The PAR Broadcast Group has learned that North Central Missouri College men’s basketball coach Steve Richman will sign his second in-state recruit within the past week, with St. Joseph Benton senior forward M.J. (Mikhlyn) Johnson signing with the Pirates.
Johnson is 6’6” in height, and an All-Midland Empire Conference honorable mention selection in his senior year. He joins Trenton High School senior Cree Mullenix as a member of the Pirates 2016 recuiting class. Johnson’s signing is expected at 10:45 Tuesday morning in the St. Joseph Benton library.
Johnson has been selected to participate in the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association Missouri Challenge at Drury University in Springfield this coming weekend (Saturday and Sunday). In addition, M.J. was selected to participate in the Lions All-Star Games on June 4th at the Ketcham Community Center in Trenton.