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Syracuse Athletics announces the signing of Oshae Brissett

It’s official.

USA Today High School Sports

Syracuse Athletics officially announced the signing of Class of 2017 forward Oshae Brissett on Wednesday morning.

Brissett signed his National Letter of Intent on Tuesday in Canada.

Brissett committed to Syracuse at halftime of a Knicks-Raptors game in Toronto. He met Carmelo Anthony after the game and took a picture with the former national champion.

Oshae Brissett with Carmelo Anthony
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Per the press release:

A 6-8, 195 forward from Mississauga, Ontario, Brissett competed at Athlete Institute Prep this past winter. He was named the BioSteel All-Canadian High School Player of the Year during an awards ceremony at the BioSteel All-Canadian Basketball Game on April 10. Brissett had 20 points and six rebounds in the contest.

Athlete Institute reached the semifinals of the Ontario Scholastic Basketball Association (OSBA) Playoffs in early April. The team's season ended in a 97-88 loss to The Rise Academy, a game in which Brissett tallied 27 points. The Bears, coached by Chris Cobbina, completed the year with a 24-9 overall record, including an 18-14 league mark. Brissett earned first-team All-OSBA recognition. He averaged 22.8 points, 10.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists, according to media accounts. has Brissett ranked as a four-star and and a three-star recruit in the Class of 2017.

Brissett is the third signee in the 2017 class for Syracuse, joining Bourama Sidibe and Howard Washington.

Syracuse still has three open scholarships for next season.