"We're proud of both of them," Ron Steele, Sr., said. "I don't even know how to answer that. I'm just happy he made a decision to go there and he's not far from home and he can come home when he wants to. If you can stay near home it helps.
"The coaching staff was great. Coach Gottfried is a good coach. All those guys are family oriented and they care for the kids well being outside of basketball."
The unique aspect of the decision, outside of the Steele Brother's reunion deals with JaMychal Green. Scout.com's Top 20 prospect, Green and Andrew Steele have been considered a package. No word yet on Green's plans.
While Ron is manning the controls as the Tide's point guard, his younger brother is set to play a combo role for Gottfried.
Their father said, personality is the big difference but on the hardwood they think alike.
"Ron dribbles better, Andrew jumps higher. As far as the concept of the game, they're neck and neck. They're smart with the game and they're going to give you their all and they'll work hard to make it happen."