KNOXVILLE — Josh Richardson waited until late in the process to make his college choice, but when he saw the school he wanted to attend, he didn’t waste much time making it official.
Tennessee’s newest basketball signee faxed in his National Letter of Intent on Wednesday, just days after he committed on an official visit over the weekend.
“I took a visit to Tennessee's campus and loved it, and I ended up committing while I was there,” the 6-foot-5, 180-pound guard said in a UT release. “I'm very excited about my decision.”
Richardson, out of Santa Fe High School in Edmond, Okla., had long-standing relationship with new Vols coach Cuonzo Martin, who recruited Richardson while he was at Missouri State. He picked the Volunteers over offers from Georgia Tech, Oklahoma, Penn State and TCU.
Patrick Brown has been the University of Tennessee beat writer since January 2011. A native of Memphis, Brown graduated from UT in May of 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Electronic Media and worked at the Knoxville News Sentinel for two years on the sports editorial staff and as a freelance contributor. If it’s the NBA, the NFL or SEC football and basketball, he’s probably reading about it or watching it on TV. Contact him ...