May 18, 2006
BOCA RATON, FL - Florida Atlantic University head men's basketball coach Rex Walters has announced that Sean Alarcon has joined the Owls' recruiting class for 2006-07.
"We are thrilled to announce that Sean Alarcon has signed a letter of intent to be part of our FAU basketball family," stated Walters. "Sean exemplifies all that I expect in our student-athletes. His ability to be successful on the court and in the classroom, as well as his character and leadership skills, makes him a perfect fit for our program."
Alarcon, a 6-3, 185-pound guard from Indian River Community College, averaged 16.1 points and shot 42% from three-point range to earn Second Team All-Southern Conference honors. IRCC went 24-7 in 2005-06 and reached the state semifinals.
Alarcon, the first signee since Walters became head coach, is a Boca Raton native and 2004 graduate of Olympic Heights High School, where he was named to the 6-A Second Team All-State and First Team All-County. He averaged 20 points, five rebounds and five assists and set the Palm Beach County record for three-pointers made with 133.
Alarcon is the fifth prospect from South Florida and sixth overall to sign for the fall. He joins Xavier Perkins, a 6-5, 220-pound forward from Saint Andrew's School in Boca Raton; Tavarus Harris, a 5-10, 170-pound guard from Palm Beach Community College; Jeff Parmer, a 6-8, 220-pound forward from Palm Beach Community College; Sanchez Hughley, a 6-4 200-point guard from Lyman High School in Orlando; and Seydou Kone, a 6-8, 230-pound forward from Broward Community College.