Pima basketball sophomore forward Deion James will continue his collegiate career at Colorado State University.
James was the NJCAA Division 2 basketball player of the year this past season for Pima.
James posted on social media, "After a long journey, I finally made my decision. I want to thank all the coaches who recruited me and believed in me during this process. My family and I have talked and looked at all the options and we came to the conclusion that I will be committing to to Colorado State University. #GoRams."
An Empire High School graduate, James averaged 20.6 points, 9.6 rebounds, and 3.5 assists per game for the Aztecs. Pima won twenty two games this past season, the most wins for the program since 1990.
James was also the the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference Player of the Year award. He led the Aztecs to a perfect record in conference play. James finished in the top ten nationally in points scored and defensive rebounds.