State got a nice late pickup when Braxton Beverly, who committed to Ohio State but bailed when Thad Matta was let go, picked the Pack.
He’s a 6-0 point guard from Hazard, Kentucky who played at Hargrave. His former coach, A.W. Hamilton, is now a State assistant (he played at Hargrave for State coach Kevin Keatts).
He’s a point guard but the guy can definitely shoot - he hit 14 three pointers in one game at Hargrave and scored 70 points in that game, setting a school record.
He probably won’t start - Markell Johnson and Lavar Batts are probably going to be ahead of him in the rotation - but he’s another guy who can help.
He could always exceed expectations and at an absolute minimum, he adds another practice player (State’s not a particularly deep team).
Realistically though he should be better than that and possibly much better.
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