Derrick Byars Signs Letter Of Intent With Virginia
Nov. 16, 2001
CHARLOTTESVILLE – University of Virginia men’s head basketball coach Pete Gillen has announced the signing of 6-7 forward Derrick Byars of Memphis, Tenn., to a national letter of intent with Virginia.
Byars averaged 19.2 points a game last season and was named to the All-Metro team as a junior at Ridgeway High School.
“We are thrilled that Derrick Byars has joined our Virginia basketball family,” Gillen said. “He is going to be a tremendous addition to our program both on and off the court.”