Men’s Basketball Adds Freshman Walk-On McClurg to Roster

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Freshman forward Ryan McClurg enrolled at UT in January after completing the fall semester at UTSA.
Freshman forward Ryan McClurg enrolled at UT in January after completing the fall semester at UTSA.

AUSTIN, Texas -- The University of Texas men’s basketball team has added walk-on freshman forward Ryan McClurg (Katy, Texas) to its roster, head coach Rick Barnes announced Saturday. McClurg enrolled at UT in January after completing the fall semester at UTSA.

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McClurg (6-5, 225) was a four-year letterwinner at Seven Lakes High School under head coach Dan Miller. As a senior, McClurg was voted UIL District 19-5A Most Valuable Player after leading the Spartans to their third consecutive 30-win season and third district championship in five years. McClurg was also selected for Region III-5A honors by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) as a senior.

PERSONAL

Full name is Ryan Thomas McClurg … son of Tom and Susan McClurg … born Dec. 14, 1994 in Lafayette, La. … moved to Katy prior to his freshman year at Seven Lakes in 2009 … has one sister, Lauren McClurg (16), and one brother, Jackson McClurg (14).

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