Future Friar Brandon Austin To Play In Mary Kline Classic

    April 18, 2013

    PROVIDENCE, R.I.-- It was announced this week that on Sunday, June 2, future Providence College men's basketball player Brandon Austin, who signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Providence College, will be playing in the third annual Mary Kline Classic basketball game at Philadelphia University, in Philadelphia,Pa.

    Brandon Austin will be one of the 40 players attending the Mary Kline Classic, and he will be playing for team Perseverance. Austin is currently ranked 56th on ESPN's Top 100 high school seniors list, No. 38 on Scout.com's Top 100, No. 45 on Rival.com's list, and No. 49 on CBSsports.com Top 100 list. Austin, a 6-foot-6-inch, 180-pound guard attends Imhotep Charter High School and plays for Head Coach Andre Noble.

    The Mary Kline Classic is an annual basketball tournament for the top high school basketball players. The game is held in honor of Mary Kline, who died of cancer, and anyone else who is battling or lost their life to cancer. The event will include an underclassmen and a senior game, along with a three point shoot out and a slam dunk contest. All proceeds from the event will go to National Brain Tumor Society. The National Brain Tumor Society uses these funds to research and help find a cure to brain tumors.