Troy Brown Jr., a five-star small forward from Las Vegas, Nevada, revealed Saturday that he will be taking official visits to five schools over the course of September and early October.
The Georgetown Hoyas are among the teams that Brown Jr. will be visiting, as he’ll be taking a trip to the Hilltop from October 5-7 per his personal Twitter account.
Official Visits:— TroyBrownJr (@Troy_Brown33) August 6, 2016
Ohio St: Sept 2 - 4 ‼️
Alabama: Sept 9 - 10
Oregon: Sept 23 - 25✅
Kansas: Sept 30 - Oct 2
Georgetown: Oct 5 - 7 ❕
As we can see, Georgetown will be tussling with the likes of the Ohio State Buckeyes, the Alabama Crimson Tide, the Oregon Ducks and the Kansas Jayhawks, each of whom are all high-major programs and some of the best programs in the country. John Thompson III and the Hoyas staff will have to do their best to sway him in their direction, especially considering he’ll be visiting Bill Self and the Jayhawks a few days before.
Thus far the Hoyas have yet to land a commit for the 2017 class but the addition of Troy Brown Jr. could do them wonders. Brown Jr. is an exceptional talent and could go a long way towards rejuvenating the program which has been fairly up and down these last couple of years.
Brown Jr. is among the best in the Class of 2017 and currently checks in as the top player in the state of Nevada, ahead of the likes of Charles O’Bannon Jr., O’Shae Brissett and Dyllan Robinson among others. He also ranks fourth among small forwards in the country behind Washington Huskies commit Michael Porter Jr., Kevin Knox, and Brian Bowen. He also is a Top 15 recruit nationally, ranking No. 14 on 247Sports Composite Recruit Rankings, ahead of No. 15 recruit Kris Wilkes and in the company of Bowen, Collin Sexton, Gary Trent Jr. and Western Kentucky Hilltoppers commit Mitchell Robinson.
At the moment, the California Golden Bears lead in the Crystal Ball predictions on 247Sports. However, per 247Sports Brown Jr. hasn’t had contact with Cal since a coach visit back on April 7, and considering that he doesn’t have them listed amongst the five schools that he’ll be visiting this fall, it’s hard to imagine that they will be a factor going forward for his services.