Garner Cleveland: Sports

Miranda Hinton of Cleveland High to continue basketball career at Fayetteville State University

Miranda Hinton signs to play basketball at Fayetteville State Univeristy with (seated), her brother, parents, David and Charmell Hinton, (standing, from left) Cleveland athletics director Jamie Lee, coaches Wayne Stewart and Chris Danehower and principal Kendrick Byrd.
Miranda Hinton signs to play basketball at Fayetteville State Univeristy with (seated), her brother, parents, David and Charmell Hinton, (standing, from left) Cleveland athletics director Jamie Lee, coaches Wayne Stewart and Chris Danehower and principal Kendrick Byrd. Courtesy of Cleveland High School

Parents: Charnell and David Hinton

High School: Cleveland

Height: 5-foot-5

Also Considered: East Carolina University, N.C. Central University

Why Fayetteville State? “The basketball team was very welcoming and I enjoyed my visit. Also, FSU has a good STEM program.”

Major: Chemical Engineering

Notable: Miranda was a four-year all-conference award winner for the Rams. … She was a key member of 25-win squad her senior season and led the team in steals her senior year (3.0 per game), was second in assists and third in scoring. … The highlight for her came during Cleveland’s record-setting campaign this past season in which the Rams won the Two Rivers Conference tournament for the first time, going undefeated in the league in the regular season as well as the tournament. … She wants to get stronger and develop a better “basketball IQ” as she continues playing for the Broncos.

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