WORCESTER Wolves have captured versatile American forward/guard Brandon Parrish ahead of the 2017/18 British Basketball League (BBL) campaign.
The 6ft 6in shooter, who has penned his first professional contract with the University of Worcester Arena outfit, joins the club after a successful season at Texas Christian University (TCU), winning the 2017 National Invitational Tournament and making the final of the Big 12 Conference – upsetting nationally ranked Kansas in the process.
The 22-year-old has built a reputation as a quality three-point shooter and has the ability to use his size and athleticism to find the basket with ease.
Parrish will also be valuable as a key defensive stopper, which was demonstrated last season whilst defending a variety of players including a number of recently drafted NBA stars.
Wolves’ director of basketball Dale Ryan said: “Brandon comes to the club highly recommended by TCU associate head coach, David Patrick.
“Not only was he a significant contributor to their national title-winning programme, but he was also held in very high regard for the contribution he made to the university and community during his time at TCU.
“We’re excited about what he will bring to the Wolves programme and hope his championship-winning success is replicated in the BBL.”
Parrish becomes the club’s second signing of the summer, joining returning point guard Ashton Khan.
Wolves’ open their 2017/18 BBL campaign against London Lions at the University of Worcester Arena on Friday, September 29.