Men's Basketball - Tue, May. 10, 2005
CHICAGO -- Michael Rush, a guard from Alan B. Shepard High School in Palos Heights, Ill., has signed a letter of intent to continue his athletic and academic career at Saint Xavier University in Chicago as a member of the Cougar men's basketball program. Rush, a native of Crestwood, Ill., was coached by Tony Chiuccariello during his prep career at Shepard.

Rush is expected to play at either the two or three guard position next season at Saint Xavier University. He plans to pursue a degree in business.

"Our coaching staff believes that Michael has a good future with our program," said Saint Xavier University men's basketball coach Tom O'Malley. "We is a hard worker, a good shooter and sees the floor really well. Michael will definitely have a positive impact on this team."