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Burks Commits to Lady Eagles


Walnut Ridge, Ark. - The Williams Baptist College Lady Eagles basketball squad has received a signed commitment from Tieara Burks.  Burks will come to WBC via Southeastern Illinois College.

She is originally from Memphis, Tenn. and graduated high school in 2010 from Hillcrest High School.  This past season she averaged 12 points, eight assists, and three steals per game at the junior college level.  She is a 5’4’’ point guard.

Burks is the daughter of Derrick Burks of Memphis and Marlo Thomas of Memphis.   

The Lady Eagles finished the 2011-2012 season with a record of 17-10 and a third place finish in the American Midwest Conference.

Williams is a four-year, liberal arts college at Walnut Ridge. The Eagles compete in the NAIA.

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