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Gonzaga hosts Elijah Brown, highly touted graduate transfer and son of Warriors assistant coach Mike Brown

UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 6:09 p.m.

In this Jan. 30, 2016 file photo, New Mexico’s Elijah Brown (4) moves the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Boise State in Boise, Idaho. (Otto Kitsinger / Associated Press)
In this Jan. 30, 2016 file photo, New Mexico’s Elijah Brown (4) moves the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Boise State in Boise, Idaho. (Otto Kitsinger / Associated Press)

Gonzaga is hosting former New Mexico guard Elijah Brown on his recruiting visit this week.

Brown, who averaged 18.8 points, 5.2 rebounds and 3.1 assists last season, is one of the nation’s top graduate transfers. Over the final eight weeks of last season he scored at least 25 points eight times.

The 6-foot-4 guard averaged 21.7 points as a sophomore. He played his freshman season at Butler.

Brown, the son of Golden State Warriors assistant coach Mike Brown, has also visited Oregon, Northwestern and Iowa State.


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