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Wednesday / May 23.
  • Parrom, Braswell to Visit Xavier

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    Kevin Parrom and Chris Braswell will make an official visit to Xavier University Sept. 12-14.

    The 6-foot-6 Parrom, now at South Kent (Conn.), recently took visits to St. John’s and UConn and has also been to Rutgers and Xavier unofficially.

    Parrom,  ranked No. 19 among small forwards in the Class of 2009 by Rivals, had previously said his top five were St. John’s, Marquette, Xavier, Rutgers and South Carolina, but now he is also considering UConn, Louisville, Temple, Virginia, Virginia Tech and Providence.

    Asked what other visits he may take, Parrom said, “I don’t know yet.”

    The 6-8 Braswell, now at Hargrave Military (Va.), de-committed from Georgetown and holds a slew of offers from UConn, Georgetown, Maryland, Indiana, Pitt, Xavier, Charlotte, Villanova and Virginia. He is ranked No. 22 among power forwards in the Class of 2009.

    Dave Telep of Scout also reported that Braswell will visit Maryland Sept. 20, Indiana Sept. 27, Virginia Tech (Oct. 4) and Charlotte (Oct. 11).

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.