KNOXVILLE — Tennessee’s Rick Barnes continues to load up on some of the nation’s top talent, especially at point guard.
First with former Briarcrest star Kennedy Chandler this year and Thursday, Barnes and the Vols getting a pledge from four-star point guard B.J Edwards from right there in Knoxville.
The Knoxville Catholic product picking UT over offers from Florida, Georgia, Vandy and Virginia Tech among others.
The 6-3, 170-pounder averaged 20 points, seven rebounds and five assists as a junior and becomes the first Vols commit for the Class of 2022.
“This day means the world to me. I’ve been waiting for it forever and just Go Vols.” Edwards said. “I want to come in and win as many games as possible. Win an SEC Championship and go far in the tournament.”