Northwestern State adds Western Wyoming forward Prim

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NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State men’s basketball inked its fourth signee of this recruiting season with the addition of Western Wyoming forward Dayne Prim.

Prim was the second-leading scorer for the Mustangs, averaging 15.1 points per game on 56 percent shooting and 36 percent from 3-point range.

The 6-foot-6 swing man ranked third in the conference with 7.4 rebounds and added two assists, one steal and 0.4 blocks per game.

“Dayne’s greatest strength is his winning mentality,” said NSU head coach Corey Gipson. “He has a career record of 71-14 at Western Wyoming.

“I coached his brother Gaige Prim at Missouri State the past three years, and there was no doubt in regard to what type of toughness and grit Dayne brings to the table.

This past season, Western Wyoming won the Region IX North Division and advanced to the region tournament with a 25-4 record.

Dayne Prim appeared in 27 games with 11 starts, including a season-high 31 points at second-place Casper College to will his Mustangs to a 72-70 win on 11-19 shooting.

Prim has two years of eligibility remaining.

Brother Gaige was an All-Missouri Valley Conference performer in his final three seasons at Missouri State, including first-team honors in 2021 and 2022.

Dayne Prim joins Missouri State transfer guards Demarcus Sharp and Ja’Monta Black along with Missouri transfer center Jordan Wilmore.

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