May 2, 2013
PIKEVILLE - Pikeville High School senior Ethan Rowe, this year’s 15th Region Player of the Year, has made his college choice official by signing with Transylvania University.
Rowe ranked as one of the state’s top scorers during his senior season, averaging 22.7 points per game. The productive Rowe also connected on nearly 37 percent of his attempts from 3-point range.
Rowe helped lead Pikeville to its first 15th Region All “A” Classic in 20 years. The guard also helped lead Pikeville to the semifinals of the 15th Region Tournament.
Pikeville exited the 2012-13 season 22-11 following a loss to Johnson Central in the 15th Region Semifinals.
Transylvania, which is under the guidance head coach Brian Lane, competes in the Heartland Conference.
During his career as Transylvania head coach, Lane has led the Pioneers to Heartland Conference regular-season championships in 2004-05, 2005-06, 2008-09 and 2011-12 and to HCAC tournament triumphs in 2005-06, 2006-07 and 2008-09.
Transylvania has played in the NCAA Division III Championship four times: 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2012.