A highly sought-after post player from Tennessee is set to reveal his college commitment this coming Saturday.

Tennessee basketball, alongside Mississippi State, is in the final running for the commitment of DeWayne Brown, a four-star post player hailing from Hoover, Alabama. Brown is scheduled to announce his college decision on Saturday at 6 p.m. ET via his personal Instagram account at dewaynebrown2025.

During his recruitment process, Brown paid an official visit to Tennessee over the weekend of February 17, witnessing the Volunteers’ commanding 88-53 victory over Vanderbilt at Thompson-Boling Arena, located within the Food City Center. This marked Brown’s second visit to Knoxville within a two-month timeframe, following his attendance at the Vols’ SEC-opening triumph over Ole Miss on January 6.

Reflecting on his visit, Brown expressed positive sentiments, highlighting the vibrant atmosphere and evident fan support for the basketball program. Accompanied by his mother and sister, Brown engaged in customary activities such as campus tours and photo opportunities. However, the standout moment for him was the opportunity to spend time with Tennessee basketball coach Rick Barnes, bonding over casual drives around Knoxville and candid conversations.

Standing at 6-foot-9 and weighing 250 pounds, Brown is regarded as a four-star prospect by the 247Sports composite rankings, ranked as the 141st overall player, the 22nd center nationally, and the top player in Alabama.

Gregg Polinsky, Tennessee’s assistant coach, has been instrumental in Brown’s recruitment, maintaining a genuine and supportive relationship with the prospect. Brown’s decision to revisit Knoxville for an official visit stems from his growing belief in the coaching staff’s vision and the program’s playing style. He acknowledges Tennessee’s track record of developing NBA talent, particularly in his position, under the guidance of Coach Barnes.

In addition to Tennessee and Mississippi State, Brown has also explored opportunities with Alabama, Auburn, Georgia Tech, and LSU during his recruiting journey.

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