Cambridge, Mass. (July 2) -- The MIT men's basketball program has announced its incoming recruiting class as first-years Micah Boone (Pike Road, Ala.), Jake Jones (Weston, Conn.) and Luke Wagner (Austin, Texas) will be joining the team for the 2020-21 season.
"We are pleased to add three new members to our MIT Basketball Family," said MIT head coach Larry Anderson. "They come from good supportive families and basketball programs from three states with Alabama, Connecticut and Texas. In addition, they are outstanding students who will lead and thrive in our campus community."
Boone was a point guard at LAMP High School and plans on majoring in chemical engineering at MIT. A co-captain of the team, he was an All-Metro Second Team honoree who was a member of the National Honor Society, the German Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta. In addition, Boone served as the Vice-President of Jack and Jill Montgomery Chapter.
Jones competed at Weston High School, was a two-time team captain and a three-time varsity letter winner. As a senior, he was an Honorable Mention All-State selection, an All-Conference performer and a CAS-CIAC Scholar-Athlete. Jones was the Senior Class Vice-President, Captain of TEAM+S Engineering and a member of the National Honor Society. In addition, he also received the Weston Basketball Association Scholarship, the Gettysburg Book Award and the Board of Education Award for Excellence in Social Studies.
Wagner, who was a three-year letter winner at St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School, is planning on majoring in electrical engineering and computer science at MIT. Finishing his career with over 1,000 points, he was an All-State Honorable Mention performer as a senior as he was also an Academic All-State selection and named to the All-District First Team. Wagner was a two-time All-District Second Team honoree as a sophomore and a junior and an Academic All-State selection as a junior. In addition, he was the class salutatorian and a National Merit Finalist, as well as the Vice-President of Mu Alpha Theta and a member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society.