Vanderbilt Basketball Signs Dan Cage 5/16/03

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Vanderbilt head coach Kevin Stallings announced today that Dan Cage has signed a national letter of intent to attend Vanderbilt University. Cage originally signed with St. Bonaventure University in the fall, but was released from his commitment after a change in coaching staffs.

Cage is a 6-5, 195-pounder from Indianapolis, Ind., who will play guard for the Commodores. He was a McDonald’s All-America nominee as a senior who led his high school, Bishop Chatard, to a 22-2 record and the 3A state championship. He averaged 18.8 points, six rebounds, five assists and two steals per game as a senior.

Cage, who finished his four-year career with 1,116 points, recently became the first player from his high school to be selected for the Indiana High School All-Stars team that annually plays the Kentucky High School All-Stars. Other honors for Cage during his senior season included Associated Press All-State, Indianapolis Star Player of the Year, Class 3A State Finals MVP and Kiwanis Club Academic All-State.

As a junior, Cage was named First-Team All-State after leading Bishop Chatard to a 14-9 record and a state sectional championship. He averaged 16.5 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.8 assists and was also named All-City by both the Indianapolis Star and the Indianapolis Coaches Association. Cage also earned MVP honors at the 2002 Ohio Cage Classic Tournament and helped lead his AAU squad to the Adidas Big Time Tournament.


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