PULLMAN -- Brett Boese, DeMarquise "Que" Johnson, Richard Longrus, Jr., and Richard Peters have each signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Washington State University men’s basketball team next season.
Boese missed the majority of his junior season at Shadle Park High School with an injury, but scored 102 points in six games, averaging 17.0 points and 9.5 rebounds for the Highlanders. As a sophomore Boese was named to the Greater Spokane League second team in 2009-10.
Johnson averaged 20.8 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 2.5 steals per game as a junior at Westwind Prep Academy in Phoenix. He led the Warriors to a 30-2 record and the Class 2A State Championship in 2010-11, scoring 20-plus points in the final four games of the season, including 26 in Westwind’s 82-63 victory over Thatcher in the State Championship game to earn spot on the all-tournament team. He was named first team all-State and first team All-Metro Region.
Longrus, Jr. earned three varsity letters at Bishop O’Dowd High School. As a junior Longrus Jr. led the Dragons to a 25-7 record and a second-place finish in the California State Championship. During his sophomore year he helped the team to 30-4 record.
Peters played one year at Westwind Prep International after attending Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, N.H. As a sophomore at Brewster Academy he averaged 10.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 2.8 blocks. Originally from Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Peters competed on the Under-17 Canadian National team in the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Under-17 World Championships at Hamburg, Germany where the team earned a third-place finish during the summer following his sophomore year at Brewster Academy.