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4-Star Recruit Sidney Wilson Chooses St. John's Over UConn, Texas

Sidney Wilson, the four-star forward from Brewster Academy, made his college choice on Saturday, announcing his intention to go to St. John's. UConn and Texas were the other finalists.

Wilson, 6-foot-7, a versatile player who drew significant interest from UConn, stepped to the podium at the Dunlevy Milbank Community Center in Harlem to announce his choice after 6 p.m.

Wilson, who was originally expected to play a post-graduate year at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, N.H., where he will graduate May 27, decided in April to reclassify to the Class of 2017. He narrowed his choices down to six, and then three. He visited UConn last fall, unofficially, and then made an official...