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St. Frances grad Jared Hamilton picks Jacksonville State

St. Frances grad Jared Hamilton picks Jacksonville State

He didn’t lead his team in scoring, win a championship or make a lot of headlines during his senior year at St. Frances. But for Jared Hamilton, one year in Baltimore was essential in his development into a Division I college basketball player.

“Being in Baltimore definitely was, at the time, a challenge for me,” Hamilton said. “But I had to overcome those challenges and get to where I am today. It made me tougher and more aggressive. You have to be tough to play in Baltimore.”

That Baltimore-bred toughness combined with the scoring ability Hamilton showcased during...

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