Hammink follows dad's footsteps to LSU 

April, 23, 2012
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On Monday afternoon, LSU landed its first Johnny Jones basketball recruit in Shavon Coleman. Just hours later, news of another Tigers recruit surfaced.

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AP Photo/Danny JohnstonNew LSU coach Johnny Jones landed his second commit on Monday.
Shane Hammink, a 6-foot-6 guard/forward from Holland via Canarias Basketball Academy in Spain, joined Coleman in the LSU signing class. The son of former LSU star Geert Hammink is considered one of the top prospects his age in Europe.

In the 2011 U18 European Championships, he averaged 12.3 points in seven games for the Netherlands. He was named the MVP of a major tournament recently at Tourcoring, France after he averaged 14 points a game for CBA. In the 2010 U16 European championships, he averaged 17.8 points and 8.9 rebounds.

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