As the commitments continue to pour in, we go to the furthest most Eastern point of the state for the 17th pledge from the Class of 2013.
A.J. Merriweather (Jackson Southside) made the most of his summer experience as the 6'3 shooting guard will attend East Tennessee State next fall.
Merriweather, who ran with the Nashville Celtics this past summer, is a dynamic athlete who defends hard and has the ability to score in a multitude of ways. He parlayed a serious July into his D1 pledge.
ETSU plays in the Atlantic Sun Conference and is coached by Murray Bartow in his eigth season at the Johnson City, Tennessee stalwart.