Carrollton – For the second time this recruiting season, the West Georgia Wolves have set their sights down under for help rebuilding it’s men’s basketball program. Coach Michael Cooney Wednesday announced the signing of Brett Seljak, a 6-8, 215-pound forward from Geelong, Victoria, Australia. Seljak joins fellow Australian Ryan Godfrey, a 6-1 point guard, as the first two recruits of West Georgia’s 2009 signing class. “We’re really excited to get Brett,” said Cooney. “He’s a face-up, four-man who can really shoot it and knows how to play. We expect him to be a really good player for us,” added the coach about his incoming freshman. Brett has great skills. It is rare to find a player with his size that can pass and handle the ball. His basketball IQ is off the chart. Not only is his basketball IQ high, Seljak recorded an1250 on the SAT and his high school scores have Cooney smiling. "You know what we are trying to do here, Build a basketball program that mirrors the mission of our university that our community can embrace. West Georgia is an excellent university and Brett is both a student and a very good basketball player. " "This is an excellent fit" Seljak doesn’t lack for impressive credentials. They include MVP honors for the gold medal-winning Kilsyth under-20 team in the Eltham/Dandefong Tournament. He posted a season high 27-point, 15-rebound performance in one game. Also, the previous season he captured his league’s rebound title with a gaudy 14.9 per game average, all while scoring 14.8 points per game. Beyond those achievements, Seljak also earned national attention in his homeland. He played for the Victoria Country 18-under team in the Australian National Junior Championship. Also, he was invited to the Australian Institute of Sport Selection Camp last fall. With Seljak and Godfrey in the fold, Cooney and staff are continuing their recruiting efforts for the 2009-10 season. The Wolves’ third-year coach is hoping to add several more pieces to
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