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3 - Justin Strings
Justin Strings
Height: 6-6
Weight: 210
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Carson, Calif.
High School: Mira Costa HS
Position: F
Experience: HS

High School
A 2014 graduate of Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach, Calif…played four years of basketball for the Mustangs, including three seasons on the varsity squad…as the team captain during his senior season of 2013-14, he was named first team all-CIF Division 2AA, first team all-Southern Section, first team all-Bay League and first team all-area…that season, he averaged 18.3 points, 7.8 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.5 blocked shots per game while shooting .490 (178-363) from the field and .735  (97-132) from the free throw line…as a junior in 2012-13, Strings helped lead Mira Costa to a 20-win season and a semifinal appearance in the 2013 CIF Southern Section Div. 2AA semifinals…he was a first team all-Bay League, first team all-area and second team all-section choice after averaging 14.2 points, 7.4 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.1 steals and 1.0 blocked shots per game while shooting .497 (157-for-316) from the field…in addition, he went to the free throw line 171 times during the season, good for an average of 5.5 trips to the stripe per contest…of his 228 total rebounds, 80 came on the offensive glass…Strings helped the Mustangs post a 3-1 record at the 2013 section tournament, and in those four games, he averaged 17.5 points and 9.3 rebounds while shooting .566 (30-53) from the field and .625 (5-8) from the 3-point line…that included a 24-point performance in the section semifinals…as a sophomore in 2011-12, he was a second team all-league selection and the team’s most improved player after helping the Mustangs to an 18-10 record while posting averages of 8.5 points and 5.2 rebounds per game…academically, Strings was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and was recipient of Athletic Scholar honors his final two years of high school.

Parents are Mark and Cynthia Strings…a communication studies major.

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