St. John's signee Garrett drafted by Reds

June, 8, 2011
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Amir Garrett -- one of the nine players signed to join the St. John's men's basketball program in the fall -- was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday.

Garrett -- who was picked in the 22nd round, No. 685 overall -- is still planning to attend St. John's and play basketball, according to a story in the Las Vegas Review-Journal. He is also expected to sign with the Reds and play pro baseball in the summer.

The 6-foot-6, 190-pound small forward is one of six St. John's signees ranked in the top 100 high school seniors in the country, according to ESPNU.

As a left-handed pitcher, Garrett throws in the low-to-mid 90s.
Kieran Darcy is an ESPNNewYork.com staff writer. He joined ESPN in August 2000 after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, where he played four years of JV basketball.
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