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Sunday / July 22.
  • McDonald’s All-American forward Jordan Brown closing in on decision

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    By ADAM ZAGORIA

    Jordan Brown, the 6-foot-10 McDonald’s All-American power forward from Prolific Prep (CA), is getting closer to a college decision.

    Brown, who has a final three of Arizona, California and Nevada, could pull the trigger in the next “week or two,” his father, Dion Brown, told ZAGSBLOG on Friday night.

    “Still looking at about a week or two,” Dion said by text.

    Brown has taken official visits to St. John’s, Lousiana-Lafayette, Cal, and UCLA, but has yet to take his fifth visit.

    “Still deciding if we will take the fifth visit,” Dion said.

    In 2017-18 Brown helped Prolific Prep to a 27-8 record and the semifinals of the Grind Session High School World Championship.

    According to 247Sports, Brown is the No. 17 player in the 2018 class and the No. 5 power forward.

     

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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.