Bobcat Basketball Inks Archer High Grad

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College men's basketball program and head coach Terry Sellers announced the signing of Bryan Hamlet Wednesday.

Hamlet, a 5-foot-10 guard, comes to Georgia College from Archer High School in Lawrenceville, Ga., where he started all four seasons under head coach Tim Watkins.

"Bryan had a terrific career at Archer," said Sellers. "He is a tough competitor and scored a lot of points in his high school career. We plan on playing him at both guard positions.  We are excited Bryan has chosen to continue his collegiate career at Georgia College."

Hamlet averaged 16.4 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 1.7 assists per game for the Tigers.

Archer went 22-8 this past season finishing eighth in the final AAAAAA AJC Poll. The Tigers advanced to the AAAAAA Sweet Sixteen. Hamlet was named All-8AAAAAA First Team, All-Gwinnett County First team and All-State Third Team. He finished his career with 1,505 points (15th all-time in Gwinnett County).

The Bobcats battled through the 2012-13 season, a 9-17 year with a 5-14 conference mark. Senior forward Scott Ferguson earned a slot on the All-Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Third Team. Georgia College finished the season third in the PBC in fewest turnovers per game (11.3) and second in defending the three-point shot (.306). Sellers picked up his 200th PBC win this season, his 20th at the helm of Bobcat basketball.

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