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Boys basketball: Former RPB guard Jon Octeus leaving Colo. State, considering three other schools

  • 12:15 pm Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner
Former Royal Palm Beach guard Jon Octeus (#5), shown in a 2010 game, will transfer from Colorado State for his final season of college eligibility. (Palm Beach Post file photo)

Former Royal Palm Beach High School boys basketball standout Jon Octeus will transfer from Colorado State for his final season of college eligibility and is considering Missouri, Cincinnati and UCLA, his high school coach, Drew Quinn, confirmed Wednesday.
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The Next Level: Tracking Palm Beach County’s men’s college basketball players

  • 3:48 pm Monday, February 18th, 2013 by Jeff Greer

Football always gets the most attention in Palm Beach County. What about boys’ basketball? The player production in our county may not be as great, but several area grads are off playing Division I college hoops. We tracked them down and listed some updates for you.

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Former Royal Palm Beach hoops star Jon Octeus to sign with Colorado State

  • 12:00 pm Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 by Jeff Greer

Jon Octeus left Royal Palm Beach as a good, but not great, basketball player.

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Royal Palm Beach point guard Jon Octeus signs with Garden City CC

  • 1:04 pm Friday, May 28th, 2010 by Post Staff

Royal Palm Beach senior 6-foot-4 point guard Jon Octeus has signed a scholarship with Garden City (KS) Community College. Octeus averaged 14.5 ppg, 5.2 rpg, and 3.1 apg this past season in leading the Wildcats to the most successful season is school history (18-8).

Octeus, who also was president of his senior class, plans to major in pharmacy.

“Jon has made himself into a tremendous college prospect through hard work and dedication,” Royal Palm Beach coach Drew Quinn said in an e-mail. “He is a young man that decided he was going to be a great basketball player and he put in [More]