Aaron Brown Pops For Big East

Aaron Brown took some visits, saw a few campuses and made up his mind. The junk yard dog out of Philly is staying within striking distance of his friends and family.

To make West Virginia basketball work, Bob Huggins knows he needs lunch pail guys. On Monday, Huggins and the Mountaineers landed a kid who fits their style and personality.

Aaron Brown, a 6-foot-4 small forward out of Penn Wood High in Philadelphia committed to play for Huggins.

"He took a couple of visits this past week," Team Final coach Rob Brown told Scout.com. "He went to Rutgers, West Virginia and Temple. He told the coaches yesterday and he wants to make it official that he's committing to West Virginia."

Brown, an NBA Camp participant, found WVU to be a sort of home away from home. "I think it's far enough away from home but yet its still close enough to home. Your people from home can come see you place. Billy Hahn recruited him pretty hard and Bob Huggins got on at the end and he fell in love with it."

Hahn, the former LaSalle coach, coveted a Philly guy for the longest time. He worked diligently to snare a prospect from Brown's program and Aaron Brown was the one who fit the best.

"This is the kid that makes the most sense out of all those kids. This was priority No. 1 for them. Aaron Brown is a lunch pail guy. He punches the clock and goes to work. It's perfect for West Virginia. He's relieved its over."

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