Georgia Tech’s Brian Gregory will get an in-home visit on Tuesday with Jaylen Brown, the nation’s No. 2 basketball prospect.
The 6-foot-7 forward from Wheeler High School met with UGA’s Mark Fox on Sunday, along with coaches from Kentucky, Kansas and UCLA last week.
Brown has set up two official visits for next month, to Kentucky and Kansas. He has yet to name a list of top schools, and will likely decide after his senior season at Kentucky.
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Some other random notes:
- Back to football: Stephenson High School safety Desmon Bowles, who had attracted interest from smaller D1 football teams, suffered a season-ending knee injury last weekend. “He’s out for the season, of course,” Stephenson coach Ron Gartrell told the AJC. “It’s a big loss for us, of course. Anytime you lose a player of his caliber and you have replace him with a young player, it brings about some concerns. But we feel confidence in the guy that will be taking his place. Hopefully, everybody else will step it up a little bit.”
- Ten of South Carolina’s 22 starters are from the state of Georgia. The Gamecocks recruit heavily in metro Atlanta, and may have uncovered another future star in Dexter Neal, a 3-star wide receiver from Stephenson. “He’s doing good,” Gartrell said. “He could be better. He’s doing a lot of things for us. He’s kicking off for us, and also doing extra points. He had two catches the other day and both were for touchdowns. He caught a couple of touchdown catches against Miami Central. He’s coming along. Like I said, things could be better. Pretty much we have several kids who can produce at the skill positions so I don’t anybody is going to get as many balls as they would like. But he’s doing good.”
- One of UGA’s top remaining targets is Darius Slayton, the 4-star wide receiver from Greater Atlanta Christian high school. Slayton watched UGA play last Saturday – as a guest of the Gamecocks on an unofficial visit. “”I like them (South Carolina), probably more than I did before, but not an exponential amount,” Slayton told GoUpstate,com’s Phil Kornblut. “It was a great atmosphere. It was unbelievable. The fans were hanging in there, cheering the first thru the fourth quarter. They create a lot of hype for their team.”