Greene making big move

One of the players making the biggest jump in the 2013 class is Brannen Greene. The Georgia wing is now among the most heavily recruited players in the country.

He hasn't always been high on the radar of big time programs, but things are changing for Brannen Greene. The wing from Forsyth (GA) has made a huge impression so far this spring with his play, and now coaches from all over are beginning to get involved heavily with his recruitment.

It all started for Greene during the high school season. He led his Mary Persons team to one of school's all time seasons.

"The high school year was the best year in school history," said Greene. "We went 22-7 and we hosted a state playoff game for the first time. We won our region and I was first team all-state."

Now playing with the Southern Kings, things are picking up even more. After a strong performance at the Nike EYBL, Greene says things have really picked up for him on the recruiting trail.

"Most of the schools are talking to my dad, but I know I have been hearing from Duke, Georgetown, NC State, Ohio State, Providence, it has basically been everybody," said Greene.

Even with all the attention, Greene is making sure to keep a level head. He realizes that he has a long way to go before he is ready to play for those schools.

"It's been fun," said Greene of the increased attention. "I am really trying to enjoy it. It is humbling to have people think you are a great player, but I know at this point I haven't done anything and I am keeping that in perspective. It is just very exciting."

While Greene is not anywhere near making a decision, he does know that his choice will be about much more than basketball. Not only does Greene excel on the basketball floor, but in the classroom as well.

"First of all I am a 4.0 student so I would like to go to a school that is big on academics," said Greene. "Also how the school helps me develop physically. Distance from home is important, but if a program is right and it is far away I will go there."

With his play so far this spring, look for Greene's name to be very high in the 2013 rankings when they are updated.


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