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TCU Basketball Signs Four-Star Guard Josh Parrish

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The four-star guard out of Arlington became the first player to sign with TCU in next year's recruiting class.

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TCU Basketball formally announced the signing of Josh Parrish this morning, on the first day of the early period for high school recruits in the Class of 2016 to sign their national letter of intent. Parrish is a four-star guard out of Seguin High School in Arlington. He became the first player to commit to and sign for Trent Johnson in next year's recruiting class. Parrish is the younger brother of current TCU guard Brandon Parrish.

TCU's full release on the signing is below:

FORT WORTH, Texas - TCU men's basketball head coach Trent Johnson announced the signing of Josh Parrish Wednesday morning.

"Josh Parrish comes from a great family and has been a priority for our program for over a year," said Johnson. "Josh is a versatile player with the ability to play multiple positions on the perimeter. We are extremely excited about Josh's aggressive nature and physical style of play, which will allow him to compete right away.  He will have a positive impact on our program and we look forward to being a part of his continued development as a student-athlete."

Parrish will don the Purple and White after being ranked in the prestigious Rivals 150 nationally at No. 149. The 6-foot-5 guard is a four star recruit according to MaxPreps and ranked as the 15th best player in the state of Texas by 247Sports. He also sits as the No. 37 ranked small forward in the class of 2016 and is a three star recruit by Rivals.com. Parrish, who is the 13th ranked player in the state of Texas according to Texashoops.com, has starred at Seguin High School in Arlington. He was named first-team all-district as a junior after averaging 12 points, 7.0 boards, 3.5 assists and 1.2 steals per game.

Parrish, who is the younger brother of junior Brandon Parrish, averaged 10.3 points, 3.0 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game for Urban DFW Elite at the Adidas Uprising Summer Championships this past July.