Although Penn State Basketball isn’t exactly my general field of expertise, this is certainly noteworthy.
On Thursday night, head coach Pat Chambers received a verbal commitment from 2013 G/F Brandon Austin to join his basketball team.
Austin is a 6’6″ 4 star player from Philadelphia who scout rates as the 93rd best player in the country.
“I chose Penn State because of its academics, the school, the program, the coaches. There’s also the conference and the exposure it gets. And I like the team a lot.”
Austin could play either guard position or small forward and is likely to start contributing immediately. This appears to be a big get for coach Chambers.
Here are a couple quick clips of Austin: