Men’s Basketball: Incoming recruit to transfer to Connecticut high school


UConn head coach Kevin Ollie offers instruction during a loss to Temple. One of the top recruits in Ollie’s tenure, Zach Brown, will transfer to a high school in Connecticut. (Ashley Maher/The Daily Campus).

UConn men’s basketball Class of 2017 commit Zach Brown will transfer to Putnam Science Academy in Putnam, Connecticut, according to PSA head coach Tom Espinosa and a tweet from ESPN’s Adam Finkelstein. Brown committed to the Huskies.

Brown will join UConn commit and Class of 2016 power forward Mamadou Diarra as well as Hamidou Diallo, one of the Huskies’ top recruiting targets in the Class of 2017.

Brown’s legal guardian Michael Lipman also said that Brown will have the option to reclassify to 2016 in the summer and be eligible to join UConn next season, but only if he feels ready for it.

Dan Madigan is the associate sports editor for The Daily Campus. He can be reached via email at He tweets @DMad1433

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