team, Salem Midwinter All-Tournament Team, All-Southern Illinois Team, All-South 7 Conference First Team, and All-State Honorable Mention honors following his season season in which he hit 40% from the 3-point line and 80% from the free throw line … helped guide MVTHS to a pair of South 7 championships … also lettered in baseball … son of Doug and Kelly Creel and has two brothers, Parker and Hunter, and one sister, Emma … intends to major in exercise science … born on April 17, 2002.
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