4-star recruit Brandon Slater announced via Twitter last night that he will be attending Villanova University next fall and join its 2018 recruiting class.
The 6-foot-6 forward currently attends Paul VI high school in Fairfax, Virginia and plays for Team Takeover, where he is averaging 7.8 points and 3.2 rebounds on the Nike EYBL circuit. Slater is ranked as No. 42 in ESPN’s top 60 for his graduating class and has been rated as a top 50 recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com.
Maryland, Miami, Virginia and South Carolina, among other schools were also interested in Slater.
The lefty is coach Jay Wright’s first commitment for the class of 2018.
Photo: Twitter of Brandon Slater
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