Former Indiana Signee Ron Patterson Will Attend Brewster Academy

By Paul Seaver

Brewster Academy (NH) continuously puts together a collection of some of the finest high school prospects in the nation.

Late Monday night, the New Hampshire-based prep school added another player for the upcoming 2012-13 season in former Indiana signee, Ron Patterson.

News broke last week that Patterson, who was apart of the Hoosiers’ most heralded class under current head coach Tom Crean, was not admitted to the university for the fall semester due to certain academic requirements, opening up new options for the 6-foot-3 Indianapolis-native.

Reports surfaced late last week that Patterson would make a quick decision on whether or not to attend prep school this year or transfer to another four-year college with lesser academic standards.

Well the verdict is in, and Patterson is now a member of the class of 2013.

With Patterson’s decision, the Hoosiers can remain on the radar, although his recruitment will virtually start from scratch. While it can be expected that Indiana will continue to recruit Patterson as part of their 2013 recruiting class, other schools such as Purdue, Missouri, Louisville, Ohio State, and Providence, among numerous others, have already expressed interest.

Patterson spent his high school career playing for Broad Ripple H.S. (IN) and prior to last week’s news had been committed to the Hoosiers for the past two years.

While the academic situation is disheartening for Patterson and Indiana fans, the guard is now set on beginning a new chapter, one that one virtually unexpected up until last week.


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