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Eckwood Plays Above His Age

Posted: January 25, 2013 at 5:07 a.m.


Tereke Eckwood, right, of Springdale High tries to get past Rogers High’s Brett Gent on Jan. 4 in Springdale.
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Tereke Eckwood, right, of Springdale High tries to get past Rogers High’s Brett Gent on Jan. 4 in Springdale. DRIVING FORCE

Tereke Eckwood had played less than a dozen games for Springdale High when he made a move that stunned boys basketball coach Brad Stamps.

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Tereke Eckwood

SCHOOL: Springdale High

CLASS: Sophomore

HEIGHT: 5-9

WEIGHT: 155

NOTABLE: Has assumed Springdale’s starting point guard position, which came open when Tony Dennis graduated last year. ... Headed into this week averaging 10.3 points and 3.6 assists per game, giving the Bulldogs a calm presence to run their offense. ... His brother is former Springdale star Ladarius Eckwood, who’s now a wide receiver at Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

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