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Tigers Count On Ward’s Versatile Play

Posted: February 8, 2013 at 5:15 a.m.

Aaron Ward of Bentonville drives to the basket on Feb. 5 during the Tigers game against Springdale Har-Ber at Bentonville.

Aaron Ward of Bentonville drives to the basket on Feb. 5 during the Tigers game against Springdale Har-Ber at Bentonville.

There is a simple explanation why Bentonville boys basketball coach Jason McMahan compares Aaron Ward to a Swiss Army knife.

PROFILE

Aaron Ward

SCHOOL: Bentonville

CLASS: Senior

HEIGHT: 6-6

WEIGHT: 180

NOTABLE: His ability to play two of the Tigers’ three guard positions and the post gives Bentonville versatility off the bench. ... Has averaged 5.2 points and 2.4 rebounds per game during 7A/6A-West Conference play. ... Ranks second on the team in assists and sports a 23-3 assist-to-turnover ratio through the first eight games.

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