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Virginia-Wise announces five basketball recruits for 2014-15 season

Pat Kenney • Jun 19, 2014 at 5:39 PM

WISE — Virginia-Wise basketball coach Blake Mellinger announced the signing of five recruits for the 2014-2015 season on Thursday. Dyonta Bizzle-Brown, Camryn Fort, Aaron Meredith, Philip Owens II and Dimitri Sousa have all signed to play collegiately at UVa.-Wise starting this winter.

Bizzle-Brown is a 6-foot-8, 185 pound forward from Hardin Valley Academy. An all-district and all-tournament honoree as a senior, he was also the team's most efficient player and he set the school record for most dunks in a career.

Fort is a 6-4 shooting guard from Genesis Academy. As a junior, he averaged 8.5 points and 2.9 rebounds per game.

A 6-7, 230 forward, Aaron Meredith played forward at Grandby High School and was a second-team all-district selection.

Owens II is a 5-11 point guard from Bishop Sullivan High. As a senior, he was an all-academic honoree, the Atlantic Shores Tournament MVP and a first team all-TCIS selection.

Sousa is a 6-6, 220 small forward from Brazil. He spent four seasons in Italy playing for a professional development program. Sousa spent last year at Massanutten Military Academy.

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