A highly coveted Indiana University basketball target in the class of 2019 has released his top six schools. Keion Brooks, Jr. released the list via Twitter on Tuesday afternoon:
— Keion Brooks Jr. (@KeionB_12) September 25, 2018
There are no real surprises on this list. These are the schools that have been viewed as the primary contenders for a while now. In our estimation, these six could be further divided into a top four of Indiana, North Carolina, Michigan State and Kentucky, and a next tier of UCLA and Purdue.
Brooks, Jr. also recently took a visit to Iowa but the Hawkeyes were not included on the list.
In an article today on Prep Circuit, Brooks, Jr. had this to say about Indiana:
“Being from Indiana has been a big factor. To be able to wear and represent my state across my chest means a lot. They have also taken the time to go out there way to not just recruit me but recruit my whole family as well. That means a lot to me because I am a very family oriented person.”
You can read what he had to say about all six schools in the Prep Circuit article here.
The 6-foot-7 wing played his first three years of high school at Fort Wayne North Side. He recently transferred to La Lumiere, a prep school in LaPorte, Indiana, for his senior year. He will team up there with fellow class of 2019 IU recruiting target Isaiah Stewart.
For his junior season at Fort Wayne North Side, Brooks averaged 23.4 points, 9.8 rebounds, and 2.7 assists per game.
The Fort Wayne, Indiana native is taking his official visit to Indiana this weekend (along with AAU/Indy Heat teammate and fellow class of 2019 IU in-state recruiting target Trayce Jackson-Davis) in conjunction with Hoosier Hysteria. He also took an official visit to UCLA in August and has one scheduled to North Carolina in early November.
Brooks, Jr. is rated as the 21st best player in the country according to the 247Sports Composite.
You can view his profile page here, with all pertinent information along with recent video highlights and interviews.
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