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Local basketball: Cottage Grove’s Kendall Brown declares for NBA Draft, East Ridge’s Ben Carlson enters transfer portal


Cottage Grove native Kendall Brown is on his way to the NBA after one season at Baylor, the winger announced on social media on Wednesday.

Brown, who played at East Ridge before transferring to Sunrise Christian Academy in Kansas in 2019, averaged 9.7 points and 4.9 rebounds as a freshman for the Bears, shooting 58 percent off the floor. it and 34 percent of 3-point distance.

The 6-foot-8 forward is currently projected to go into the middle of the first round of this summer’s draft, per spot.

“I’ve always dreamed of playing in the NBA and I want to do everything I can to make that dream a reality this spring and summer,” Brown said in his message.


East Ridge graduate Ben Carlson has announced on social media that he will be entering the transfer portal after two seasons at the University of Wisconsin.

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Carlson has played in 32 games for the Badgers this season, averaging nearly three points and one setback in nine minutes per game.

The 6-foot-9 forward visited Xavier during his original recruiting process when current Gophers coach Ben Johnson was an assistant to the Musketeers.


Braeden Carrington, senior guard of Parksentrum, was on Tuesday as mr. Basketball designated. The Gophers team averaged 17.8 points per game this season as they led the Pirates to the Class 4A State Championship.

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