AUSTIN (KXAN) — Vandegrift senior Greg Brown III received one of the highest honors in sports being named a McDonald’s All-American on Thursday.
The 43rd annual game is April 1 at the Toyota Center in Houston. The country’s best high school basketball recruits will compete against each other in an all star type event with dunk and 3-point shooting contests along with a game pitting the East against the West.
The 6-9 forward, Brown, is one of the most sought after recruits in the nation still undecided on his college choice. Brown has been the main target of Shaka Smart and Texas, but is being pursued by schools all over the country, he recently made visits to Memphis and Kentucky.
Brown is the son of Greg Jr., a former University of Texas defensive back.
Brown is averaging more than 26 points and 13 rebounds per game for the Vipers. Vandegrift is 24-2 heading into their game at Hendrickson on Friday.