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JUSTIN WHATLEY (6-8, 180), F, Oscar Smith High School, Chesapeake, VA … Whatley signed with East Carolina on April 19. … Averaged eight points and eight rebounds, according to The Virginian-Pilot, after moving from Oklahoma last year. … The Tigers went 23-3. … Oscar Smith is coached by LaVar Griffin. … A 49-47 loss to Landstown stopped an 11-game winning streak for the Tigers in the 6-A South region quarterfinals. … Pirates coach Jeff Lebo evaluated Whatley personally after he was contacted by Griffin. … Whatley also received an offer from Grambling State. (Image source: The Virginian-Pilot)