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Patterson grad Shakir Brown commits to James Madison
Patterson grad Shakir Brown commits to James Madison

From Baltimore to Atlanta to Iowa to Texas, Shakir Brown has been a well-traveled man over the past four years. Starting this summer, the former Patterson star will finally get to spend more than a year in one place. The 6-foot-6, 225-pound forward is headed to Harrisonburg, Va., after committing to James Madison on Monday. “It’s been a long road just to get to DI,” Brown said Tuesday. “It was frustrating sometimes. Sometimes I was like, ‘I don’t want to be doing this.’ But my mother told me to never quit something you start. She told me about how I can become something out of nothing.” Brown, who will have two years of eligibility...

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