Huskies Welcome Keion Brooks, Jr.
SEATTLE – Keion Brooks, Jr., a 6-7 forward, signed a National Letter of Intent to join the Huskies. A Kentucky transfer, Brooks Jr., started all 33 games in which he appeared during the 2021-22 season, including a win Kansas, where he finished with 27 points and 8 rebounds against the eventual 2022 NCAA National Champions.
"We are excited to have Keion join the Huskies. Keion is an elite score and defender. He has great size and strength, and brings tremendous experience to our team." Head Coach Mike Hopkins.
Brooks Jr., is from Fort Wayne, Ind., and attended La Lumiere School in La Porte, Ind. He was ranked in the top 35 by the major recruiting services, including 247Sports (No. 14), Rivals (No. 29) and ESPN (No. 35), and 247Sports tabbed him as the fourth-best small forward in the class. Brooks Jr., averaged 20.1 points and 7.5 rebounds per game for La Lumiere School, which produced a 30-1 record and was ranked as the No. 1 team in the country during his senior campaign.