BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Rocky Mountain College men's basketball coach Bill Dreikosen has recently announced the signing of four recruits.

The new Battlin' Bears include 6-foot-7 center Ben Moerkerke of Conrad. Moerkerke averaged 15 points, nine rebounds and two blocked shots per game in earning all-state honors last year.

The Billings Gazette reports forward Quinn Briceno joins the Bears form Kent-Meridian High School in Renton, Wash., where he averaged eight points and seven rebounds per game.

Point guard Matt Strickland of Inglewood, Calif., transfers to Rocky after playing at Gillette College in Wyoming. He averaged eight points and three assists per game last year.

Malachi Roberts of East Wenatchee, Wash., is transferring from Central Wyoming College, where he averaged 11.4 points, 4.5 rebounds, two assists and 1.7 steals per game. He has three years of eligibility remaining.