Just when you thought this weekend couldn’t get any better for Wake Forest fans, the basketball program received some very good recruiting news. Jayhawk Slant, Kansas’ Rivals affiliate, is reporting that Chaundee Brown, arguably Wake’s top 2017 target, has moved up his official visit to Wake Forest, and eliminated Maryland.
Chaundee Brown, the 30th best player in the 2017 recruiting class according to ESPN, is now down to Wake Forest, Kansas, and Florida. He took an official visit to Kansas on the weekend of September 3rd, and was scheduled to visit Wake Forest on the weekend of October 14th, but it has been moved to October 1st. He is scheduled to visit Florida on the weekend of October 8th, but that could certainly change.
This move comes just days after Danny Manning watched Brown workout in Florida, and also had an in-home visit with him. Clearly it went well enough to encourage Brown to fully eliminate Maryland and move up his Wake visit. Wake has the last two Crystal Ball predictions for Brown, so it appears that things are trending well for the Deacs. There is still stiff competition for Brown, but Wake Forest is very much in this.
Brown has a college-ready body, and can be an excellent all around player for the Deacs. He is 6’5” and 210 pounds. He has a nice jump shot, is strong enough to attack the basket, and can be a lock down defender. He has a very legitimate chance to make the McDonald’s All-American game, and could still improve on his top 30 ranking.