Edge Sign Tyler Haws and Ransford Brempong

Edge Sign Tyler Haws and Ransford Brempong

For Immediate Release

 Edge Sign Tyler Haws and Ransford Brempong

 Tuesday, January 9, 2017, St. John’s, NL - The St. John’s Edge of the National Basketball League of Canada are pleased to announce the successful signing of Tyler Haws and Ransford Brempong.

Tyler Haws, a native of Alpine, Utah, played four seasons in the NCAA with the Brigham Young Cougars. Haws, 6-foot-5, 195 pounds, averaged 19.55 points, 4.3 rebounds and touted a .479 field goal percentage with the Cougars. In 2013-14 Haws was awarded the West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year after he averaged 23.2 points, 3.8 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.0 steals and shot .463 from the field, .404 from three and .881 from the free-throw line in 33 games.

The 36-year-old, Ransford Brempong, a native of Brampton, Ontario, was a member on the Canadian Senior Men’s National Team from 2006-2008. Ransford, 6-foot-8, 215 pounds averaged 7.9 points, 6.2 rebounds and 2.8 blocks per game during his four seasons in the NCAA with Western Carolina University where he is currently the Southern Conference all-time leader in blocked shots.

 “We are excited by the experience and talent that both Tyler Haws and Ransford Brempong bring to this team and they are here to help us build a championship program,” said Jeff Dunlap, Head Coach and General Manager of the St. John’s Edge, “We are constantly scouting and are committed to putting the best possible product on the floor for the fans here in St. John’s.”

Tyler Haws and Ransford Brempong will be in the lineup Tuesday night versus the Windsor Express.

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The Edge take to Home Court for four games on January 9th and 10th versus the Windsor express and January 12th and 13th versus the Kitchen Waterloo Titans.

 Edge Season Tickets, Five and Ten Game Packages and Single Game Tickets are now available and can be purchased in person at the Mile One Centre box office, by phone at 709-576-7657 or online at www.mileonecentre.com.