A Texas player with family ties to Brunswick County has signed with Drake University.
Craig Stanley will play for the Missouri Valley Conference champion Bulldogs next season.
Craig's father is Elton Stanley, the brother of Joe and Moe Stanley of Shallotte. His sister is Dianne Gatewood, and his grandparents were the late Earl and Alma Stanley of Shallotte.
Craig Stanley lives in Plano, Texas, and played the last two seasons for Collin County Community College in Plano.
Stanley was a 5-foot-11, 170-pound point guard.