Wyoming signs Larry Nance Jr.

Wyoming has signed a recruit with some professional basketball

in his family history.

Larry Nance Jr., of Richfield, Ohio, will join the Cowboys for

the 2011-12 season. He is coach Larry Shyatt’s fifth recruit this


Nance is the son of former NBA player Larry Nance, who played

from 1981-94 with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Phoenix Suns.

Shyatt says the 6-foot-7, 205-pound Nance can be a

multi-position player.

As a senior in high school, Nance averaged 18.2 points, 9.5

rebounds, 3.0 blocks, 2.6 steals and 2.3 assists per game.