Okolona basketball standout picks Mississippi State

Okolona guard David Gardner made a verbal commitment to play basketball at Mississippi State today at his high school.

Gardner said he picked MSU over Memphis.

Gardner was a first team selection on the NEMS Daily Journal All-Area team last season. The 6-foot-7, 205 pound player scored 30 or more points in seven games this season, including 38 and 40 on back-to-back nights in the North Tournament.

He averaged 24.2 ppg, 11.1 rpg, and 2.5 apg for Okolona last season.

Verbal commitments are not binding and not official until a player signs with the school.

Click here to see David Garner’s profile on NeMissPreps.com with video and stories.

NEMS Daily Journal